Reasons to be Cheerful

I am currently Associate Director on Graeae Theatre Companies autumn national tour of Reasons to be Cheerful. A raucous musical featuring the hits of Ian Dury and the Blockheads. Written by Paul Sirett, Directed by Jenny Sealey with music by Ian Dury & the Blockheads. A Graeae Theatre Company production in association with the Belgrade Theatre Coventry.

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Celebrating the infectious music of Ian Dury and the Blockheads, REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL is a punk rock musical and gritty coming of age tale, which always leaves audiences shouting for more.

Featuring Ian Dury and the Blockheads’ greatest hits including Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll, Sweet Gene Vincent, Spasticus Autisticus and Hit Me with your Rhythm Stick this acclaimed show will fill the theatre with raucous glee.

It’s 1979: Labour loses to the Tories, strikes rock the nation and Ian Dury and the Blockheads’ Reasons to be Cheerful (Part 3) climbs the charts. As the ultimate fans, Vinnie and his mates would do anything to see Dury at the Hammersmith Odeon, only the gig is sold out. But life has a habit of throwing strange things at you, and one night of frustration becomes something else entirely