Half a Sixpence archiveMusical made famous in a film starring Tommy Steele. When a young draper's apprentice receives an unexpected legacy which makes him acceptable to the snobbish Walsingham family, he must choose between love for his childhood sweetheart and the flattering attentions of Helen Walsingham.. From the Original book 'Kipps' by H G Wells. Digital imaging by Mic Pool, Jude Kelly will introduce photography into the production, and will work with the watercolour artist Len Tabner to create visual imagery.


Jonjo O'Neill (Arthur Kipps), Samantha Seager (Ann Pornick), David Alder (Mr Shalford), Cameron Blakely (Chitterlow), Julie Bourne (Laura), Ken Bradshaw (Young Walsingham), Lindsey Dawson (Flo Bates), Damien Delaney (Ensemble), Jenny Dougan (Ensemble), Cara Elston (Ensemble), Susan Fay (Mrs Walsingham), Sara Griffiths (Helen Walsingham), Lucy Harris (Shop Girl), Pip Hinton (Mrs Botting), Clare Humphrey (Shop Girl), Bret Jones (Carshot), Matt Lightowler (Ensemble), Tania Mathurin (Shop Girl), Andrew Norris (Pearce), Carl Patrick (Buggins), Jeanette Ranger (Mrs Botting), Nick Searle (Sid Pornick)


Music: David Heneker
Lyrics: David Heneker
Book by: Beverley Cross
Director(s): Jude Kelly, Wendy Gadain (music), James Powell (assistant)
Choreographer: Stephen Mear
Design: Peter McKintosh
Lighting: Chris Davy
Sound: Conrad Hendricks
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Half a Sixpence

Half a Sixpence (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T01759841961. Details of all Half a Sixpence archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1532

Archive Listings

27 Nov 02
30 Nov 02
Mitchell Arts Centre
15 Nov 00
20 Jan 01
Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse)
West Yorkshire

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