Pygmalion / Androcles and the Lion

Perhaps Shaw's most well-known play, 'Pygmalion' stars Lynn Redgrave in the Eliza Doolittle role being taught her Ps & Qs by professor Henry Higgins. Shaw himself wrote the screenplay for the 1938 version, becoming the first and only person to have won an Oscar and Nobel Prize for Literature. This disc also features a bonus play, 'Androcles and the Lion' starring Billy Connolly as the Christian heretic about to be thrown to the lions in ancient Rome.

Year: 1973
Genre: TV Comedy, Alice's Playhouse, Television Shows, George Bernard Shaw
Country: UK
Director: Cedric Messina
Starring: Lynn Redgrave, James Villiers, Ronald Fraser, Billy Connolly, Anna Calder-Marshall, Jane Freeman, Bernard Bresslaw, Rupert Frazer
Duration: 120 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level offensive language.
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse



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