EastEnders star June Brown and former Hollyoaks actress Gemma Atkinson are among the many famous faces who will shortly be taking to the stage in Calendar Girls.

Former EastEnders’ favourites Anita Dobson and Jill Halfpenny will also appear in the smash hit West End play at the Noel Coward theatre from July 28, 2009.

They will be joined by actresses Jill Baker, Richenda Carey, Sara Crowe, Jerry Hall in the production until October 17.

Jack Ryder, who played EastEnders Jamie Mitchell, will play photographer Lawrence.

Other parts will be cast and announced shortly.

Performance times at the Noel Coward Theatre are currently Tuesday – Saturday at 7.30pm with Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm.

Tickets – priced from £5.00 – £48.50 – are available from the box office on 0844 482 5140 or at www.seecalendargirls.com.

The normal £1.50 booking fee will be going to Leukaemia Research.

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