CALENDAR GIRLS is based on the true story about a group of women who bare all - or nearly all - for charity and become international celebrities as a result. The Women's Institute in Great Britain encourages the skills of jam-making, flower-pressing, knitting and baking. So when a group of extraordinary women are looking for a new way to raise money, they decide to take the annual WI Calendar, normally featuring landscapes or flowers, and create something traditional - but with a twist. Behind the baked goods, the apple pressing and the flower arranging, the women are completely nude.
Nigel Cole started his career as a stage director in England and Scotland before he entered television. Among several documentaries and series for television he directed the popular series “Cold Feet” . His first feature film was SAVING GRACE (2000). CALENDAR GIRLS is his second feature film.