Havering Music Makers

Previous Shows - Half A Sixpence

Half A Sixpence
Billet Lane, Hornchurch, Essex
Wednesday 7th - Saturday 10th June 1989 
Evenings 7.45pm

Music & Lyrics by David Heneker
Book by Beverley Cross
Based on the novel "Kipps" by H.G. Wells

Half A Sixpence revolves around Arthur Kipps, an orphan and a draper's apprentice in London at the turn of the century. He inherits a fortune and becomes engaged to an upper-class girl. He breaks this engagement to marry a working-class girl and loses his money in a crooked business scheme.

David Heneker's score includes many famous numbers including:

 If The Rain's Got To Fall Money To Burn Half A Sixpence Flash, Bang, Wallop! Economy The Party's On The House

For Havering Music Makers' production:
Producer - Barbara Smith
Musical Director - Alan Steel
Choreographer - Alison Goldsmith
Accompanist - Stuart Rush

By arrangement with Chappell Music Ltd
Havering Music Makers are an amateur society affiliated to The National Operatic and Dramatic Association and acknowledge the support of Havering Arts Council

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  Last Revised: 10th September 2004 by
Nick Ford

© Richard Williams, Nick Ford & Carla Moore 2004