Andrew Pollard as Frank and Lauryn Redding as Rita in a scene from Educating Rita which opens at The Dukes on April 5.

Rita’s Ready For Her Close-Up

There’s just a week to go before our co-production of Education Rita opens! And yesterday, during a photo shoot, we had a taster of the great performances to come. Educating Rita, which runs here from April 5-14, is a witty exploration of class, privilege and the power of literature written...

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Our Rita Has Arrived!

Rehearsals are now underway for our homegrown production of the classic comedy, Educating Rita. Our Rita, aka Lauryn Redding, and our Frank, aka Andrew Pollard, arrived today and began settling into their roles at the readthrough of Willy Russell’s funny and moving script. Our Artistic Director, Sarah Punshon had both...

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