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Willy Russell - Educating Rita

The sparky and touching tale of a working-class student and her alcohol-fuelled tutor. Stars Laura Dos Santos and Bill Nighy.

A sparky and touching portrayal of the relationship between a working-class Open University student and her alcohol-fuelled tutor.

Willy Russell's award-winning comedy stars Laura Dos Santos as Rita and Bill Nighy as Dr Frank Bryant.

Adapted by Willy Russell from his play originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, which premièred at the Warehouse theatre, London in 1980.

Director: Kirsty Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2009.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Aug 2017 06:00

Broadcasts

  • Sat 8 Oct 2011 06:00
  • Sat 8 Oct 2011 16:00
  • Sun 9 Oct 2011 04:00
  • Sun 19 Aug 2012 13:30
  • Mon 20 Aug 2012 03:30
  • Sat 9 Nov 2013 06:00
  • Sat 9 Nov 2013 16:00
  • Sun 10 Nov 2013 04:00
  • Sat 23 Apr 2016 16:00
  • Sun 24 Apr 2016 04:00
  • Sat 19 Aug 2017 06:00