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David Heneker

Date of Death: January 30, 2001 (94)

Birth Place: Southsea, ENGLAND

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HALF A SIXPENCE to be Broadcast on Sky Arts This Christmas

Half a Sixpence, recorded during its 2016, West Ed Run will be broadcast on Sky Arts this Christmas. The cast features Charlie Stemp as Arthur Kipps and Devon-Elise Johnson as Ann Pornick, alongside three-time Olivier-nominated actor Ian Bartholomew as Chitterlow and three-time Olivier-nominated actress Emma Williams as Helen Walsingham.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 7 - THE PROM Soundtrack, and More!

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the soundtrack to the Netflix film adaptation of The Prom, new music from Jackie Burns, and more!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, and More!

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes a book of stories behind the musical Jagged Little Pill, the Moulin Rouge! songbook, and more!

Casting Announced For Musical THE BIOGRAPH GIRL

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre as part of their acclaimed 'Celebrating British Music Theatre' series, the first professional UK production since its 1980 premiere, The Biograph Girl by Warner Brown and David Heneker opens at the Finborough Theatre for a three week limited season on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday, 24 May and Friday 25 May 2018 at 7.30pm)

Finborough Theatre Presents the World Premiere Of THE BIOGRAPH GIRL

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre as part of their acclaimed 'Celebrating British Music Theatre' series, the first professional UK production since its 1980 premiere, The Biograph Girl by Warner Brown and David Heneker opens at the Finborough Theatre for a three week limited season on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday, 24 May and Friday 25 May 2018 at 7.30pm)

Finborough Theatre Announces New Season

Our second season of 2018 - the 150th year of the Finborough Theatre building - features new writing with two European premieres from award-winning playwrights from Canada and the United States, and a UK premiere from controversial German dramatist Rolf Hochhuth in his fourth production at the Finborough Theatre including a performance in German; two rediscoveries from the 1980s - the first professional UK production since 1980 of a musical from the composer of Half A Sixpence, and a classic feminist play by Sarah Daniels; and, as part of our 150th birthday series, a London premiere in English from celebrated French dramatist Paul Claudel who was born 150 years ago.

Paul and Rochelle Chamlin's CD Release Show to Be Held at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Critically acclaimed cabaret couple Paul and Rochelle Chamlin celebrate the release of their new CD, The First 10 Years at The Laurie Beechman Theatre on Saturday, Feb 10th at 2:00pm.

BWW Review: HALF A SIXPENCE, The Original Demo Recordings

I once had the honour of interviewing the legendary Tommy Steele at the New Wimbledon Theatre. It was the venue where Half A Sixpence was first performed, and the show - which acted as a star vehicle for the talented young performer - became a classic piece of British musical theatre.

Book Quickly! HALF A SIXPENCE To Close This Autumn

First presented at Chichester's Festival Theatre, last summer's hit 'HALF A SIXPENCE' will play its final performance in London today 2 September, having extended its limited season twice.

HALF A SIXPENCE Original Demo Recordings to Debut on CD This September

Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the previously unreleased studio demo recordings of David Heneker's musical HALF A SIXPENCE will be released on September 29th, 2017.

New Double Album LOST WEST END VINTAGE 1948-1962 Celebrates London's Forgotten Musicals

???????Following the critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End' (2015) and 'Lost West End 2' (2016), albums highlighted in both The Sunday Times and The Guardian, Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with the 2CD set 'Lost West End Vintage' released on July 28th 2017.

Flash Sale: 26% Off Tickets For Hit Musical HALF A SIXPENCE

HALF A SIXPENCE, the hit musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's semi-autobiographical novel, is currently playing at the Noel Coward Theatre in London's West End. It stars Charlie Stemp as 'Arthur Kipps' and Devon-Elise Johnson as 'Ann Pornick' - alongside three times Olivier-nominated actor Ian Bartholomew as 'Chitterlow' and three times Olivier-nominated actress Emma Williams as 'Helen Walsingham'. Book tickets here from just £25

Book Quickly! HALF A SIXPENCE To Close This Autumn

First presented at Chichester's Festival Theatre, last summer's hit 'HALF A SIXPENCE' will play its final performance in London on Saturday 2 September, having extended its limited season twice.

Flash, Bang! HALF A SIXPENCE Extends Again in the West End

Cameron Mackintosh has announced that booking for the Cameron Mackintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre production of 'HALF A SIXPENCE' at the Noel Coward Theatre has been extended for a second time to 2 September 2017.

HALF A SIXPENCE Extends Booking To April 2017

Following rave reviews for both the show and its leading man Charlie Stemp, Cameron Mackintosh announced today that booking for the Cameron Mackintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre production of HALF A SIXPENCE at the Noel Coward Theatre has been extended to 22 April 2017. Tickets are priced from £12.50 to £77.50. A limited number of £20 seats are released each day from 10am in person at the box office.

BWW Review: HALF A SIXPENCE, Noel Coward Theatre, 17 November 2016

This Sixties Tommy Steele vehicle is joyfully reborn in another Chichester Festival Theatre musical triumph, now comfortably ensconced in the West End. The unstoppable George Stiles and Anthony Drewe have seamlessly renewed and added to David Heneker's original score, and Julian Fellowes has done the same for Beverley Cross's book, giving this gently passe show a smart new suit of clothes.

Flash, Bang! Chichester's HALF A SIXPENCE to Transfer to the West End This October

Following rave reviews and a record-breaking run in Chichester, Cameron Mackintosh has announced the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed hit musical 'HALF A SIXPENCE' - which he co-produced with Chichester Festival Theatre - introducing the sensational new star Charlie Stemp as Arthur Kipps.

Photo Flash: First Look at Chichester's HALF A SIXPENCE, Heading to the West End!

As announced earlier today, after rave reviews and a record-breaking run in Chichester, Cameron Mackintosh presents the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed hit musical 'HALF A SIXPENCE' - which he co-produced with Chichester Festival Theatre - introducing the sensational new star Charlie Stemp as Arthur Kipps. Scroll down for a look at the cast in action!

Flash, Bang! Chichester's HALF A SIXPENCE to Transfer to the West End This October

Following rave reviews and a record-breaking run in Chichester, Cameron Mackintosh has announced the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed hit musical 'HALF A SIXPENCE' - which he co-produced with Chichester Festival Theatre - introducing the sensational new star Charlie Stemp as Arthur Kipps.

David Heneker FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

David Heneker has written 10 shows including Expresso Bongo (Composer), Irma La Douce (Bookwriter), Make Me An Offer (Composer/Lyricist), Half a Sixpence (Composer/Lyricist), Charlie Girl (Composer/Lyricist), Jorrocks (Composer/Lyricist), Phil the Fluter (Composer/Lyricist), The Biograph Girl (Composer), Peg (Composer), Peg (Composer/Lyricist).

David Heneker has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for the show "Half a Sixpence".

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