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My Fair Lady – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Alan Jay Lerner Director: Andy Johnston Reviewer: Edie Ranvier Southern Light Opera, has set itself a formidable task in taking on  Alan Jay Lerner's My Fair Lady. Not so much because of the challenge of the vocals (the irascible Henry Higgins, famously, need barely sing a note, though as rendered here by John Bruce he can and does), nor ...

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Pygmalion – Oxford Playhouse

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: Sam Pritchard Reviewer:  G. D. Mills Sam Pritchard’s bold, experimental production of Pygmalion at the Oxford Playhouse finds innovative new ways to probe the themes of diction and class. Professor Higgins, a phonetics expert, plucks a common flower girl from the streets of London and resolves, through close manipulation of speech, to make a lady ...

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Pygmalion – Oldham Coliseum

Charlotte Brimble as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion at Oldham Coliseum

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: Chris Honer Reviewer: Donna Kelly More than a hundred years after its stage premiere, George Bernard Shaw’s sparkling comedy Pygmalion has been revived in a new production by Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Pygmalion tells the tale of Henry Higgins, an egocentric Professor of Phonetics who makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can ...

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