"The Christmas dinner scene, when he spikes his wife's new lover's dinner with hash. That really happened; that came from Baxter. There's a letter on screen that Ian writes to (his daughter) Jemima; that's the actual letter he wrote to her. They went to the lockup where they put all his costumes and stuff and brought it all out for the film." Andy Serkis had a lot of help from Ian Dury's son Baxter and the Dury family as he prepared to play the late punk icon in biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll.