Julie Goodyear will make her London and legit stage debut in the smash-hit West End play Calendar Girls starring as ‘Cora - Miss July’. A household name, Julie became a national treasure after starring as ‘Bet Lynch’ in “Coronation Street” for 25 years.
Kelly Brook will bare all as ‘Celia - Miss September’. Janie Dee, triple ‘Best Actress’ award-winner for Alan Ayckbourn’s “Comic Potential”, will play ‘Annie - Miss February’.
Helen Lederer, one of Britian’s best-known comediennes, will play ‘Marie’, leader of the Yorkshire branch of the WI.
Debbie Chazen, best-known as a regular in “Doctor Who” and as the star of “TittyTittyBangBang” on BBC3, will play ‘Ruth’.
Arabella Weir, star of “The Fast Show” and author of international best-seller “Does My Bum Look Big in This?”, will play ‘Chris - Miss October’.
Jan Leeming will play ‘Lady Cravenshire’. Rob James Collier, multi award-winner for ‘Sexiest Male’ as ‘Liam Connor’ in “Coronation Street”, will make his London stage debut as the photographer ‘Lawrence’.
The new cast will play at the Noël Coward Theatre for ten weeks only from 3 November – 9 January, at which point Calendar Girls will move theatres. These details will be announced shortly.
‘A show I could see over and over again - and I hope I will!!’ Sir Cliff Richard
‘Funny, funny, funny and a lorra laughs.’ Cilla Black
‘I laughed and I laughed and I cried.’ Christopher Biggins
‘Well done girls, lots of laughs and a few tears. This show should be on everyone’s calendar.’ June Whitfield