The Girls – Leeds Grand Theatre
Saturday 14th November – Saturday 12th December
The Girls is a new musical inspired by the story of a group of ladies, the Calendar Girls. 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.
Gary Barlow and Tim Firth both grew up in the same village and have been friends for twenty five years. Gary has written 14 number one singles, is 6 times winner of the Ivor Novello Award and has sold over 50 million records worldwide.
Tim has won the Olivier Award and the UK Theatre Award for Best Musical and Best Play and the Comedy Film Award for Calendar Girls.
Songs written for the musical by Gary and Tim include So, I’ve Had A Little Work Done; Scarborough; What Age Expects and Don’t Turn Your Back on a Yorkshire Girl.