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  • (1964) His musical, "Half A Sixpence", was performed at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Tommy Steele in the cast.
  • (October 1966) His musical, "Jorrocks", was performed at the New Theatre in London, England with Joss Ackland, Paul Eddington, Willoughby Goddard, Thelma Ruby, Richard Stilgoe and Gay Soper in the cast. Val May was the director.
  • (1969) His musical, "Charlie Girl", was performed at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Evelyn Laye, Gerry Marsden, Derek Nimmo and Ursula Smith in the cast.
  • (May 1972) P.L. Travers, Addison, and his musical, "Popkiss", was performed at the Arts Theatre in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England with Daniel Massey, Patricia Hodge, Joan Sanderson, Hazel Hughes, Charles Kay, John Standing, Isla Blair, Bernard Horsfall and Mary Millar in the cast. Richard Cottrell was the director.
  • (1972) P.L. Travers, Addison, and his musical, "Popkiss", was performed at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Daniel Massey, John Standing, Isla Blair, Patricia Hodge and Joan Sanderson in the cast.
  • (November 1980) His musical, "The Biograph Girl", was performed at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Sheila White, Bruce Barry, Ron Berglas, Sally Brelsford, Helen Brindle, Philip Griffiths, Tano Rea and Guy Siner in the cast. Victor Spinetti was the director.
  • (April 1984) His musical, "Peg", was performed at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Siân Phillips, Edward Duke, John Hewer, Patricia Michael, Julia Sutton, David McAlister, Martin Smith, Ann Morrison and Liza Sadovy in the cast. Ian Judge was the director.
  • (1986) John Taylor and his musical, "Charlie Girl," was performed at the Victoria Palace in London, England with Dora Bryan, Paul Nicholas, Cyd Charisse, Nicholas Parsons, Mark Wynter, and Lisa Hull in the cast. Stewart Trotter was director.
  • (August 1986) John Taylor and his musical, "Charlie Girl," was performed at the Victoria Palace in London, England with Dora Bryan, Paul Nicholas, Cyd Charisse, Nicholas Parsons, Mark Wynter, and Lisa Hull in the cast. Stewart Trotter was director.
  • (1965) Stage Play: Half a Sixpence. Musical comedy. Book by Beverley Cross. Music by David Heneker. Lyrics by David Heneker. Based on "Kipps" by H.G. Wells. Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky. Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis. Music orchestrated by Jim Tyler. Dance arrangements and orchestrations by Robert Prince. Opening ballet music composed by Robert Prince. Choreographed by Onna White. Assistant Choreographer: Tom Panko. General Manager: Victor Samrock. Directed by Gene Saks. Broadhurst Theatre: 25 Apr 1965- 16 Jul 1966 (511 performances + 4 previews that began on 15 Apr 1965). Cast: Tommy Steele (as "Arthur Kipps"), Sean Allan (as "Photographer/Singer"), Norman Allen (as "Buggins"), Diane Blair (as "Dancer"), Sterling Clark (as "Boy Student/Dancer"), John Cleese (as "Young Walshingham/Helen's brother"), Fred Cline (as "2nd Reporter/Singer"), Grover Dale (as "Pearce"), Lynn Fields (as "Dancer"), Robert Gorman (as "Photographer Asst./Singer"), James Grout (as "Chitterlow"), Michele Hardy (as "Flo"), Reby Howells (as "Emma"), Rosanna Huffman (as "Girl Student/Singer"), Polly James (as "Ann Pornick"), Robert Karl (as "Dancer"), Glenn Kezer (as "Singer"), Reid Klein (as "1st Reporter/Singer"), John Knapp (as "Singer"), William Larsen (as "Carshot"), Sally Lee (as "Victoria"), Will Mackenzie (as "Sid Pornick"), Mercer McLeod (as "Mr. Shalford"), Constance Moffit (as "Singer"), Max Norman (as "Singer"), Carrie Nye (as "Helen Walsingham"), Alan Peterson (as "Dancer"), Louise Quick (as "Kate"), Ann Rachel (as "Gwendolin/Singer"), Sally Ransone (as "Dancer"), Carol Richards (as "Singer"), Pat Ripley [credited as Trescott Ripley] (as "Mrs. Botting"), Ron Schwinn (as "Dancer"), Ann Shoemaker (as "Mrs. Walsingham"), Bill Stanton (as "Dancer"), Eleonore Treiber (as "Laura"). Understudies: Diane Blair (as "Emma/Kate"), Sterling Clark (as "Pearce"), Grover Dale (as "Arthur Kipps"), Robert Gorman (as "Boy Student"), Reby Howells (as "Ann Pornick/Flo"), Robert Karl (as "Buggins"), John Knapp (as "Carshot/Young Walshingham"), William Larsen (as "Chitterlow,/Mr. Shalford"), Constance Moffit (as "Mrs. Botting"), Sally Ransone (as "Laura/Victoria"), Carol Richards (as "Girl Student"), Trescott Ripley (as "Mrs. Walsingham"), Ron Schwinn (as "Sid Pornick") and Eleonore Treiber (Helen Walsingham). Replacement actors: Ted Bloecher (as "2nd Reporter/Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Brown Bradley (as "Boy Student/Photographer Asst./Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Jean Cameron (as "Mrs. Walsingham"), Roger C. Carmel (as "Chitterlow") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966] (final Broadway role), Susan Carr (as "Helen Walsingham") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Fred Cline (as "1st Reporter") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Faith Compo (as "Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Patrick Cummings (as "Boy Student/Dancer"), Kathleen Doherty (as "Dancer"), Kathy Doherty (as "Victoria") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Barbara Dombre (as "Gwendolin/Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Gwyda DonHowe (as "Helen Walsingham"), Rex Downey (as "Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Carl Esser (as "Sid Pornick"), Joachim Fels (as "Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Marion Fels (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Ben Gillespie (as "Dancer"), Robert Gorman (as "Boy Student"), Jerry Grant (as "Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Joel Grey (as "Arthur Kipps"), Margot Head (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Sharon Herr (as "Emma") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Loren Hightower (as "Dancer/Pearce") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Rosanna Huffman (as "Ann Pornick"), John D. Irving (as "Young Walshingham, Helen's brother") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Dick Kallman (as "Arthur Kipps"), John Knapp (as "2nd Reporter"), William Larsen (as "Chitterlow"), Richard Lyle (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Alex MacKay (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Charlise Mallory (as "Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Colette Melville (as "Mrs. Walsingham") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Consuelo Moran (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Eric Paynter (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Susan Platt (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Remak Ramsay (as "Young Walshingham, Helen's brother"), Anne Rogers (as "Ann Pornick") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Larry Roquemore (as "Pearce"), Bob Scherkenbach (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Ron Schwinn (as "Sid Pornick") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Jeanne Shea (as "Girl Student/Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Stanley Simmonds (as "Carshot") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Pamela Simpson (as "Mrs. Botting") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Fabian Stuart (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Tony Tanner (as "Arthur Kipps"), George Tregre (as "Dancer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Robert Urquhart (as "Chitterlow"), Henrietta Valor (as "Singer/Gwendolin"), Mimi Wallace (as "Kate") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Tony Wells (as "Photographer/Singer") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Lindybeth Wiles (as "Flo") [from 4 Jul 1966- 16 Jul 1966], Denise Winston (as "Dancer"). Standby: Kenneth Nelson (as "Arthur Kipps"). Understudies: Norman Allen (as "Arthur Kipps"), Fred Cline (as "Carshot"), Faith Compo (as "Girl Student/Mrs. Botting"), Patrick Cummings (as "Pearce"), Kathy Doherty (as "Flo"), Rex Downey (as "Young Walshingham"), Marion Fels (as "Laura"), Margot Head (as "Victoria"), Rosanna Huffman (as "Ann Pornick"), John D. Irving (as "Chitterlow"), Richard Lyle (as "Sid Pornick"), Consuelo Moran (as "Emma"), Eric Paynter (as "Boy Student"), Susan Platt (as "Kate"), Bob Scherkenbach (as "Buggins"), Ron Schwinn (as "Buggins"), Jeanne Shea (as "Ann Pornick"), Stanley Simmonds (as "Mr. Shalford"), Pamela Simpson (as "Mrs. Walsingham"), George Tregre (as "Pearce"), Henrietta Valor (as "Mrs. Botting"). Produced by Allen-Hodgdon Inc., Stevens Productions Inc. and Harold Fielding. Associate Producer: Jane C. Nussbaum.
  • (August 1967) He wrote the music and lyrics for the musical, "Half a Sixpence," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Beverley Cross wrote the book.

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