Award winning comedian and actor Felix Dexter is one of the most versatile talents to emerge from the comedy scene in years. His distinctive fusion of acutely observed characters and high energy stand-up mixed with satire ensure that he is widely acclaimed.
These qualities, allied to his considerable gift for comedy writing, were seen in ‘The Prince of Dalston’, part of Carlton Television’s character series ‘Single Voices’. At the ‘Emma Awards’ Felix won the ‘Best TV Actor Award’ for this performance. Felix also worked on a screenplay commissioned by the Film Council entitled ‘The Prince of Dalston’ which is based on one of his characters.
Felix's theatre credits include ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest’
in the West End and Edinburgh, directed by Terry Johnson. Felix was cast
in both productions starring Christian Slater, Frances Barber and then
He is also continuing to perform stand-up comedy and to pursue his acting career. Recently he appeared in the National Theatre’s production of Eugene O’Neil’s ‘Mourning Becomes Electra’.
During 2002 he completed an acclaimed season with The Royal Shakespeare Company playing Autolycus in ‘A Winter’s Tale’ directed by Matthew Warchaus and a selection of roles in ‘Pericles’ directed by Adrian Noble.
Felix Dexter in Films
Leading role and narrator of short film ‘Soul Patrol’ starring
Sadie Frost, Clint Dyer and Davinia Taylor.
Small cameo in Independent film ‘Room To Rent’ released starring Juliette Lewis and Rupert Graves.
Felix Dexter in Television
‘John Johnson’ (father of Saffy’s baby) in Absolutely
Alistair McGowan’s ‘Impressions 2000’
‘Vanity Fair’ - Playing Samuel - BBC 1
‘Alexei Sayle’s Merry Go Round’ - BBC 2
‘Crapstone Villas’ - Channel 4 - Voices on animated comedy show
‘A-Force’ - BBC 2 - Host
‘Knowing Me, Knowing You - Alan Partridge’ BBC 2
‘Jo Brand Through The Cake hole’ - Channel 4
‘The Real McCoy’ - Comedy Sketch Show - BBC 2 - Four series
Felix Dexter on Radio
‘Down The Line’ BBC Radio 4
Presenter of Radio 4 Documentary ‘Blacking Up in Britain’ the story of the Black and White Minstrels.
Multiple appearances doing character comedy on ‘Loose Ends’
Kilkenny Comedy Festival
Montreux Comedy Festival
Edinburgh Festival - One Man Show -’What a Bargain’
‘Later Than You Think’ - BBC 1
‘The A - Force’ - BBC 2
‘Douglas’ - Sitcom pilot - BBC 2
‘The Fast Show’ - BBC 2
‘The Real McCoy’ - BBC2 - Four series
Skills Singing, Dancing, Driving, Accents, Horse riding and Show Jumping to qualifying standard
“Excellent, explosive and exhilarating performer.... watch him bring the house down” – The Guardian
“Sharp, satirical, way ahead of the rest .... he sings, acts, writes and performs.... this man is seriously talented.... Dexter by name, dextrous by nature” – Independent
“Felix is just astonishing, he uses language brilliantly and
has a great comic style. A really funny man.” – Paul
Whitehouse, The Fast Show
Official Website: http://www.felixdexter.com/