Performance

VenueAlhambra Theatre
Other spaces at this venue include: Studio
TownBradford
CountyWest Yorkshire
From6th October 2008
To11th October 2008
What is currently on at Alhambra Theatre (V965)

Calendar Girls

Calendar GirlsT836306470
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:T836306470, play:S01986154900, venue:V965

Production details

Company

Corporate Sponsor Seaward Properties Ltd (Chichester)
Corporate Sponsor Seaward (Chichester)
Corporate Sponsor Chichester Business Park (Chichester Business Park (Chichester0)
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 Patricia Hodge (Annie)
Performer Lynda Bellingham (Chris)
Performer Elaine C Smith
Performer Brigit Forsyth (Marie)
Performer Gaynor Faye
Performer Joan Blackham
Performer Abby Francis
Performer Gary Lilburn
Performer Gerard McDermot
Performer Carl Prekopp
Performer Julie Hills
Performer Sean Phillips

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