Pygmalion at Garrick Theatre from 12 May 2011
The Chichester Festival production of Pygmalion, opens at the West End's Garrick Theatre on 25 May 2011, following previews from 12 May - booking to 3 Sep 2011.
It is directed and designed again by Philip Prowse, and will again feature Rupert Everett as Henry Higgins.
Kara Tointon, best known for playing Dawn Swann in BBC soap opera EastEnders and the 2010 winner of BBC television series Strictly Come Dancing, will play the role of 'Eliza Doolittle' and Peter Eyre 'Colonel Pickering'. Further casting to be confirmed!
Egocentric Professor of Phonetics, Henry Higgins, 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.
This production played at the Chichester Festival last year (9 July - 27 August 2010)