The book is a semi autobiographical story about a woman who has achieved nothing in her life and wants to get an education before it is too late. Russell faces many problems when trying to introduce his play such as showing Franks alcohol dependency, Rita striving for a change, showing relationships between Frank and Rita, Frank and Julia and Rita and Denny During the course of the play Rita shows how she can achieve what she wanted.
Russell has written a string of popular, award-winning plays and musicals, but perhaps one of the most well known is Educating Rita. Although no one ever comes out and ridicules her for speaking the way she does, there is always the pressure looming over her to conform to the rest of the students in their way of speaking.
Some of these aspects are her attitude, her language, her educational development, her physical appearance and her personal life His brooding sense of failure as a write, teacher, lover and human being have crippled him and made it difficult for him to reach his full potential.
As so often the case, the movie was more elaborate with additional scenes, some of which were spoken of or retold by the actors in the play.
The play is set in the same room throughout the whole production but the atmosphere changes dramatically throughout. P2 I would define her in terms of her social class as a snobby person. Rita's entrance, "I'm comin' in, aren't I?
The grounds on which I found it entertaining is based upon the basic plot outline which consists of Rita, a working-class Liverpool girl, with a hunger for education and Frank, her lecturer, attempts to do just that, but, their relationship changes, they become close Russell uses an effective way to start the play.