Which Theatre Half A Sixpence?

What era was half a sixpence set?

Half A Sixpence is a musical adaptation of H.G. Wells’s autobiographical novel Kipps: The Story Of A Simple Soul. The musical tells the tale of the changing fortunes of Arthur Kipps, an orphan and draper’s assistant at Shalford’s Bazaar in Folkestone, Kent at the turn of the twentieth century.

Who wrote the musical Half a Sixpence?

Half a Sixpence Cast and Creative Julian Fellows, based on the original 1963 musical was written by Beverley Cross and David Heneker. Cast list: Charlie Stemp (Arthur Kipps), Devon-Elise Johnson (Ann Pornick), Ian Bartholomew (Chitterlow), Emma Williams (Helen Walsingham).

When did Tommy Steele Make Half a Sixpence?

Half a sixpence [ 1965 ], production. Tommy steele, Tommy, Singer.

Who sang Half a Sixpence?

The sixpence (6d; /ˈsɪkspəns/), sometimes known as a tanner or sixpenny bit, is a coin that was worth six pence, equivalent to one-fortieth of a pound sterling, or half of a shilling. It was first minted in 1551, during the reign of Edward VI, and circulated until 1980.

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