George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. His influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman. With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation. Since his death he has regularly been rated as second only to Shakespeare among British dramatists. Here in this exciting audiobook experience you will find the very best of George Bernard Shaw’s vibrant personality and inspirational words.