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Advantages: Great funny dramatic piece, only has two main characters, shows life as it really is for some people
Disadvantages: Hard to understand the Liverpudlian accent in some places, is more suited to older readers

...Skillfully written by the famous Liverpudlian playwright, Willy Russell, Educating Rita is a "must read" play for every drama student. (It is a modern fictitious play recommended for fourteen to eighteen year olds of all reading abilities). (Some of Willy ...

Chuckie8766 07.02.2001 · Read full review
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Not a classic by any account

Advantages: Got me good grades
Disadvantages: Bored me to death (practically)

How can a book like Educating Rita end up on my GCSE syllabus? Not only have we watched the dreadful film, with the attrocious music and acting, but we also had to pick our way through the book. I must say that this play alone is making my life so dull it ...

katiefletcher 18.10.2000 · Read full review
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a great read!!

Advantages: great play, a good read
Disadvantages: had to do it for my coursework so i have read it too many times.

...Willy Russell wrote this play. He wrote Educating Rita in 1979. The play is set in a book-lined study within a university in Northern England. This university runs an open university. In this play Willy Russell has created a unity of place, which mean ...

danzo 26.03.2004 · Read full review
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An education is for life, not just for christmas.

Advantages: Great characters - very 'real'
Disadvantages: Not great if you don't like reading?

Willy Russell is a playwright from Liverrpool, England. He grew up in a poor council estate and did not enjoy school. He became a ladies hairdresser after leaving education. He later returned to education and trained to become a lecturer while writing i ...

laura2310 07.08.2009 · Read full review
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Excellent piece of theatre

Advantages: Excellent as a performance piece
Disadvantages: Not a play just to be read

Willy Russell's "Educating Rita" is a wonderful play - but frequently misunderstood. It is essentially a play to be watched, not read. Whether it was Russell's intention or not, most of the entertainment comes from good portrayal of the characters, rath ...

tbreeze 11.07.2000 · Read full review
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