THE BASHFUL GENIUS

Written by Harold Callen

Directed by Frank Dunlop assisted by Richard Digby Day

Ian McKellen in the role of Winifred Hutchins

Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham

12 February 1964

 

Words from Ian McKellen

A new American play loosely based on the facts of Bernard Shaw’s life in 1896-98. I entered briefly as a fictional trades union leader, oddly given a female first name, which the director Frank Dunlop mischievously refused to change, to my embarrassment.

 

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