Musical 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.Performers Ian Bartholomew (Chitterlow), Vivien Parry (Mrs Walsingham), Emma Williams (Helen Walsingham), Charlie Stemp (Arthur Kipps), Devon Elise Johnson (Ann Pornick), Kimberly Blake, Nick Butcher, Gerard Carey (James Walsingham), John Conroy (Mr Shalford), Matthew Dale, Jaye Elster, Tim Hodges, Alex Hope (Sidney), Jane How (Lady Punnet), Bethany Huckle (Flo), Rebecca Jayne-Davies, Jennifer Louise Jones, Philip Marriott, Harry Morrison, Sam O'Rourke (Buggins), James Paterson (Uncle Bert), Callum Train (Pierce), Annie Wensak (Aunt Susan), Lauren Varnham.
Music David Heneker. Lyrics David Heneker. Book by Beverley Cross. Producer Chichester Festival Theatre. Producer Cameron Mackintosh. Book by Julian Fellowes. Music George Stiles (new music). Lyrics Anthony Drewe (new lyrics). Director Rachel Kavanaugh. Design Paul Brown. Choreographer Andrew Wright. Music William David Brohn (orchestrations). Music Stephen Brooker (musical supervisor). Musical Director Graham Hurman (+ co-musical supervisor). Lighting Paule Constable. Sound Mick Potter. Director Trevor Jackson (casting director). Director Paul Wooller (casting director).