The band lands a support slot on a big tour but can that compensate for the lack of black pudding at the B&B? Stars Joe Absolom.
Landing the support slot on a big tour gives Velveteens the chance to play to thousands every night. But can that ever compensate for the lack of black pudding at the B&B?
Louise Wener and Roy Boulter's story about Velveteens - an all-girl band desperate to make it in the days before the digital revolution changed the music business forever.
Sylvie ...... Samantha Robinson
Rain ...... Hannah Arterton
Beth ...... Anneika Rose
Sam ...... Joe Absolom
Richard ...... Matthew Watson
Vince ...... Ben Crowe
Music directors: Brian Rawling and Marky Bates
Director: Toby Swift
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2014.