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See the full cast details below – and visit the gallery for some loverly shots of our Eliza!

For the second show in our 60th anniversary year, Irving presents Lerner and Loewe’s legendary musical My Fair Lady. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s sparkling comedy Pygmalion, it tells the story of Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle, and her transformation into a beautiful society woman at the hands of phonetics expert Professor Henry Higgins.

The score includes some of the best-known songs of all time – I Could Have Danced all Night; The Rain in Spain, Wouldn’t it be Loverly?, Get Me to the Church on Time, With a Little Bit of Luck On the Street Where You Live and I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.

To mark Irving’s 60th anniversary, we invite you to put on evening dress and join us for a Gala Evening during the performance on Thursday 7 November. For just ¬£2.50 extra per person on your ticket price (bands A, B and C only) you will enjoy a glass of ¬†prosecco, plus nibbles and a cupcake as we host an interval reception.

My Fair Lady opened on Broadway in 1956 with Rex Harrison as Higgins and Julie Andrews as Eliza; who reprised their roles in London at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1958 – the show ran for five and a half years.

George Cukor directed the Oscar-winning film version in 1964, with Audrey Hepburn as Eliza.

Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “Pygmalion”
Original production directed and staged by Moss Hart
This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe)
All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe




Eliza Doolittle Jessica Hughes

Henry Higgins Jeremy Warbrick

Colonel Pickering Stuart Mclellan

Alfred P Doolittle Colin Musgrove

Mrs Higgins Julie Merrick

Freddie Eynsford-Hill Craig Fisher

Mrs Pearce Elizabeth Holland

Zoltan Kaparthy/Chorus Ash Seaborne

Harry/Chorus Phil Kemp

Jamie/Chorus Steve Whitaker

Mrs Hopkins/Chorus Nicki Stapleton

Mrs Eynsford-Hill/Chorus Meryl Bunce

Lord Boxington/Chorus Eliot Bunce

Higgins butler/Selsey man/Chorus Simon Loughe

Embassy footman/Hoxton man/Chorus Simon Spence

George, bartender/Chorus Ken Sawyer

Second footman/Chorus David Dodson

Chorus Daniel Warren

Female chorus Natasha Sawyer

Female chorus Melanie Mills

Female chorus Julia Foulsham

Female chorus Jane Parkinson

Female chorus Lauren Bunce

Female chorus Hayley Nunn

Maid chorus Helen Stewart

Maid chorus Abby Hardman

Maid chorus Frances Gaul

Maid chorus Christian Jenner

Maid chorus Andrea Eden

Children's chorus Esmae Child

Children's chorus Elizabeth Gant-Smith

Children's chorus Frances Warren

Children's chorus Edith Stewart

Children's chorus Romilly Glover


Director/Choreographer Sian Couture

Musical Director Nicola Brazier

Associate Director Mark Wheeler

Stage Manager Benjamin Child

Production Secretary Christian Jenner

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