Ron, VARIATIONS ON A THEME. Globe Theatre, London. 1958
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(About his wife, Joan Wilson) "She saw me on stage in Design for Living and said, 'That's the man for me'. She organized the meeting and we married in 1976. We had a decade together...I loved her dearly, she was so beautiful and gutsy."
Incorrectly reported as not doing his own singing in My Fair Lady
(1964). This was only partially true. The opening chorus of "On the Street Where You Live" which was written especially just for the film, was indeed sung by Brett. But the main verse of the popular song was dubbed by Bill Shirley
. Similarly, the opening chorus to "Show Me" was dubbed by Bill Shirley.
His aristocratic beautifully modulated voice