Eliza Doolittle: A cockney flower girl from Lisson Grove, Eliza works outside Covent Garden. Her potential to become “a lady” becomes the object of a bet between Higgins and Pickering.
Henry Higgins: A British, upper class professional bachelor, Higgins is a world-famous phonetics expert, teacher, and author of “Higgins’ Universal Alphabet.”
Colonel Pickering: A retired British officer with colonial experience, Pickering is the author of “Spoken Sanskrit.”
Alfred P. Doolittle: Eliza’s father, Doolittle is an elderly but vigorous dustman.
Freddy Eynsford-Hill: An upper class young man, Freddy becomes completely smitten with Eliza.
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill: A friend of Mrs. Higgins, Mrs. Eynsford-Hill is Freddy’s mother.
Mrs. Higgins: Henry’s long-suffering mother.
Bartender: George works the Tottenham Court Road Pub.
Harry: Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle.
Jamie: Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle.
Mrs. Pearce: Henry Higgins’ housekeeper.
Mrs. Hopkins: A cockney woman of Tottenham Court.
Prof. Zoltan Karpathy: A bearded Hungarian, Karpathy is a former phonetics student of Henry Higgins who fancies himself impossible to dupe when it comes to identifying the origin of anyone’s speech patterns.
First Cockney, Second Cockney, Third Cockney, Fourth Cockney: Four men who form a Cockney quartet.
Butler: Henry Higgins’s household employee.
Footman: Henry Higgins’s household employee.
Lord Boxington: A friend of Mrs. Higgins, Boxington is an Ascot race patron.