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♥ Peter and Pygmalion



Last night I went to see George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre. The plot  (to win a bet, phonetics expert Professor Henry Higgins transforms cockney flower girl Eliza Dolittle from a “draggled-tailed guttersnipe” into someone who could pass for a duchess, at a society garden party) could so easily, as so many before me have suggested, segue into a reality TV show.

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