Twopence


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Twopence

A coin in the United Kingdom equal in value to 1/50 of one British pound.
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Producer and stage writer Rob Fennah said: "Over the years, I discovered not all Helen Forrester's readers were fans of musical theatre, and so decided to adapt Twopence To Cross The Mersey into a straight stage play.
1855: The Daily Telegraph was published in |London for the first time, priced twopence, with Alfred Bate Richards its first editor.
Prices of fish varied according to the variety - prices of halfpenny and penny for ordinary white fish, with haddock costing twopence and skate at twopence and fourpence.
There were coconut chips, sherbet fountains, slab toffee, plain and nutty, that the shopkeeper broke with a little hammer, liquorice comfits, the red ones were much prized by little girls who used them as lipstick, marzipan bonbons, raspberry ruffles, liquorice laces, all at twopence a quarter.
The waitresses are twopence now, their price has been put up Three ha'pence for a cup of tea, so get a bigger cup And don't have any rabbit pie in case you're sold a pup At Much binding ICI.
Such people are being made mincemeat of by police and the court system, social workers, probation workers, psychiatrists, all throwing in their twopence worth.
LANSPRISADO one who has only twopence in his pocket
The school was set up by the wealthy in the area with the help of the church to educate the children of the less well-off at a cost of twopence per week.
A Royal Mint spokesperson insisted that enough twopence pieces had been produced, but added that they had under-estimated their popularity among small savers.
From the award-winning Centenary Theatre Company The Brindley, High Street, Runcorn, 0151 907 8360, Tue, Nov 10 - Sat, Nov 14, PS15, PS16 The Zodiac Present - The Amazing Mr Scrooge Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, 01928 732222, Tue, Nov10 - Sat, Nov 14, PS8 Twopence to Cross the Mersey The new stage play version of Helen Forrester's Twopence to Cross the Mersey is returning to St Helens following a hugely successful six-week tour in spring this year.
I was born in Sparkhill and the high spot of the week was Saturday afternoon when my brothers and friends went to the Springfield Cinema in Stratford Road - it was twopence entrance fee and a halfpenny to spend.
There were coconut chips, sherbert fountains, slab toffee, plain and nutty, that the shopkeeper broke with a little hammer, liquorice comfits, the red ones were much prized by little girls who used them as lipstick, marzipan bon-bons, raspberry ruffles, liquorice laces, all at twopence a quarter.