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Reasons to Be Cheerful - Ian Dury and The Blockheads

Andy Serkis tells the story of Ian Dury and the Blockheads. Friends and colleagues including Chas Jankell, The Blockheads, Suggs and Phill Jupitus reflect on their career.

Andy Serkis tells the extraordinary story of Ian Dury and the Blockheads - how a disabled art teacher in his mid-thirties fused punk, funk and incredible lyrics to create some of the most important music of the 70s. Friends and colleagues including Chas Jankell, The Blockheads, Suggs, Phill Jupitus and Ian's son Baxter reflect on a career of "sex, drugs and rock and roll", from the revolutionary "New Boots and Panties" through to Ian's early death and the legacy of the Blockheads as the band continue to tour.

1 hour

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Sat 27 Mar 2010 22:00

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