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Half a Sixpence (Susan Elkin reviews)

Half a Sixpence continues at the Noel Coward Theatre, London.

Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Director Rachel Kavanaugh’s production of Half a Sixpence was good in Chichester last summer. It is now in another league and I predict a long run.

Of course HG Wells’ Edwardian rags-to-riches-to-rags-to-riches story, adapted for the stage by Beverley Cross, and then warmly brushed up by Julian Fellowes, is old fashioned. That’s its charm …

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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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