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Are you a nurse or carer? Gary Barlow invites you to a rehearsal of 'The Girls'

Written by
Rob Martin

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth are offering nurses and carers free tickets to see the dress rehearsal of their new musical 'The Girls' at Leeds Grand Theatre on Saturday 14 November at 2.30pm.

The musical is inspired by the true story of the 'Calendar Girls', a group of women 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. 

Tim Firth took the true story as inspiration and co-wrote the film which starred Helen Mirren and Julie Walters back in 2003.

Tim Firth and Gary Barlow said: 'This is about giving something to the unsung heroes; those people who care for others.'

The musical comedy shows the women’s life in their Yorkshire village, how the story began, the effect on husbands, sons and daughters and how a group of ordinary women achieved something extraordinary taking the world by story.

The complimentary dress rehearsal tickets are available only in person at The Grand Theatre box office from tomorrow, Saturday 24 October at 10am. They cannot be booked online or by phone. They will be given on a first-come-first-served basis on presentation of ID and it'll be a maximum of two tickets per person.

The Girls opens at Leeds Grand on Saturday November 14.

See more theatre on Time Out Leeds.

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