Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Listed by: Bristol Old Vic

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“As long as you’re alive that’s all that matters”

Best friends Rita and Sue get a lift home from married Bob after babysitting his kids. When he takes the scenic route and offers them a bit of fun, the three start a fling each of them think they control.

Andrea Dunbar’s semi-autobiographical play, written for the Royal Court Theatre in 1982 when she was just 19, is a vivid portrait of girls caught between brutal childhood and an unpromising future, both hungry for adult adventure.

Told with startling insight, a great ear for dialogue and wicked humour, Rita Sue and Bob Too was adapted into a cult 80s film. The classic play’s original director Max Stafford-Clark directs this major new production from Out of Joint.

3-7 Oct
Theatre
7.30pm, 2.30pm 
(Sat mat)
£29-£10 (plus booking fee)

Running Time 75 mins, no interval
Ages 14+ 
Contains adult themes, smoking and strong language.

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