Win tickets to see Half a Sixpence

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with the Bristol Hippodrome to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of top price tickets

TV AND theatre favourite Gary Wilmot leads an all star cast at the Bristol Hippodrome in a spectacular new production of Half a Sixpence.A fantastic company of actors, singers, dancers and musicians recreate the heart warming story of Arthur Kipps, an orphan, who lives and works with other apprentices for the cruel draper, Mr Shalford.After learning that he is inheriting a fortune, Arthur tries to join the upper class and gets engaged to the wealthy Helen Walsingham. However, Arthur soon realises that his true love is his childhood sweetheart, Ann. Musical theatre veteran Gary Wilmot plays Arthur Kipps. Gary is well remembered for his own BBC television series Showstoppers and more recently has delighted audiences both in London's West End and across the country with his performances in Me And My Girl, Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang and Copacabana.The show hits Bristol from March 3-8. Tickets, priced from £10, are available from the Ticketmaster on 0844 847 2341. * The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with the Bristol Hippodrome to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of top price tickets to see Half A Sixpence on March 4 at 7.30pm. To enter please answer the following question: What is the name of Gary Wilmot's character in Half A Sixpence?* Closes: 9am on February 22.* Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.


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