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Saturday November 15th 1980

friars aylesbury phase three - maxwell hall, civic centre, market square, aylesbury

norman watt roy and wilko johnson inducted into the friars heroes hall of fame in 2011

exclusive friars aylesbury interview with mick gallagher

Ian Dury and the Blockheads
the Basement Five  Theatre of Hate
related friars history (click on date)
Ian Dury and the Blockheads Wednesday November 2nd 1977 Saturday May 27th 1978 Saturday January 5th 1980  

Ian Dury ( Kilburn and the High Roads) Saturday September 15th 1973 Saturday December 29th 1973

Ian Dury and the Music Students Friday March 23rd 1984

Wilko Saturday December 10th 1977 

Dr Feelgood (Wilko Johnson) Saturday March 29th 1975  Saturday May 17th 1975 Wednesday November 5th 1975

Glencoe (Norman Watt - Roy/John Turnbull) Saturday September 9th 1972  Saturday August 18th 1973 

Wilko Johnson (Wilko and Norman Watt - Roy)

Saturday May 28th 2011

Eurythmics (Mick Gallagher) Monday October 31st 1983

The Clash (Mick Gallagher) Saturday January 5th 1980

Arc (Mick Gallagher) Friars Watford Thursday December 1970
band line up
Ian Dury and the Blockheads
Ian Dury (vocs)  Wilko Johnson (guitar)  Mick Gallagher (keys) John Turnbull (guitar/keys) Charley Charles (drums) Norman Watt Roy (bass) Davey Payne (sax)
Theatre of Hate
Kirk Brandon Steve Guthrie (guthrie) Stan Stammers (bass) John Lennard (sax) Luke Rendle (drums)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)

press cuttings
what happened next

Ian Dury had reformed the Blockheads by 1990 for sporadic gigs. Dury died in 2000. The Blockheads continue to perform as at 2012

Theatre of Hate have been together and disbanded a few times since 1980 but continue to perform with Kirk Brandon as at 2012

odds and trivia
The Basement 5 were managed by our own Kris Needs and featured at various points Don Letts and Leo Williams who went on to be part of Big Audio Dynamite
official web presence
Ian Dury and the Blockheads official site   
sound and vision
ian dury and The blockheads hit me with your rhythm stick  
  the basement five - last white christmas 
Theatre of Hate - Do You Believe In The Westworld

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