Gary Bellamy makes the transition from radio phone in show to television travel doc in his Triumph Stag, journeying around the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and meeting people from all walks of life along the way.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2010  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell ... See full summary »

Director: Shane Meadows
Stars: Martin Arrowsmith, Dave Blant, Darren Campbell
The Fast Show (1994–2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

UK comedy sketch show depicting most forms of stereotypical mid-90's British society.

Stars: Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson, Arabella Weir
The Life of Rock with Brian Pern (TV Mini-Series 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

British comedy documentary following aging rock star Brian Pern, former front-man of the legendary 1970s progressive rock group Thotch.

Stars: Simon Day, Lucy Montgomery, Michael Kitchen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Sketches on the themes of class and gender, with the occasional spoof thrown in.

Stars: Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Sophie Winkleman
Psychoville (2009–2011)
Comedy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," which sends their lives into a downward spiral.

Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Daniel Kaluuya
Spaced (1999–2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford.

Stars: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin
Death in Paradise (TV Series 2011)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A British inspector is transferred to Saint-Marie's police department, but he hates the sun, sea, and sand. The series follow his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British DI head the investigative team.

Stars: Danny John-Jules, Elizabeth Bourgine, Sara Martins
The Inbetweeners (2008–2010)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Follows four friends and their antics during their final years of school.

Stars: Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison
Nurse (TV Series 2015)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Bittersweet comedy drama about a community psychiatric nurse.

Stars: Paul Whitehouse, Esther Coles, Vilma Hollingbery
Help (TV Series 2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

A psychiatrist who helps various people

Stars: Paul Whitehouse, Chris Langham, Alison King
The Fast Show Faster (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A web-series revival of the comedy classic "The Fast Show" (1994) featuring the entire original cast minus Mark Williams.

Stars: Simon Day, Charlie Higson, John Thomson
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Gary Bellamy (8 episodes, 2010)
Simon Day ...
 Various Characters (8 episodes, 2010)
Felix Dexter ...
 Various Characters (8 episodes, 2010)
Lucy Montgomery ...
 Various Roles (8 episodes, 2010)
...
 Various Characters (8 episodes, 2010)
...
 Various / ... (6 episodes, 2010)
...
 Various / ... (4 episodes, 2010)
Jason Lewis ...
 Various (4 episodes, 2010)
Edit

Storyline

Gary Bellamy makes the transition from radio phone in show to television travel doc in his Triumph Stag, journeying around the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and meeting people from all walks of life along the way.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

spoof | radio personality | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 January 2010 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Bellamy's People of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

TV spin-off from the BBC Radio 4 show Down the Line. See more »

Connections

Featured in Respect: A Felix Dexter Special (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fast Show + Down the Line = Not Bad
12 February 2010 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

You can't really go wrong with this crew. I enjoyed the Fast Show a lot and I listened to most of 'Down the Line' on radio 4.

Bellamy's People is basically 'Down the Line' on TV in that Bellamy himself is a character rather than a real Radio DJ.

Down the Line was a Radio 4 show and the first time I heard it for about the first 15 minutes I thought it was real rather than the spoof that it is. It was set up like a phone in show ala 'Any Answers' and sounds very very real until the callers become more and more silly and you realise that your actually listening to Higson, Whitehouse, Day et al. I liked it very much and the last ghost episode was actually very spooky.

Having survived the ghost in his studio anyway, Bellamy is out and about talking to 'members of the British Public' - actually characters played by the cast. This is one thing I would say that makes it not quite work as well as on the radio, because you can quickly tell its a spoof as whatever make-up he's under Paul Whitehouse has a very distinctive face!

Also, some of the characters are very reminiscent of Fast Show characters.

Still its a good format and funny, in the same slanted way that the Fast Show was funny. I laughed last night the most at Bellamy questioning the rappers about their names and that if he wanted to be known as 'accurate' then why was his name 'Sniper' (which was violent) and not 'Atomic Clock'.


3 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I quite like it now ... after 4 episodes ... rigger67
Discuss Bellamy's People (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?