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Half a Sixpence - 1963 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on Kipps by H. G. Wells

A cockney shop clerk inherits money and is torn between his childhood sweetheart and society.

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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2022
This Christmas you are cordially invited to the Harlow Ball as the Harlow Playhouse hosts everybody's favourite pantomime – Cinderella - running from Thursday 1st December to Sunday 8th January 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022
Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast for the world premiere of Christmas in Connecticut – A New Musical. The holiday-themed musical comedy that is sure to delight audiences will run from Nov. 18 – Dec. 30 at The Goodspeed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022
Ambassador Theatre Group Productions has announced a UK and Ireland Tour of the pantomime MOTHER GOOSE, starring Ian McKellen as Mother Goose, John Bishop as Vic Goose and Mel Giedroyc as the Goose.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2022
Anna-Jane Casey will be joining the UK and Ireland Tour of the pantomime MOTHER GOOSE as Cilla The Goose with Mairi Barclay, Becca Francis, Shailan Gohil and Laura Tyrer also confirmed to join the company
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2022
The legend of Peter Pan has been delighting children for over 100 years and this faithful new version is a festive adventure, perfect for the whole family by Bilston Operatic Company at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 November.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2022
Following its record-breaking run earlier this year, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage shimmies and shakes its way back to the Dominion Theatre in 2023 for a limited time only.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022
Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment has announced the casting for the world premiere of Claus The Musical which will run at The Lowry from 14 December 2022 – 8 January. The cast includes Georgie Buckland who will play Necile, Junior Delius (AK), Chris Draper (Will Knook), Jazz Evans (Awgwa), and more.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2022
The Great British Bake Off Musical will transfer to the West End opening at the Noël Coward Theatre for a limited twelve-week run from 25 February to 13 May 2023.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 9, 2022
The annual family-run Thursford Christmas Spectacular, a glittering rhinestone and tinsel-packed variety show which takes place in the tiny village of Thursford in Norfolk, opens today, 8 November. Check out all new footage in the video here!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2022
No Limits – A Song Cycle by Sam Thomas will open in London at the Turbine Theatre on 15th February 2023. 
by Team BWW - Nov 6, 2021
Fall has arrived and chilly weather means lots of time to snuggle under your favorite blanket with a great book. You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2022
PETER PAN: A Musical Adventure, with music and lyrics by Olivier award-winning songwriting duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Mary Poppins, HONK!, Half a Sixpence) and book by Willis Hall (Billy Liar) will be presented in a new production at Canterbury's Malthouse Theatre in Spring 2023 starring Crissy Rock (ITV's Benidorm) as The Storyteller!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2021
The complete cast for Ethereal Theatre's brand-new Musical Concert 'The Musical That Goes Right! The Musical that doesn't feature James Corden' has been announced.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2022
PETER PAN: A Musical Adventure, with music and lyrics by award-winning songwriting duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Mary Poppins, HONK!, Half a Sixpence) and book by Willis Hall (Billy Liar) will be presented in a new production at Canterbury's Malthouse Theatre in 2023 with casting announced today.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2022
A stellar line-up of 12 musical theatre Stars, along with host Michael D. Xavier, will bring festive stardust and glitter to Covent Garden's The Actor's Church on the Sunday before Christmas, as they perform in a special concert in aid of Children with Cancer UK (CwCUK) accompanied by the students of MX Masterclass (MXM).
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 24, 2021
Broadway legend Joel Grey was honored this week by The Brooklyn Diner with a re-naming of their famous Matzo Ball soup!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021
The cast is Keisher Downie (Tina The Musical West End), Emma Odell (Mamma Mia UK and International Tour, Kinky Boots West End), Jade Samuels (Doctors BBC), Emma Williams (four time Olivier Award nominee for Mrs Henderson Presents, Zorro, Love Story and Half A Sixpence) and Belinda Wollaston (Flashdance The Musical).
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022
Tony award-winning musical, The Secret Garden, based on the 1911 novel of the same name, returns to the West End for a one-night-only concert celebration. Find out when, where and how to get tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
Iris Theatre today announced participants for #start, a development scheme for those early in their theatre careers and those getting into theatre for the very first time. The scheme has two strands: #startDIRECTING and #startDESIGNING, offering aspiring practitioners a selection of workshops, online learning and practical placements.
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022
Legendary Broadway performer and Tony, Academy, and Golden Globe Award winner Joel Grey (Cabaret, Wicked, Anything Goes) will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards.
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2021
Following on from the huge success of the Award Nominated first series, Distanced. is back with Distanced 2. which will again examine people's lives as they continue to navigate the pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Charlie Stemp and Carly Anderson will lead the cast of Susan Stroman’s new production of the musical comedy CRAZY FOR YOU™, with music & lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, and book by Ken Ludwig, running at Chichester Festival Theatre from 11 July – 4 September. 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2021
With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022
An Evening with the Good Enough Mum's Club is coming to Pleasance Islington for two performances on 30th April.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2022
Crazy For You is coming to the Chichester Festival Theatre for its 30th anniversary, led by Charlie Stemp! Performances will run from 11 July to 4 September.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022
Full casting is announced for Harold Pinter’s Tony Award-winning masterpiece The Homecoming, directed by actor and director Jamie Glover, which will open at Theatre Royal Bath from 30 March 2022 before travelling to Cambridge Arts Theatre, Malvern Theatre, Leicester Curve, Theatre Royal Brighton, Newcastle Theatre Royal, and Theatre Royal York.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022
