Phoenix Theatre, London
2017-04-07 • 19:30
The 2003 comedy film Calendar Girls, which was already made into a play in 2008, has now also been adapted into a musical. The original author Tim Firth is still at the helm. The music has been written by Gary Barlow, who wrote the somewhat lacklustre score to the second incarnation of Finding Neverland. The story remains true to the original, and the cast give a winning performance enhanced by Robert Jones’ stunning set design… but, once again, Gary Barlow’s score is mostly bland and unappealing.
Written by Tim Firth & Gary Barlow. Directed by Tim Firth. With Debbie Chazen, Sophie-Louise Dann, Michele Dotrice, Claire Machin, Marian McLoughlin, Claire Moore, Joanna Riding, …