Milford House Museum

 

Bunty Turner

 

Bunty Turner is a famous actress and  past pupil of Manor House School. Born Isabella Grainne Turner in Holywood Co. Down in Northern Ireland. She  succeeded July Andrews in the role of Eliza Doolittle in 'My Fair Lady'. She had to audition for the part fourteen time before she got the role. She played Eliza Doolittle in from 1963 to 1966  touring in London, South Africa and Australia. She now lives in Sydney Australia

Brochure for 'My Fair Lady' at Her Majesty's Theatre Sydney. Signed by Bunty Turner

Milford House hold a large archive of her photographic portfolio, newspaper cuttings charting her career and items relating to 'My Fair Lady'.

Cartoon of cast of 'My Fair Lady' from the South Africa production. Drawn by Jock Leyden