The ULTIMATE Ian Dury and The Blockheads musical
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 fills every theatre with raucous glee.
Presented by GRAEAE THEATRE COMPANY in association with the BELGRAVE THEATRE COVENTRY.
Book: Paul Sirett
Music: Ian Dury and The Blockheads
Director: Jenny Sealey
Praise for Reasons to be Cheerful
“This is a show not to be missed. You will come out of the theatre full of joy and enthusiasm for life.” – Public Review
“Rough, ready and bl**dy brilliant.” – Time Out Critic’s Choice
“The music is brilliant and there are moments of crude punk genius” – Sunday Times
“Loud, exuberant and thoroughly enjoyable… you’ll be leaving the theatre with a very big grin on your face.” – The Reviews Hub
“Fresher than ever… glorious anarchy.” – The Stage
“The stage gives off a million volts.” – The Guardian