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85-88 St Martins Lane, London, WC2N 4AU


Ended 6 Jan 2010 after 8 months

A show whose feel-good factor is sky high

The Guardian

Closed 6 Jan 2010

At First Glance it should look like your classic WI Calendar. Jams, cakes, sewing and all that. Except for one tiny thing…the ladies aren’t naked, they’re nude.

A group of extraordinary women, members of a very ordinary Yorkshire WI, persuade one another to pose for a charity calendar with a difference! 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. As interest snowballs, the CALENDAR GIRLS find themselves revealing more than they’d ever planned.

A very British story with a very British heart, CALENDAR GIRLS is quirky, poignant and hilarious. Adapted by Tim Firth from his smash hit Miramax film of the same name, it is based on an uplifting and very inspiring true story.

Additional Information


Opening night: 4 April 2009

Closing night: 6 January 2010


Calendar Girls is suitable for audiences aged 14 and above.

Run time

2 hours and 30 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.

Show times


And before you stop reading

Leukemia Research

The original Calendar Girls calendar was made in support of Leukaemia Research and in memory of Angela Baker's husband John who died of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ten years ago. Angela and her friends continue to support Leukaemia Research and to this day have raised over £1.5million. For more information visit their website

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What You Say

19 reviews, average rating: (3.2 Stars)

Ann: “Calendar Girls”

Brilliant! - funny, moving, a real treat. Made me proud to be a woman. Ev... more

Ronnie: “Calendar Girls”

Very well done, entertaining, funny and sad all at the same time. Highly re... more

Heather: “Fantastic”

Saw this show yesterday and it was utterly brilliant! Came out on a high kn... more

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