Characters

Eliza Doolittle: A cockney flower girl from Lisson Grove, Eliza works outside Covent Garden. Her potential to become “a lady” becomes the object of a bet between Higgins and Pickering.

Henry Higgins: A British, upper class professional bachelor, Higgins is a world-famous phonetics expert, teacher, and author of “Higgins’ Universal Alphabet.”

Colonel Pickering: A retired British officer with colonial experience, Pickering is the author of “Spoken Sanskrit.”

Alfred P. Doolittle: Eliza’s father, Doolittle is an elderly but vigorous dustman.

Freddy Eynsford-Hill: An upper class young man, Freddy becomes completely smitten with Eliza.

Mrs. Eynsford-Hill: A friend of Mrs. Higgins, Mrs. Eynsford-Hill is Freddy’s mother.

Mrs. Higgins: Henry’s long-suffering mother.

Harry: Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle.

Jamie: Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle.

 Mrs. Pearce: Henry Higgins’ housekeeper.

Two Maids. -  Non speaking but sing in harmony in ‘I could have Danced all night’.

Three Cockney Women (Dancers) -  These ladies will dance in ‘With a Little Bit of Luck’ with Doolittle, Jamie and Harry.

Mrs. Hopkins: A cockney woman of Tottenham Court. – Small cameo speaking role.

Bartender: George works in the Tottenham Court Road Pub – Small cameo speaking role

Prof. Zoltan Karpathy: A bearded Hungarian, Karpathy is a former phonetics student of Henry Higgins who fancies himself impossible to dupe when it comes to identifying the origin of anyone’s speech patterns.

Lord Boxington: A friend of Mrs. Higgins, Boxington is an Ascot race patron. – has the odd line.

Lady Boxington: The wife of Lord Boxington – non speaking.

Rosie  –   A flower girl in Covent  Garden - will have lines in a couple of scenes.

Footman: An embassy employee

Maids and Butlers -  A small group is required as the staff of Henry Higgins, they will sing the ‘Servants Lament’, which is sung in harmony.

Company:  Who will appear in the following numbers:

There are the odd lines which will be issued to company members also the smaller roles will be taken from the Company and will not require auditions.