Actresses from some of the nation's favourite soaps are heading to Norwich this week and they will be joined by a Nolan sister. 

An all-star cast will appear in Calendar Girls the Musical at Norwich Theatre Royal from Tuesday, April 2 until Saturday, April 6 2024.

The hit show, written by Tim Firth and Take That's Gary Barlow, is based on the 2003 film of the same name, which is in turn based on a true story. 

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Following the death of a much-loved husband, a group of ordinary women in a small Yorkshire Women's Institute do an extraordinary thing.

Eastern Daily Press: The cast of the Calendar Girls the Musical UK tour Picture: Jack MerrimanThe cast of the Calendar Girls the Musical UK tour Picture: Jack Merriman (Image: Jack Merriman)

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They set about creating a nude calendar to raise money for charity, but find that challenging preconceptions is a dangerous business.

Baring it all on the latest UK and Ireland tour are Laurie Brett (EastEnders) as Annie, Liz Carney (The Full Monty, The Mousetrap) as Marie, Helen Pearson (Hollyoaks) as Celia, Samantha Seager (Coronation Street) as Chris, Maureen Nolan (The Nolans, Blood Brothers) as Ruth, Lyn Paul (The New Seekers, Blood Brothers) as Jessie and Honeysuckle Weeks (Foyle’s War) as Cora.

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