Lerner & Loewe's ever popular musical

Showing:

23 November - 27 January

Evening shows from Tues – Sun.
Sat matinees every week.
Sun matinees every week
(excl. Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve)
Wed matinee: 20 Dec. Thurs matinee – 21 & 28 Dec.

The story of Eliza Dolittle – the Cockney flower girl who speaks in ‘yowls’ and not ‘vowels’ – has rightfully captivated audiences for decades.

Add to this an unforgettable score including songs Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?, On The Street Where You Live, I Could Have Danced All Night and Get Me To The Church On Time and My Fair Lady’s phenomenal worldwide success can be readily understood.

Following the record-breaking success of High Society last Christmas, The Mill is delighted to welcome back Joseph Pitcher to direct and choreograph what promises to be a very special and truly momentous production.

Joseph brings with him a cast including High Society’s leading lady Bethan Nash (Eliza Doolittle) and seasoned West End performer Martin Fisher (Professor Higgins).

Come and celebrate the Christmas period in style and join us for this sparkling show. A theatrical event not to be missed! 


OPENING TIMES:

Matinee performances:
Bar open from 12pm.
Lunch served between 12:15pm and 2pm.
Performance starts at 2:15pm.
 
Evening performances:
Bar open from 6pm.
Dinner served between 6:15pm and 8pm.
Performance starts at 8:15pm.

Please note: every ticket comes with a home-cooked two-course meal. Click here to see our My Fair Lady Christmas menu.
If you book for a show between 23 November – 24 December your ticket will also include a delicious festive mince pie.
Directed And Choreographed By:
Joseph Pitcher
Written By:
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture ‘PYGMALION’
Musical Director:
Joe Bunker
Musical Supervisor/Orchestrations:
Charlie Ingles
Set Designer:
Michael Holt
Costume Designer:
Natalie Titchener
Assistant Choreographer:
Rachel Moran
Cast List:
Eric Carte – Colonel Pickering
Felicity Duncan – Mrs Pearce
Francesca Ellis – Mrs Eynsford-Hill
Martin Fisher – Professor Higgins
Alex Hammond – Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Susan Kyd – Mrs Higgins
Rachel Moran – Clara Eynsford-Hill
Bethan Nash – Eliza Doolittle
Spencer O’Brien – Harry
Amanda Sim – Mrs Perkins
Phil Snowden – Alfred Doolittle
James William-Pattison – Jamie
Musicians:
Joe Atkin-Reeves – Reed (Clar/Sax/Flute)
Peter Hutchison – Double Bass
David Larkin – Violin/Viola
Callum White – Percussion

Reviews

“Delightful production, full of subtle and original touches. The excellent ensemble goes through as extensive a transformation as Eliza herself and at breakneck speed. Martin Fisher is an unusually youthful and mellifluous Higgins and Bethan Nash a splendidly spirited Eliza. They do full justice to the evergreen songs”

Sunday Express

“From start to finish, this wonderful production is nothing short of sensational...the acting, the singing and excellent choreography is of the highest standard. I was mesmerised from the very start. This is not to be missed. Ditch the tellybox and get down to The Mill for this sumptuous seasonal singularly super musical.”

Slough and Windsor Observer

“Wow! This latest presentation at The Mill at Sonning simply blew me away. Joseph Pitcher has created a lively, witty and beautiful production of one of Lerner & Loewe’s greatest musicals. You really feel as if you are at Covent Garden and Ascot and part of the whole thing. In fact I had to make a strong effort not to join in with the singing! The choreography was outstanding in every number. My Fair Lady is the perfect show to celebrate Christmas or to warm-up your winter evenings”

Oxford Times

“The set design and costumes place you right in the centre of the action, and would not be out of place in a West End show. With a brilliant repertoire of songs, heartening story and just the right amount of comedy, you will leave the theatre thinking it was more than alright: it was loverly”

Wokingham Paper

“My Fair Lady is something to savour on lots of levels – terrific singing, acting and movement. The songs are exceptional, the choreography perfectly tailored to The Mill’s stage – and Eliza’s acting and singing melt the heart. This is a full-blown musical and would normally need a stage four times the size of The Mill’s, but the dancing and acrobatics are so skilful that the size doesn’t matter.”

Henley Standard

"By George, they’ve got it. With a composite set, clever lighting and a dedicated cast – brilliant dance routines as well – this was a small ensemble playing up a storm and achieving a big theatre experience"

Newbury Weekly