Poster HALF A SIXPENCE - April 1989
The play opens in Shalford's Drapery Emporium where Kipps works and lives as an apprentice draper. Ann, Kipps's childhood sweetheart, is in service so they don't get much chance to see each other.

Kipps falls for her without much hope. Ann is cross with Kipps for not meeting her and walks out on him just before he learns that he has inherited a fortune. Spurred on by his new social standing Kipps proposes to Helen, but her family pressure makes him realise that Ann is his first and real love.

Kipps and Ann marry but his yearning to maintain his social standing creates problems between them which are only resolved when a fortune is lost. A small fortune is offered to him ... he rejects it. "What a rum do everything is," he comments.

Broadway opening April 25 1965.

Kipps Tony Bryant
Ann Pornick Jacquie Prentice
Mr Shalford Tony Willcocks
Mr Carshot Tony Doye
Mrs Botting Queenie Walker
Mrs Walsingham Val Simpson
Chitterlow Guy Smither
Laura Carole Gennings
Helen Walsingham Amanda Upperton
Young Walsingham Mike Dore
Gwendolin Sue Wright
Shopgirls Julie Bryant, Mary-Rose Austin, Jane Grinaway, Kate Davey
Shopboys Steve Clark, David Birt, Mike Naylor, Brian Sweatman
Ladies Chorus Joan Budd, Jackie Candler, Sue Goldsmith, Nicola Hayden, Debbie Hole, June Jones, Yvonne Jenkins, Julie Mitchell, Pat Pring, Barbara Sturdy, Margaret Thorpe, Sandra Tucker, Joyce Upton, Marie Willcocks
Gentlemen's Chorus Brian Bayford, Bryden Baker, Ray Cappi, Don Gordon, Paul Hodge, Cliff Jones, Karl Pullen, Lyndsay Richardson, Fraser Richardson, Brian Stenning, Trevor Sivyer, Colin Watts, Robert Wood, John Waldron
Dancers Margaret McIntyre, Carole Stallard, Linda Smither, Kate Thornhill, Jill Tilt, Becky White, Daphne Watts
Producer & Choreographer Audrey Pring
Musical Director Alan Pring
Official Accompanist Marion Sawyer
Stage Manager Colin D Justice
Assistant Stage Manager Frank Watson
Stage Crew Peter Hutchings, Chris Robinson, Fred McKee
Sound Peter Mitchell
Property Mistress Sheila Justice
Property Assistants Sarah Brotherstone, Sarah Maycock, Sarah Cordell
Wardrobe Co-ordinator Carole Gennings
Wardrobe Assistant Mike Dore
Publicity Fraser Richardson
Front of House Photographs Ivan Saunders
Ticket Controller Anita Waterhouse
Ticket Assistant Pat Wallace
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