Educating Rita. Image shows from L to R: Rita (Julie Walters), Dr. Frank Bryant (Michael Caine).

Educating Rita

Educating Rita. Image shows from L to R: Dr. Frank Bryant (Michael Caine), Rita (Julie Walters).

Educating Rita

Moving comedy drama about a hairdresser who dreams of rising above her drab urban existence. Stars Julie Walters and Michael Caine

Genre
Film
Released
1983
Starring
Julie Walters, Michael Caine, Michael Williams, Maureen Lipman, Jeananne Crowley, Malcolm Douglas, Godfrey Quigley, Dearbhla Molloy and others
Writer
Willy Russell
Director
Lewis Gilbert
Producers
Lewis Gilbert and Bill Cartlidge

Production Details

Release date
1983
Soundtrack
Music by David Hentschel. Pub song by Stephen Gilbert.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

Last repeat
Thursday 25th February 2021 at 9:00pm on BBC4

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