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The Old Vic’s Pygmalion with Patsy Ferran and Bertie Carvel – first look

George Bernard Shaw gets a new lease of life!

Patsy Ferran (Eliza Doolittle) and Bertie Carvel (Henry Higgins) in Pygmalion at The Old Vic, © Manuel Harlan
Patsy Ferran (Eliza Doolittle) and Bertie Carvel (Henry Higgins) in Pygmalion at The Old Vic, © Manuel Harlan

The Old Vic has released production images for its upcoming revival of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion.

Shaw’s classic tells of a man who attempts to educate a working-class woman – only to discover that he himself has a thing or two to learn about life.

Directed by Richard Jones (Endgame, Alcina), the cast is led by award-winners Bertie Carvel (as Professor Henry Higgins) and Patsy Ferran (as Eliza Doolittle). Completing the company are Lizzy Connolly (as Clara Eynsford Hill), Grace Cookey-Gam (as Mrs Eynsford Hill), Steven Dykes (as Ensemble), Michael Gould (as Colonel Pickering), Liz Jadav (as Ensemble), Penny Layden (as Mrs Pearce), Sylvestra Le Touzel (as Mrs Higgins), John Marquez (as Alfred Doolittle), Taheen Modak (as Freddy Eynsford Hill), Caroline Moroney (as Ensemble), Rohan Rakhit (as Ensemble) and Kieran Smith (as Aristid Karpathy).

The production features designs by Stewart Laing, lighting by Adam Silverman, sound by Tony Gayle, composition and arrangements by Will Stuart, movement by Sarah Fahie, casting by Jessica Ronane CDG, dialect by William Conacher, voice by Charlie Hughes-D’Aeth, costume supervision by Sarah Bowern and wigs, hair and make-up supervision by Keisha-Paris Banya.

Pygmalion will play at the Old Vic from 6 September to 28 October 2023, with a press performance on 19 September. Tickets are on sale below.

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