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Altitude Festival bags Bishop for 10th birthday celebrations

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John Bishop is to headline Altitude Festival when it returns for its 10th outing in January.

The slot marks a third appearance for Bishop, who previously headlined the mountaintop comedy festival in 2012 and 2013.

Next year’s festival will run from 11-15 January across intimate venues in the popular ski and snowboarding resort of Mayrhofen, Austria.

Bishop will join a top lineup of comics already announced for the festival’s birthday celebrations, including Katherine Ryan, Sean Lock and Jim Jefferies, Beardyman, Alex Edelman, Michael Mittermeier, Marcus Brigstocke, Andrew Maxwell, Stephen K Amos, Luisa Omeilan, Daniel Sloss, Joel Dommett, Abandonman, Sofie Hagen, Alfie Brown, Matt Reed, Kai Humphries, and Phil Nichol.

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