Available until 3 August is the part gig, part play, REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL, which tells a coming of age tale that rejoices in the infectious and enduring music of Ian Dury and the Blockheads. Featuring stone-cold classic songs including Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick; Plaistow Patricia; Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll; Sweet Gene Vincent; What A Waste and the titular Reasons to be Cheerful (Part 3). 

Filmed live at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, Graeae Artistic Director Jenny Sealey’s production is loud, bold and jubilant.

Graeae is a long-established and much-celebrated company which works in training, empowering and showcasing the talent of D/deaf and disabled artists, both across the UK and internationally.

You can read more about the company here

GUIDANCE: Age Recommendation 14+. With captioning and audio description.

Although this production is free to watch, please strongly consider making a donation to Graeae – to enable them to keep operating after this crisis has passed.


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