Karen Dunbar to star in Calendar Girls the Musical in Glasgow

The award-winning production of Calendar Girls the Musical arrives in Glasgow for a two-week run next year. Starring Scottish comedy queen Karen Dunbar, Calendar Girls the Musical, which is based on the true story and Tim Firth play of the same name, will run at the King’s Theatre from Tuesday 11 - Saturday 22 June 2019.

Calendar Girls the Musical played a six-month London season at the Phoenix Theatre last year, and, before that, this musical comedy played sold-out seasons in Leeds and Manchester.   

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth grew up in the same village in the North of England and have been friends for 25 years.  With Take That, Gary has written and co-written 14 number one singles, has sold over 50 million records worldwide and is a six times Ivor Novello Award winner.  Tim has won the Olivier Award and UK Theatre Award for Best New Musical, and the British Comedy Awards Best Comedy Film for Calendar Girls.

Calendar Girls the Musical is inspired by the true story of a group of ladies, who decide to appear nude for a Women’s Institute calendar in order to raise funds to buy a settee for their local hospital, in memory of one of their husbands, and have to date raised almost £5 million for Bloodwise. This musical comedy shows life in their Yorkshire village, how it happened, the effect on husbands, sons and daughters, and how a group of ordinary ladies achieved something extraordinary. 
Calendar Girls The Musical
King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Tue 11 - Sat 22 Jun 2019
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