Half a Sixpence found at Kilworth House

Storm are pleased to be supplying both Lighting & Rigging services to Kilworth House Theatre for their summer season of Theatre & Live events. Featuring Carousel earlier this year, and currently Half a Sixpence, with Lighting Design for both shows by Jason Taylor. This stunning open-air theatre is dedicated to producing and presenting large scale professional musical theatre. This year is no different.

The shows have made use of our extensive inventory of both indoor and outdoor IP rated fixtures. Including our new stock of Chauvet Ovation E-910FC IP LED Profile‘s. Alongside Varilite VL2600 Profile‘s and Martin MAC Aura XB‘s. The lighting system is driven by one of our ETC Ion XE20‘s. Paired with one of our ProPlex IQ8 Data Distribution racks.

About The Show

Half A Sixpence’ is the delightful British musical comedy packed with exuberant choreography. A myriad of mirth, colourful costumes and show-stopping numbers. Iincluding, ‘Flash, Bang, Wallop!’, ‘Money to Burn’ and of course ‘Half A Sixpence’.

Arthur Kipps, an orphan and over-worked draper’s assistant at the turn of the last century. He is a charming but ordinary young man who, along with his fellow apprentices, dreams of a better and more fulfilling world. When Kipps unexpectedly inherits a fortune that propels him into high society. It confuses everything he thought he knew about life. His childhood companion, Ann Pornick, watches with dismay as Arthur is made over in a new image by the beautiful and classy Helen Walsingham.

Helen is always there with helpful hints on how Arthur could improve himself and make his life richer and more meaningful. If only he would believe in himself, and listen to her. Undoubtedly both young women love Arthur – but which of them should he listen to? With the help of his friends, Arthur learns that if you want to have the chance of living the right life. You need to make the right choices.

Half a Sixpence found at Kilworth House