It’s 1997. Tony Blair has won the election. Channel 5 is a month old. Britain is the coolest place in the world.
At the local secondary school it’s a different story. Miss Belltop-Doyle can’t control her Year 9s, Mr Pashley has been put in charge of a confiscated Tamagotchi and for some unknown reason, Princess Anne is attending the Year 11 leavers assembly. Tobias, the German language assistant, watches on. Things can only get better.
Having won them an Edinburgh Fringe First Award in 2017, Education, Education, Education is The Wardrobe Ensemble’s love letter to the schools of the 90s; asking big questions about a country in special measures, exploring what we are taught and where responsibility lies.
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