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Tag Archives: George Bernard Shaw

“Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve” – Art of Quotation

“Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve” — George Bernard Shaw, Irish, playwright, writer Source: “Democracy is a device that ensures we … Continue reading

02/11/2017 · 3 Comments

George Bernard Shaw says: | The Müscleheaded Blog

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” Source: George Bernard Shaw says: | The Müscleheaded Blog

11/03/2016 · 1 Comment

Isadora Duncan | Madeleine Emerald Thiele

“I have the right to choose the father of my own children,” Isadora Duncan declared. She then wrote to George Bernard Shaw, asking him ‘Will you be the father of my … Continue reading

10/05/2016 · 2 Comments

Vivien Leigh in Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) | FROM THE BYGONE

Source: Vivien Leigh in Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) | FROM THE BYGONE

10/04/2016 · Leave a comment

A Very Short Biography of George Bernard Shaw | Interesting Literature

The interesting life of the great playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was a prolific writer of plays but also of essays justifying his plays: the two (double-columned) volumes of his … Continue reading

09/27/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Obituary • WENDY HILLER • 2003

A great dame from the last hundred years has gone. Dame Wendy Hiller, who died yesterday at home at the grand old age of 90, was one of the twentieth … Continue reading

03/04/2016 · Leave a comment

The Archive: Annie Horniman and the first English repertory theatre | Features | The Stage

Originally posted in The Stage. It all began with a letter in the Manchester Guardian, as it then was, on July 11 1907, announcing that Miss AEF Horniman and Mr B … Continue reading

10/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Imogene Coca – Style Icon

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is the 96th birthday of Imogene Coca.  There are a lot of people whose lives seem less remembered than others and less recognition is paid…

11/19/2014 · Leave a comment

Quotes & Snippets • Ernest Thesiger

The British stage and screen actor Ernest Thesiger was certainly quite a character. He originally studied at the Slade School of Art but settled on acting instead of painting. His great hobby was needlework, … Continue reading

10/03/2014 · 8 Comments

Quote • Major Barbara • George Bernard Shaw

“He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.” Major Barbara Related Happy Birthday to My Love, George Bernard Shaw

07/26/2014 · Leave a comment


“This is all very well, Richardson, and it might do for Chekhov, but it doesn’t do for me. Your gasps are upsetting my stops and semicolons, and you’ve got to stick to them.” … Continue reading

07/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Profile • Mrs Patrick Campbell (Beatrice Stella Tanner)

“Walk! Not bloody likely. I am going in a taxi.” This famous line from George Bernard Shaw‘s Pygmalion was first spoken by Mrs Patrick Campbell in the original production in 1914. At the time … Continue reading

03/02/2013 · 1 Comment