Fleshed out comic yarn : a review
Hadley, Bree J. (2010) Fleshed out comic yarn : a review. The Australian, 12(Apr).
Calendar Girls. By Tim Firth. Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane, April 10.
AN adaptation of the 2003 film of the same name, Calendar Girls is a light piece of entertainment.
Following the death of her husband John from leukaemia, Annie and her friend Chris convince the members of their local Yorkshire Women's Institute to pose for a nude calendar to raise funds to refurbish the local hospital's run-down relatives' room.
This premise -- and the opportunities for comic engagement it entails -- drives the plot of Tim Firth's stage adaptation of Calendar Girls.
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|Keywords:||Tim Firth, Calander Girls|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Drama Theatre and Performance Studies (190404)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > Drama|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||COpyright 2010 Nationwide News Pty. Ltd.|
|Deposited On:||07 Feb 2011 08:14|
|Last Modified:||08 Feb 2011 00:53|
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