Half a Sixpence

Year: 2019

Start Date: 13-06-2019

End Date: 15-06-2019



Author: based on the novel Kipps by H G Wells

Director: Mike Spriggs


Cast in order of appearance

Kipps - Andrew Moore

Sid - Dick Bell

Buggins - Nigel Bragg

Pearce - Barry Johnson

Kate - Joan Hopkinson

Victoria - Paige Sides-Pearson

Flo - Debi Albery

Shalford - Colin Tarrant

Mrs Walsingham - Carolyn Bean

Helen - Holly Strawson

Ann - Charlotte Barlow

Young Walsingham - David Hutchesson

Chitterlow - Andrew Bradley

Laura - Julie Fletcher

Gwendolin - Sue Spriggs

Jeremiah - Alex Deal

New Reporter - Steve Ingle

Photographer - Elizabeth Barlow

Deckchair Attendant - Claire Roddy

Toastmaster - Alan Senior

Townspeople of Folkestone

Luke  Allen

Elizabeth Barlow

Alex Bradley

Margaret Cass

Anne Darby

Alex Deal

Julie Fletcher

Steve Ingle

Christine Kocheta

Marion Knight

Pauline Kurcewicz

Matthew Livings

Philippa Lockwood

Jayne Rawlinson

Millie Rayner

Claire Roddy

Gill Rugg

Shakila Said

Alan Senior

Katie Spriggs

Sue Spriggs

Sandrs Tarrant 

Marrissa Thorpe

Lesley Vaughan

Production Team

Director/Producer - Mike Spriggs

Musical Director - Nick Stacey

Choreographer - Jo Hooper

Stage Manager - Michael Smith

Sound - Paul Frost

Rehearsal Accompanist - Joanna Rynott

Make-up =- Peter Openshaw

Programme Design & Print - The Digital Print Company

Wardrobe - Ian Stead - Theatrical Costumier

Settings - Proscenium (Rochdale)

Photographs - Kelly 


Flute/Piccolo - Helen Wallace-Batley

Clarinet/Bass Clarinet - Diane Grebby

Trumpets - Ian Batley/Richard Freeman

French Horn - Rachel Melland

Trombone - Guy Burrows

Piano - Joanna Rynott

Banjo/Guitar - Dave Culling

Percussion - Dominic Ridler

Violin - Karen Bithel

Double Bass - Bob Owen




Background to Production:

Music and Lyrics - David Heneker

Book by Beverley Cross

Presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Lt

Items of Interest in the Programme:

Thanks to Chesterfield Cricket Club (Queen's Park) for the loan of the cricketing gear 

This year's show is dedicated to Rob Hall - A true friend and a loyal member of Peak Performance