When Uncle Ben’s company fails, it’s clear to Gloria and Raymond that something is
wrong. He just isn’t his usual cheerful self. So when the children
overhear their granny saying that the Black Dog has settled on Ben’s back and he won’t be OK
until it’s gone, they decide they’re going to get rid of it.
Jimmy Rabbitte is back.
The man who invented the Commitments back in the eighties is now forty-seven, with a loving house cleaner wife, four kids … and bowel cancer. He isn’t dying, he thinks, but he might be.