Down The Line

Felix Dexter, RIP – 1961-2013

The Velvet Onion would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Felix Dexter, who died on Friday aged 52. First appearing Junior Simpson, Kulvinder Ghir. Robbie Gee and Meera Syal in sketch show The Real McCoy, Dexter went on to appear in a number of landmark comedies and smash [...]

October 19, 2013 // 2 Comments

Down The Line Returns

Series Five of cult radio comedy Down The Line begins this week on Radio 4. The show stars the legendary Rhys Thomas as DJ Gary Bellamy, hosting his usual live phone-in discussions with listeners, who just happen to be played by familiar names from classic comedy hits. Thomas’ fellow Fast [...]

April 29, 2013 // 0 Comments