Characters in the plays of George Bernard Shaw
Many people are familiar with "Pygmalion," which the musical "My Fair Lady" is based upon. How well do you know Shaw's other plays? 10 Questions.
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These amusing twins are featured in "You Never Can Tell," one of Shaw's earlier "Plays Pleasant." What are their names?
William and Gloria
Philip and Dolly
Walter and Sylvia
Shaw's play, "The Man of Destiny" is based on which great historical military leader?
Alexander the Great
In "Man and Superman," what is the name of the witty and intelligent chauffeur who finds the problems of his aristocratic employer trivial and amusing?
What was "Mrs. Warren's Profession"?
In "Caesar and Cleopatra," what is the name of Caesar's close friend, whom he later leaves behind as governor of Egypt?
What is the name of Cleopatra's nurse in the same play?
In "The Doctor's Dilemma," which surgeon owns a patent for an operation to remove the 'nuciform sac'?
Sir Colenso Ridgeon
In "Arms and the Man," what is the name of the Swiss man to whom Raina refers as the 'chocolate cream soldier'?
In "Misalliance," what is the name of the daredevil woman whose family has sworn that at least one member of it must risk their life every day?
Finally, an easier question from one of Shaw's more well known plays: What is the name of the Colonel who is friends with Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle in "Pygmalion"?
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