Latitude announces comedy line-up

UK: Latitude Festival has announced the colossal comedy line-up for its 11th edition, set to take place from July 14 – 17 in Suffolk’s Henham Park. Featured in the announcement are Russell Howard, Josh Widdicombe, Reggie Watts, Paul Merton’s Impro Chums, The Boy With Tape on His Face, Al Murray, David O’Doherty, Robin Ince, and Josie Long, to name a few.

For those with an all-consuming list fetish, the line-up also features Mark Watson, Sara Pascoe, Hal Cruttenden, Nick Helm, Simon Evans, Mark Steel, Simmons, Joe Lycett, Kerry Godliman, Pappy’s, The Horne Section, Daniel Sloss, James Acaster, Nish Kumar, Alex Edelman, Joel Dommett, Max & Ivan, The Elis James & John Robins Experience, Marcel Lucont, Jamie Demetriou, Ellie White, Jamie Wood, Sean McLoughlin, Spencer Jones, Gabriel Bisset Smith, Daphne, Gráinne Maguire, Stuart Goldsmith, Robert Cawsey, Pierre Novellie, Elliot Steel, Tez Ilyas, Lloyd Griffith, Lolly Adefope, Beth Vyse, Goose, Tom Lucy, Fin Taylor, Jordan Brookes, Steve Bugeja, Kae Kurd, Mo Gilligan, Twayna Mayne, Eshaan Akbar, Funmbi Omotayo, Elf Lyons, Sophie Willan, Katia Kvinge, Brennan Reece, Lauren Pattison, Rose Matafeo, Jamali Maddix, Danny O’Brien, Kate Lucas, Emma Sidi, Eleanor Tiernan, Laura Lexx, Masud Milas, Sarah Keyworth, Joe Sutherland and Sarah Bennetto’s Storytellers Club with Tom Bell, Andrea Hubert, Abigoliah Schamaun, and Garrett Millerick & Joz Norris.

Latitude’s Curator of the Arts, Tania Harrison, said: “Latitude has always prided itself on the breadth of our line-ups and this year is very exciting. In the Comedy and Cabaret Arenas you’ll find newcomers, rising stars and international acts. We have comedy in all its guises, including the first of our announced headliners; Russell Howard, who we’re delighted is headlining on Friday. Russell is joined on the bill by some of the most brilliant UK and US comics, including Josh Widdicombe, Reggie Watts and Bridget Everett. We’re also presenting some of the most vibrant cabaret, from Duckie and The Glory. There’s a home for every kind of comic and comedy fan at Latitude this year.”