TV-MA | | Biography, Drama, Music
A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.
Sir Peter Blake designed the type used in the title sequence and the first part of the end credits. Blake, who designed the cover of "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" and other albums, was Ian Dury's tutor at the Royal College of Art in the 60s. He also ... ...
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In the Kilburns' pub gig towards the start of the film (in the early 70s), the drummer is playing Sabian cymbals (a Sabian logo is clearly visible when the audience start throwing toilet rolls). The Sabian cymbal company didn't exist until 1981.
There are photos of the real Ian Dury - including ones of him as a child with his father and of the cover of 'New Boots and Panties - at the end of the film just prior to the credits.
£173,831 (UK) (10 January 2010)
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