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Half A Sixpence / Original Broadway Cast


Release Date: 06/06/2000 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 63691   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  David Heneker
Performer:  Polly JamesTommy SteeleJohn TaylorJohn Cleese,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Original Broadway Cast Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Music and lyrics by David Heneker. Story based on H.G. Wells's novel "Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul"
Principal cast includes: Tommy Steele (Arthur Kipps); Will Mackenzie (Sid Pornick); Norman Allen (Buggins); Grover Dale (Pearce); William Larsen (Carshot); Michele Hardy (Flo); Reby Howells (Emma); Louise Quick (Kate); Sally Lee (Victoria); Mercer McLeod (Mr. Shalford); Jean Cameron (Mrs. Walsingham); John Cleese (Young Walsingham); Carrie Nye (Helen Wasingham); James Grout (Chitterlow); Eleonore Treiber (Laura); Rosanna Huffman (girl student); Patrick Cummings (boy student); Sean Allan (photographer); Robert Gorman (photographer assistant); Reid Klein (1st reporter); Fred Cline (2nd reporter); Ann Rachel (Gwendolin).
Recorded at
Read more Webster Hall, New York, New York on May 2, 1965. Includes liner notes by Beverley Cross and Steven Suskin. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Half a Sixpence by David Heneker
Performer:  Polly James (Voice), Tommy Steele (Voice), John Taylor (Voice),
John Cleese (Voice), Grover Dale (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Original Broadway Cast Orchestra

Sound Samples

Narration
Overture
All in the Cause of Economy
Half A Sixpence
Money to Burn
A Proper Gentleman
She's Too Far Above Me
If the Rain's Got to Fall
Long Ago
Flash, Bang, Wallop!
I Know What I Am
The Party's on the House
Finale

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