Hit Me!

Hit Me!

Touring direct from its second West End season, this show explores the highs and lows of Ian Dury’s extraordinary career and inspirational life story. Featuring his best songs performed live, including Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick and Reasons To Be Cheerful.Publicly, Ian Dury was a cheeky chappie and purveyor of saucy lyrics. Privately, he was a flawed maestro wrestling with demons and disability. This brilliant drama follows his story as he is reunited with his tour manager and friend Fred ‘Spider’ Rowe, blending unique music with powerful scenes exploring Dury’s incredible triumph over adversity.Recommended for 16+ (due to strong language)

Wheelchair Access
Guide Dogs welcome
Induction Loop

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Photo: 2009 cast
Original Ian Dury Video: IanDuryVideos


“Spot-on live renditions of Dury’s late-70s hits.”

Time Out Critics Choice

“There are stories, music, humanity and more within this fine production.”

The Scotsman