|Ciarán Hinds||Rod Harper|
|George Costigan||Eddie Reynoldson|
|Angela Curran||May Wilkinson|
|John-Paul Macleod||Jem Harper|
After the death of her best friend's husband from cancer, spirited Yorkshire housewife Chris Harper hatches a scheme to raise money for a memorial to him. Utilizing a tradition from the hidebound Woman's Institute association, Chris encourages Annie and their friends to create a calendar -- with the novel detail of using the middle-aged women of their village as nude models. The idea stuns the husbands and a wary young photographer .