My Fair Lady

The Lerner & Loewe musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Pygmalian’ is the story of Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle. She becomes part of an experiment by Henry Higgins who passes her off as a lady of quality by teaching her to speak the Queen’s English.

Costume Plot

Eliza Doolittle

Dark, full skirt, blouse, coat, shawl & straw hat (dirty & tatty)
Smart skirt & blouse
Black & white Ascot dress, large brimmed hat & gloves
Suit with hat
Ballgown, long gloves & cape
Day dress & hat

Mrs Pierce

Plain coloured dress
Nightgown, dressing gown & mob cap

Mrs Higgins

Day suit/skirt & blouse
Black & white Ascot dress, large brimmed hat & gloves
Ballgown & gloves

Mrs Eynsford-Hill

Black & white Ascot dress, large brimmed hat & gloves
Ballgown & gloves

Higgins’ Servants – Female

Striped dresses, white bibbed aprons & mob caps
Nightgowns, shawls & mob caps

Ascot Maids

Black & white dresses, frilly waist white aprons & lacy hats

Female Chorus

Full skirts & blouses or dresses, shawls, jackets & a variety of hats
Characters – Pearly Queen, ‘Ladies of the night’, street vendors
Black & white Ascot dresses, large-brimmed hats & gloves
NB Parasols are available at an additional cost.
Ballgowns & gloves

Professor Higgins

Tweed suit & hat
Caped overcoat
Cardigan
Black tailsuit, white waistcoat & bow tie
Cape & top hat

Col. Pickering

Black tailsuit, white waistcoat & bow tie
Opera cloak, white scarf & top hat
3-piece suit
Smoking jacket & cravat
Grey morning suit, cravat & top hat

Doolittle

Collarless shirt, rough trousers, leather waistcoat & hat
Black Penguin jacket, striped trousers, grey waistcoat, cravat & top hat

Harry & Jamie

Collarless shirts, rough trousers with braces, waistcoats & hats
Smarter day suits & bowler hats

Freddy Eynsford-Hill

Black tailsuit, white waistcoat & bow tie
Cape, white scarf & top hat
Grey morning suit, cravat & top hat
Blazer suit, cravat & straw boater

Higgins’ Servants – Male

Striped waistcoats, black trousers, white shirts & black ties

Master of Ceremonies (Ball Scene)

Red penguin jacket, black trousers, bow tie & waistcoat

Male Chorus

Rough trousers with braces, collarless shirts, waistcoats & various hats
Characters – Pearly King, street vendors
Grey morning suits, cravats & top hats
Black tailcoats, white waistcoats & bow ties

Policeman

Police uniform, cape & helmet

Download Female Size Chart Microsoft Word File (180 KB)

Download Male Size Chart Microsoft Word File (180 KB)

Dress Circle Costumiers
Updated May 2013