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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More than 170,000 people have seen Twopence since it was premiered and now the sequel will be staged in the theatre where it all began.
One village postmaster in Devon said he had to request a special consignment of pounds 20 worth of twopence pieces from Wiltshire because there were none locally available to him.
She and her family returned to Liverpool where they lived in poverty, with the 12-year-old Helen left to care for her six younger brothers and sisters - an experience she re-told in Twopence to Cross the Mersey, which was first published in 1974.
But, on the other hand, 144 pigs did considerably more than twopence worth of damage.
David Ritchie of the Livestock and Meat Commission in Belfast said most farmers were offering twopence a kilo less at 164p for steers and heifers.
Liverpool Playhouse, today until November 12, 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 last year.
It was black and white, cost twopence (less than 1p) and ran to 38 pages.
Looking back, I have only ever not been able to account for twopence, which is quite an achievement really.
She and her family returned to Liverpool where they lived in poverty with the 12-year-old Helen left to care for her six younger brothers and sisters - an experience she re-told in Twopence to Cross the Mersey, which was first published in 1974.
Twopence to the movies, only once a week, Greatest films of all were shown there, Penny for an ice-cream, penny for the bus, You got a great day out for fourpence, anywhere.
Until 1937 it cost a penny for pedestrians, bikes twopence and fourpence for a pram as people used this short cut.
Without television and just Children's Hour from the BBC on the wireless, the early comics were well worth the penny, or twopence, which they cost.