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Letter to the Actress Playing Rita in Educating Rita Dear Miss Walters It's come to my attention that you'll be playing the part of Rita from the production of 'Educating Rita' in the west end. My name is Steven Spielberg, and I am a Hollywood manager, and rather recently I've taken an interest in the drama Educating Rita. The objective of this correspondence is to assist you in understanding the complex nature of Rita so it's possible to execute her authentically. As you might already understand the play Educating Rita focuses on a twenty six year-old woman named Rita who at the start of Act one was a narrow minded, outspoken and socially innocent Liverpudlian who's trapped by her working class life. Rita desperately wishes to become educated so that she moves to the Open University where she meets Frank her English lecturer. With Frank's edification she finally becomes educated nevertheless in the process her character changes very drastically and consequently her relationship with Frank and Denny her spouse deteriorates. Rita is extremely determined to research Frank, affirmation of this may be found at the start on Act one when Frank will not teach her, "I did not really need to take this route" after hearing this Rita leaves the room and dramatically re-enters and says "You're my teacher - an' you are gonna bleedin' well teach me." Thinking out of a directors point of view this is one of the most important scenes from the drama as this is where the viewers reach their first incite into Rita's personality, so it is fundamental that if you recite this line you speak with a forceful tone. Rita is a working class girl who has littl...