Nic Wright

Bestival announce comedy line-up

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Bestival have announced their comedy lineup for this year’s festival.

Between 30 July and 2 August, Bestival will welcome a host of top comics to Lulworth Castle, including Marcus Brigstocke, Matt Richardson, Kerry Goldiman and Phil Nichol.

A regular on BBC Radio 4, QI, and Have I Got News For You, Brigstocke will top Bestival’s comedy bill, alongside Xtra Factor presenter and Viral Tap panellist Matt Richardson, Derek’s Kerry Godliman, Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Phil Nichol, award-winning musical comedy EastEnd Cabaret, and Edinburgh Comedy Awards’ Best Newcomer 2014, Alex Edelman.

Plus festival-goers will be treated to sets from Andre Vincent, Dave Johns, Sofie Hagen, Jamali Maddix, Benny Boot, Wayne Deakin, Rob Deering, Damian Clark, and Pete Cain.

Festival organiser Rob da Bank said: “As ever, we have got a great comedy line-up to keep you laughing through the weekend, proving that there’s more than one way to go wild at this year’s Camp Bestival.

From our old friend Marcus Brigstocke and the ace Kerry Godliman to some of the circuit’s hottest acts, like Alex Edelman, Sofie Hagen and Jamali Maddix, we’ve got a ton of familiar fun and new discoveries joining us at Lulworth Castle, so make sure you check out all the satire and send-ups in among the madness”.

Commenting on his headline comedy set Marcus Brigstocke said: “Camp Bestival is always a glorious weekend. I can’t wait. It’s a blinding line-up, and a beautiful spot, too.”

Camp Bestival 2015, 30 July – 2 August, Lulworth Castle. Tickets on sale now via Ticketline on 0844 888 4410.