Rita, Sue and Bob Too




Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 7:30pm - Saturday, 3 February 2018 - 7:30pm
Main Stage, 7.30pm Saturday matinee 2.30pm
£20 - £12 / Under 26s £8 / Kirklees Passport holders £3 off
Out of Joint, Octagon Theatre Bolton and Royal Court Theatre
Written by: 
Andrea Dunbar
Max Stafford-Clark and Kate Wasserberg

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 they each think they control.


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


Told with wicked humour, startling insight and a great ear for dialogue, RITA, SUE AND BOB TOO famously became a cult film. The classic play’s original director Max Stafford-Clark directs this major new production.


'Dunbar’s play is as fresh as a stiff northerly wind off the Pennines. The story is bursting with a gutsy vitality’