Full casting is announced for Harold Pinter's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, The Homecoming, directed by actor and director Jamie Glover, it visits Theatre Royal Brighton Monday 2 to Saturday 7 May 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022
After a five-year casting search and multiple auditions across the UK, three sets of talented identical twins are about to become Britain’s latest musical theatre stars. Learn all about the show here.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022
Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club has found its new leads! Fra Fee will play 'The Emcee' and Amy Lennox will play 'Sally Bowles' from 21 March – 25 June 2022. This unique production opened in December last year to critical and audience acclaim, widely praised as the ultimate theatrical experience.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022
The highly acclaimed UK tour of Some Mothers Do ’Ave ’Emis heading to St Helens Theatre Royal this Summer with a star-studded cast. 
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 3, 2022
Les Misérables and stage favourite Paul Wilkins took to the stage in the Britain’s Got Talent live semi-finals (21:00, 2nd June 2022) as part of The Frontline Singers. But, who are the amazing singers who make up this group?
by Team BWW - Jul 4, 2021
There is no better time than summer to relax by the pool and curl up with a great book, and you're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 30 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's summer reading!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with book and lyrics by Marsha Norman and music by Lucy Simon, the Tony Award-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN returns to the West End for a one-night-only concert celebration at The London Palladium on Sunday 28 August.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2022
PETER PAN: A Musical Adventure, with music and lyrics by award-winning songwriting duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Mary Poppins, HONK!, Half a Sixpence) and book by Willis Hall (Billy Liar) will be presented in a new production at Canterbury’s Malthouse Theatre in Spring 2023. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
Half a Sixpence at Kilworth House Theatre runs from 19th July-28th August 2022. 'Half A Sixpence' is the delightful British musical comedy packed with exuberant choreography, a myriad of mirth, colourful costumes and show-stopping numbers including 'Flash, Bang, Wallop!', 'Money to Burn' and of course 'Half A Sixpence'.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2022
An extension to booking has been announced for the Olivier award-winning production of Mary Poppins with tickets now on sale until 10 July 2022 at the Prince Edward Theatre. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021
The Barn Theatre have announced today that they will be releasing an archive recording of their 2019 Built by Barn production of the musical Daddy Long Legs for a limited number of dates over the Valentine’s Day and February half term weekends.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023
The cast has been announced for the world premiere of BERLUSCONI at Southwark Playhouse. Rehearsals begin on 13 February with first preview on 25 March and press night on 29 March.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2022
The producers of the highly acclaimed UK tour of Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em have announced the casting of Susie Blake returning as Frank's disapproving mother-in-law Mrs Fisher, Moray Treadwell as Mr Luscombe/Mr Worthington, James Paterson as Father O'Hara and Ben Watson as Desmond/Constable.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 8, 2022
Exclusive 24 Hour Presale for Crazy For You, starring Charlie Stemp. Get tickets before anyone else!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022
Get a first look at the world premiere of Christmas in Connecticut - A New Musical, running now through December 30 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021
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.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2021
Musical theatre writing duo Gina Georgio and James Beeny of Toy Soldier Productions are thrilled to announce their latest project, LADY M.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021
Sky Arts will broadcast a new documentary Cameron Mackintosh - The First 50 Years on Monday 27 December 2021 at 7pm, a two-hour programme featuring Mackintosh’s life as a producer told through his own eyes and those of his friends and colleagues including his most famous writer collaborators.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2022
The smash hit Chichester Festival Theatre Production of Crazy For You will transfer to the West End next year. Susan Stroman's celebrated new production of the classic Gershwin musical, which played a sold-out season in Chichester this summer, will transfer to London next year.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2021
The lineup includes Les Misérables – The Staged Concert (Christmas Eve, 7.30pm), The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (27 December at 4.15pm) and the 25th-anniversary production of Miss Saigon (27 December at 10pm).
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2022
Mark Goucher Productions has announced the full cast for The Great British Bake Off Musical for its transfer to London's West End, opening at the Noël Coward Theatre for a limited twelve-week run from 25 February to 13 May 2023.  
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 24, 2022
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with book and lyrics by Marsha Norman and music by Lucy Simon, the Tony Award-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN returns to the West End for a one-night-only concert celebration at The London Palladium on Sunday 28 August. Watch Westlife's Mark Feehily and Hadley Fraser sing 'Lily's Eyes' here!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022
Great British Bake Off: The Musical will open at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham on 22 July 2022 for a limited run. Endorsed and created in association with producers of the TV phenomenon, Love Productions, this musical comedy has perfectly reimagined the nation's favourite baking show into a funny and charming musical comedy.

Half a Sixpence Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Half a Sixpence have there been?
Half a Sixpence has had 5 productions including West End which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1965, Off-Broadway which opened in 2008 and West End which opened in 2016.

What is the songs are in Half a Sixpence and what's the order?
All in the Cause of Economy
Half a Sixpence
Money to Burn
The Oak and the Ash
She's Too Far Above Me
I Don't Believe a Word of It
I'm Not Talking to You
If the Rain's Got to Fall
The Old Military Canal
The One That's Run Away
Long Ago
Flash, Bang, Wallop!
I Know What I Am
I'll Build a Palace
I Only Want a Little House
A Proper Gentleman
The Party's on the House
This Is My World
Lady Botting's Boating Regatta Cup Racing Song