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Alistair McGowan writes and stars in a play about the first night of GB Shaw's Pygmalion.

Alistair McGowan writes and stars in a play about the scandalous opening night of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion - the first time that the word 'bloody' was used on the British stage. The production also created a passionate love-hate triangle of Shaw (McGowan), his leading man, Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (Richard McCabe) and his leading lady, the irrepressible Mrs Patrick Campbell (Charlotte Page), who played the 19 year old Eliza Doolittle at the age of 49.

Directed by Emma Harding.