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A Musical by

Barbara Jane Mackie

When TWO BRAVE LADIES from the HAMPSHIRE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE, JEAN JOHNSON and SHIRLEY LANDELS, decide to campaign for the total decriminalisation of Prostitution and to improve conditions for WORKING GIRLS everywhere, warm and witty BROTHEL OWNER, HOLLY SPENCER decides to contact them. HOLLY had the‘perfect brothel’ these W.I. LADIES could be looking for.




Barbara Jane Mackie

Bookwriter/ Composer/ Lyricist

The seeds of an exceptionally good story are present in this nugget of WI history, ripe with the eccentricities and enterprise that made Calendar Girls such an engaging piece. A fascinating story, ripe with possibilities.


The Stage


How do you do the right thing when there is no “right thing”? Barbara Jane Mackie’s musical shines a light on a dark corner of British life and asks if it really has to be that way. The songs are excellent: catchy, witty and played with real verve!   An amusing comedy with some very strong songs, underpinned by a tough message about how hypocrisy and indifference condemns thousands of girls to appalling working conditions. I wish them well.


Broadway World

The remarkable true story of two genteel ladies from the Hampshire Women’s Institute who take it upon themselves to campaign for better conditions for working girls. Rumpy Pumpy! is a charming and very English comedy of manners, with a good social conscience at its heart. Its heart-warming plea for justice is impassioned.


Entertainment Focus

MON 31 OCT - SAT 5 NOV 2016

Mon - Sat 8pm

Thu 2.30pm, Sat 4.45pm


Tickets on sale from 5 April

Tickets £13-£29

Royal Specials £35

Members 2 for 1 on 7 Nov


Box Office: 01753 853888

Group Bookings: 01753 848484