It’s May 1997. Tony Blair has won the election and Katrina and the Waves have won the Eurovision. Channel 5 is a month old. No one knows who Harry Potter is. 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 10s, Mr Pashley had been put in charge of a confiscated tamagotchi and Miss Turner is hoping that this muck-up day goes smoother than the last. Tobias the German language assistant, watches on. Things can only get better.
Education, Education, Education is The Wardrobe Ensemble’s love letter to the schools of the 90s and asks big questions about a country in special measures, exploring what we are taught and why, and where responsibility lies. It was a Fringe First Winner at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival.