Ian Dury and the Blockheads musical to be streamed online by Graeae

This week, we’re delighted to share the news that our friends at Graeae will be releasing their hit musical Reasons to be Cheerful online, produced in association with the Belgrade Theatre in 2017. Streaming via YouTube from Wednesday 3 June, Reasons to be Cheerful will be available to watch online until Monday 3 August.

The show is free to watch online, but if you enjoy it, please consider making a donation to help secure a future for the Belgrade Theatre after lockdown and ensure we can continue to support great work like this.



Written by Paul Sirett and directed by Graeae‘s Artistic Director Jenny Sealey, Reasons to be Cheerful tells a coming of age tale that rejoices in the infectious and enduring music of Ian Dury and the Blockheads. Part gig, part play, this loud, bold and jubilant production is packed with stone-cold classic songs including Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick, Plaistow Patricia, Sex and Drugs and Rock and RollSweet Gene VincentWhat A Waste and the titular Reasons to be Cheerful (Part 3).