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Calendar Girls reveal all again
The Calendar Girls pose nude in Christmas hats for December
The women wear only festive hats for the calendar's December page
The women who inspired the hit movie Calendar Girls have bared all for charity for the third time.

Angela Baker, 60, shot to fame six years ago when she posed naked for a calendar with friends from Rylstone Women's Institute in North Yorkshire.

On Friday the women unveiled their 2007 offering, which will once again raise money for Leukaemia Research.

The idea for the original calendar came after the death of Mrs Baker's husband, John, of non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 1998.

It took the world by storm in 2000 and inspired a hit movie, starring Julie Walters and Helen Mirren.

Mrs Baker, who poses as Miss February in the new calendar, said: "The original calendar really captured the public's interest.

"Everywhere we went we got asked, 'When are you doing another calendar?' and so we were persuaded to do another one to raise even more vital money for Leukaemia Research.

The real Calendar Girls
It is six years since the women first bared all for Leukaemia Research

"The calendar marked a turning point in what we were trying to achieve in John's name.

"However, for the many people the battle with leukaemia, the lymphomas and other blood cancers still goes on. So it means so much to us that we have the support to continue in helping fund important research for these serious diseases."

The 2007 calendar features Mrs Baker, Tricia Stewart, 57, Lynda Logan, 62, Christine Clancy, 53, Beryl Bamforth, 72, and Ros Fawcett, 56.

They have posed in a selection of new images, as well as some of the old favourites.

So far the women's exploits have netted Leukaemia Research more than 1m and the six hope to raise more money for the cancer charity.

About 800,000 of the original calendars were sold worldwide.


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