The ladies are again – with much more laughter, extra pleasure, extra songs – and larger iced buns! After opening to rave critiques this autumn, the freshly reimagined UK tour of the smash-hit manufacturing Calendar Girls the Musical, written by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth arrives in Glasgow subsequent month.
Calendar Girls the Musical brings collectively a surprising solid of music, stage, and tv stars. Baring all of it in 2024 are Laurie Brett (EastEnders), Helen Pearson (Hollyoaks), Samantha Seager (Coronation Street), Maureen Nolan (The Nolans, Blood Brothers), Lyn Paul (The New Seekers, Blood Brothers), Honeysuckle Weeks (Foyle’s War). They are joined by Liz Carney, Colin R Campbell, Andrew Tuton, Jayne Ashley, and Victoria Hay.
The real-life story of the Calendar Girls launched a worldwide phenomenon: 1,000,000 copycat calendars, a record-breaking film, stage play and now a musical written by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth which coined the time period “craughing” – the act of crying and laughing on the identical time!
With unforgettable songs, each efficiency continues so as to add to the tens of millions already raised for Blood Cancer UK and show that there isn’t any such factor as an peculiar lady.
Following the demise of a much-loved husband, a gaggle of peculiar girls in a small Yorkshire Women’s Institute are prompted to do a unprecedented factor and set about making a nude calendar to lift cash for charity. But upturning preconceptions is a harmful enterprise and not one of the girls are ready for the emotional and private ramifications they’ll face because the fabulous and humorous calendar brings every lady unexpectedly into flower.
The King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Tue 20 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2024
Tue – Sat at 19:30
Wed, Thu and Sat at 14:30