Reasons to be Cheerful
Tue 17 Oct to Sat 21 Oct 2017
£26 - £10
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 will fill the Everyman with raucous glee.
All performances include captioned dialogue, BSL-interpreted songs and audio description.
Photo: Patrick Baldwin
Graeae Theatre Company in association with the Belgrade Theatre Coventry
Supported by Arts Council England
Originally produced by Graeae Theatre Company, New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich and Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Cast & Musicians Stephen Lloyd, Stephen Collins, Beth Hinton-Lever, Gerard McDermott’s, Karen Spicer, Joey Hickman, John Kelly, Nixon Rosembert, Paula Stanbridge-Faircloth, Max Runham, Jude Mahon & Wayne ‘Pickles’ Norman, Louis Shultz-Wiremu & Paul Sirett
Book by Paul Sirett Paul Sirett
Music by Ian Dury & the Blockheads
Directed by Jenny Sealey
Lighting Ian Scott
Sound Lewis Gibson
Choreography Mark Smith
Musical Director Joey Hickman
Casting Sarah Hughes CDG