A major rivial of one of the best loved plays of the 20th Century.
Alistair McGowan leads an established company of actors in a 100th anniversary year production of Shaw's enduring masterpiece directed by Tony Award-winning David Grindley.
Pygmalion is perhaps best known as the inspiration for the musical My Fair Lady. The aristocratic and pompous Professor Henry Higgins (made famous by Rex Harrison) makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can transform the manners and speech of Cockney flower girl ELiza Doolittle and pass her off as a society lady. Packed with a host of larger than life characters including Alfred Doolittle and lovelorn Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Pygmalion remains one of Shaw's most popular plays and a classic British drama; full of his trademark wit, style and humour.
Bafta Award-winning Alistair McGowan stars in this major new rival of Shaw's enduring masterpiece. His prolific career as an impressionist, comic and writer also includes an Olivier Award-nominated performance for Little Shop of Horrors. Rula Lenska joins Alistair to play Mrs Higgins and Jamie Foreman will play Alfred Doolittle. Rula is one of our leading stage and television actors with appearances in all major TV series including her role as Claudia in Coronation Street. Jamie Foreman has over thirty film credits to his name including Layer Cake and Polanski's Oliver Twist. His television credits include Derek Branning in Eastenders.
*All tickets are subject to a £2.50 booking fee
Lying at the heart of the City's cultural quarter, Cambridge Arts Theatre...0.02 miles away
Situated right in the heart of the city, the Corn Exchange holds up to...0.03 miles away
The Old Schools were the first buildings owned by the public University,...0.04 miles away
Contemporary paintings, sculpture, photography, original prints, ceramics...0.04 miles away
The Corpus Playroom is an intimate studio venue in the heart of Cambridge.0.06 miles away
The Whipple Museum houses a designated collection of scientific...0.06 miles away
If you wait as the hour approaches, you can see exactly why the unusual...0.06 miles away
The Chapel is the grandest and most beautiful building in Cambridge and...0.08 miles away
See the panoramic views of cambridge and the Colleges from the top of the...0.08 miles away
Founded by the members of the town guilds of Corpus Christi, & the Blessed...0.08 miles away
The second oldest college in Cambridge, with the oldest surviving river...0.1 miles away
William Bateman, Bishop of Norwich founded Trinity Hall in 1350, to...0.12 miles away
Edmund Gonville founded the city's fourth oldest college in 1348. The...0.12 miles away
A fine example of a 20th Century English garden, it was redesigned in 1947...0.13 miles away
The Senate House, is the parliament building of Cambridge University, it...0.13 miles away
The wealthiest college in Cambridge, founded by Henry VIII towards the end...0.14 miles away