VenueBirmingham Hippodrome
Other spaces: DanceXchange,Patrick Centre
CountyWest Midlands
From22nd February 2010
To27th February 2010
What is currently on at Birmingham Hippodrome (V145)
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Calendar Girls

Calendar GirlsT01730952353
A group of extraordinary women, members of a very ordinary Yorkshire WI, persuade one another to pose for a charity calendar with a difference - no more photos of Wharfedale Bridges or Norman churches for them. Overcoming their initial reserve, the friends drop their dressing gowns, modesty spared only by artfully placed cakes, knitting and flower arrangements. Puzzling their husbands, mortifying their children, and riding the wrath of the outraged WI, they spark a global phenomenon. But as media interest snowballs, the Calendar Girls find themselves exposed in ways they'd never expected, revealing more about themselves than they'd ever planned. A very English story with a very English heart, Calendar Girls is quirky, poignant and hilarious. Adapted by Tim Firth from the Miramax film of the same name, it is based on uplifting, inspiring true events.
Author Tim Firth

Archive :: production:T01730952353, play:S01986154900, venue:V145
Current production:Work

Production details


Corporate Sponsor Seaward Properties Ltd (Chichester)
Corporate Sponsor Seaward (Chichester)
Corporate Sponsor Chichester Business Park (Chichester)
Producer David Pugh
Producer Dafydd Rogers
Producer Chichester Festival Theatre
Director Hamish McColl
Design Robert Jones
Lighting Malcolm Rippeth
Costume Emma Williams
Music Steve Parry
Performer Linda Bellingham (Aylesbury)
Performer Jan Harvey (Aylesbury)
Performer Letitia Dean (Norwich)
Performer Gemma Atkinson
Performer Hannah Waterman (Norwich)
Performer Debbie Chazen
Performer Judith Barker
Performer Kathryn Rooney
Performer Michael Peluso
Performer Charlie Dimmock (Celia - from May 4th - Norwich)
Performer Dean Gaffney (from May 4th - Norwich)
Performer Anne Charleston (from May 4th - Norwich)
Performer Gemma Craven (Norwich)
Performer Sue Holderness (Norwich)
Performer Ruth Madoc (Aylesbury)

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