Report by Emma Crielly
As part of our Higher English course, the play that was chosen for us to read was Educating Rita a funny and believable piece of work by Willy Russell. Educating Rita is set in Liverpool. Rita is a cheeky 27 year old Scouser who decides she wants to be an ‘educated woman’. She is given a tutor, Frank, a worn out creative hippie who would prefer to be in the pub instead of teaching. A way to help us understand the play more was to go and see a live performance in Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre.
Other than the cold, I really enjoyed the play, which had only two actors, Charlie Lawson and Emma Cunniffe. They put on a really good performance and kept the audience’s attention right until the end. I would recommend the play to anyone who likes a laugh.