Plays Directory : My Fair Lady

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe (ad. from George Bernard Shaw)
  • Written
    1956
  • Overview
    Musical adaptation of Shaw's 'Pygmalion'.

    It tells the tale of poor, lower class flower girl, Eliza Doolittle's accidental meeting of the upper class Professor Henry Higgins. After what seemed an insignificant bet with his colleague and house guest, Colonel Pickering, he enlists the help of his house staff (Poor Professor Higgins), determined and obsessed with grooming Ms Doolittle into passing her off as a lady in front of heads of state, aristocracy and even royals at a ball. Trying her out at the races in Ascot, she struggles through and wins the affection of all she meets, including Higgins' mother and notably the infatuation of Freddie Eynsford-Hill (On The Street Where You Live). When Eliza appears ready for the ultimate test (By George I Think She's Got It) they take her to the ball where she is rumoured to be a Hungarian Princess. Eliza is on cloud nine after the success (I Could Have Danced All Night) , but Higgins appears to lose interest in his ingenue (You Did It). Falling out and moving out, they then both realise they can't live without one another (I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face and Without You) and stubbornly they both refuse to admit this but end up being drawn back together. Classic tale of poor girl meets rich boy, girl makes good, they fall in love and we're to presume they live happily ever after.

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4 known characters

13 known roles


Connected mandy members:

John Conroy
John Conroy
Actor
2018, Colonel Pickering
Teatro di San Carlo, Naples
Matthew Blake
Matthew Blake
Child Actor
2018, Colonel Pickering
School Production
Alex Dalton
Alex Dalton
Actor
2014, Colonel Pickering
West Yorkshire Playhouse
Hugh Osborne
Hugh Osborne
Actor
2013, Colonel Pickering
Kilworth House Theatre
Guy Potter
Guy Potter
Actor
2009, Colonel Pickering
Ondaatje Hall
Graham Hoadly
2009, Colonel Pickering
Cambridge Arts Theatre
Terry Victor
Terry Victor
Actor
2008, Colonel Pickering
Aberystwyth
Joe Riley
Joe Riley
Actor
2007, Colonel Pickering
Arthur Mellows Village College
Peter Sandon
Peter Sandon
Voice Over: English
2006, Colonel Pickering
Richard J Hunt
2006, Colonel Pickering
Judi Dench Theatre
Eric Jones
Eric Jones
Actor
1999, Colonel Pickering
Chester Gateway Theatre