Half a Sixpence Theatre Break
2 days - Hotel & Ticket Package
Price from £129.95 per person*
Departures from 14th Apr 2017 to 21st Jul 2017
Single person supplement : £60.00 per person
From 7 April to 21 July Only
This latest stage incarnation of Half a Sixpence first showed last year at the Chichester Theatre to huge critical and audience acclaim, and following similar success in the West End, has recently extended its run at the Noël Coward Theatre.
Based on a semi–autobiographical story by H.G.Wells, this 'Story of a Simple Soul' is set at the turn of the last century and features Arthur Kipps, an orphan and draper's assistant who unexpectedly inherits a fortune. Will he stay true to his roots and childhood sweetheart Ann Pornick, with whom he shares his sixpence, or will his head be turned by the attentions of upper class Helen Walsingham once his money opens doors into high society? It's a story about making the right choices and discovering who your real friends are, helped along the way by high–energy dance routines and a rollicking score with familiar songs like Flash, Bang, Wallop, Half a Sixpence and Money to Burn as well as cracking new numbers specially written for the show.
Virtual unknown actor Charlie Stemp has been attracting rave reviews as Arthur Kipps, and another up–and–coming star Devon–Elise Johnson plays Ann Pornick, both ably supported by a cast including three times Olivier–nominated actress Emma Williams as Helen Walsingham and Vivien Parry as Mrs Walsingham.
You'll 'clap hands, stamp your feet and bang on the big bass drum' with sheer joy at this exhilarating show, and this terrific value break includes a £77.50 Stalls or Dress Circle ticket for the Friday evening performance plus overnight stay at a choice of 4 star central London hotels with full English breakfast.
This tour is organised and operated by Omega Holidays plc ABTA V4782 ATOL 6081
- Overnight stay at a choice of 4 star central London hotels with full English breakfast
- Dress Circle ticket (face value £77.50) to see Half a Sixpence at the Noël Coward Theatre on Friday evening
- VAT at 20%
Book an extra night for just £79.95pp*.
* Based on two people sharing a room. A room for single person occupancy is offered, subject to availability, at a supplement of £60pp per night.
Please note that Omega Holidays cannot be held responsible for the non–appearance of any named actor and no refunds will be given in this event.
Friday Make your own way to London. You have a choice of central 4 star London hotels, all within easy reach by car or tube. Hotel check–ins are between 3pm and 4pm, but if you arrive earlier you can normally leave your luggage with the hotel concierge and check in later on. Enjoy the day in London, then make your way to the Noël Coward Theatre for the show, which starts at 7.30pm (nearest Tube, Leicester Square). After the show, return to your hotel for your overnight stay.
Saturday Start the day with a full English breakfast, then your time is your own to explore London and return home when you choose. Alternatively you can make a long weekend of it by booking an extra night with breakfast at your hotel for just £79.95pp*.
Here are some example hotels or similar ones that we use for this break, actual availability may change with the travel date you choose.
Some hotels have an additional supplement per person, as shown below. Supplements are stated for the break (not per night)
|A brand new 4 star hotel close to the Houses of Parliament, with pool and sauna...|
|One of London's most prestigious addresses, the Tower Guoman overlooks the Thames and is located next to two World Heritage Sites, Tower Bridge and The Tower of London. You can enjoy one of the finest outlooks in London with the majority of rooms offering breathtaking views over the River Thames, Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, St Katharine's Dock and the City of London beyond.|
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