Tag: Received Pronunciation
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Born in Leeds in 1937, Tony Harrison is one of the very few contemporary writers to earn a living almost entirely from poetry, whether for stage, screen, or page. He published his first pamphlet collection, Earthworks, in 1964, and continues to write and publish to this day, his work combining the personal and intimate with […]more
My Fair Lady, a musical version of George Bernard Shaw’s 1912 play Pygmalion, was first performed on Broadway in 1956, and has been in performance somewhere in the world almost ever since. Telling the tale of how London phonetics professor Henry Higgins gives cockney flower seller Eliza Doolittle speech lessons in order to pass her […]more