Educating Rita

Educating Rita (1981) was a theatre production by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre), the Norwegian premiere of the play by Willy Russell. The production was performed at Centralteatret.

Anne-Karen Hytten directed it.

Kjersti Holmen played the role of Rita.

Helge Reiss played the role of Frank.


(Objekt ID 23403)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 4, 1981
Produced by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)
Based on Rita / Timene med Rita by Willy Russell
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Theatre, Comedy
Running period Navember 4, 1981  
Contributors (17)
Name Role
Willy Russell – Playwright
Morten W. Krogstad – Translation
Anne-Karen Hytten – Direction
Harald Martin – Stage design
Inger Derlick – Costume design
Mari Alvim – Light
David Siebert – Light
Kjersti Holmen – Actor (Rita)
Helge Reiss – Actor (Frank)
Sverre Norwalls – Makeup
Pearly Grindvold – Props
Marianne Løkholm Lewin – Props
Jan Einar Schwartzlund – Stage manager
Jon Erik Jensen – Stage Manager
Jostein Sund – Stage Manager
Birgitta Bjørnstad – Prompter
Sverre Horge – Consultant (Jargong-uttrykk)
Performance dates
Navember 4, 1981Oslo Nye Centralteatret National premiere, Norway