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Synopsis

The 40th Anniversary Production starring Stephen Tompkinson and Jessica Johnson

When married hairdresser Rita enrols on a university course to expand her horizons, little does she realise where the journey will take her.  

Her tutor Frank is a frustrated poet, brilliant academic and dedicated drinker, who's less than enthusiastic about taking Rita on, but the two soon realise how much they have to teach each other.  

This hilarious and heart-warming comedy won the Olivier award when it was produced in London's West End by the RSC and was adapted into the multi award winning film which starred Julie Walters and Michael Caine.  

Written by one of our greatest ever playwrights Willy Russell and starring one of our best loved actors Stephen Tompkinson as Frank and introducing Jessica Johnson as Rita. 

See It Safely

In line with current government guidance, safe measures will be in place including enhanced cleaning, e-tickets, and socially distanced spaces in between household parties in the auditorium. Bookers will be sent a pre-visit email which will detail all our measures.

This show with socially distanced seating will be presented in exactly the same way as normal – with a full cast, set and costumes. The quality of the performance will not be compromised in any way.

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Running Time

Approximately 2 hours 10 minutes. There will be no interval.

Age Advice:

Recommended age 14+, contains strong language. 

Standard Pricing
Tue - Sat 7.30pm £19.50 to £34.50
Sat  2pm £19.50 to £34.50
Thu 2pm £19.50 to £29.50
Discounts
Executive Membership £6 off top two prices at all performances or 20% off on Tue 9 Feb 2021.
Access Member Discount [What's This?] £5 off.

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