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Pygmalion archiveShaw's dramatisation of a Cockney flower girl's metamorphosis into a lady is not only a delightful fantasy but also has much to say about social class, money, spiritual freedom and womens' independence. Its combination of ideas and social comment, together with its rich comic characterization, make it one of the most enduring and entertaining of English comedies. Henry Higgins, Professor of Linguistics and confirmed bachelor, wagers that within six months he will transform flower seller, Eliza Doolittle, into a lady who can take her place in high society. Shaw's masterpiece is both brilliantly funny and a devastating critique of the English class system. This play formed the basis of "My Fair Lady".
Author George Bernard-Shaw. Producer York Theatre Royal. Director Damian Cruden.

Pygmalion

Pygmalion (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0828455721. Details of all Pygmalion archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4689

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27 May 06
to
17 Jun 06
Theatre Royal
York
North Yorkshire

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