Barefoot Players aim to bring Shaw’s play up to date

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Mid-Sussex based The Barefoot Players are staging George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion at the Marlborough Theatre, Brighton as part of the 2013 Brighton Fringe Festival

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George Bernard Shaw’s most popular play is re-imagined in the image-conscious modern world of fashion and celebrity. The result is a fast-paced satire of society, snobbery and appearance over substance, says spokeswoman Eleanor Conlon

Performances are June 6, 7.30pm; June 7, 7.30pm; and June 8, 2.30pm and 7.30pm at The Marlborough Theatre, 4 Princes Street, Brighton.

“Our work includes vibrant renditions of classic plays, new writing and devised projects,” Eleanor added. “We are regular participants in the Brighton Fringe Festival and the Lindfield Arts Festival and have performed at a variety of fringe venues and found spaces around Sussex.”