Former EastEnders star Hannah Waterman will join the West End production of Tim Firth's Calendar Girls at the Noel Coward Theatre, on December 1 as Cora. She will replace Julie Goodyear, who withdrew fromt he show due to illness.

The play, about a group of middle-aged English women who pose for a racy calendar, is. directed by Hamish McColl. The cast includes Kelly Brook as Celia, Janie Dee as Annie, Helen Lederer as Marie, Debbie Chazen as Ruth, Arabella Weir as Chris, Jan Leeming as Lady Cravenshire, and Rob James Collier as Lawrence. The production features sets by Robert Jones, lighting by Malcolm Rippeth, costumes by Emma Williams, and music by Steve Parry.

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