V Festival adds to the comedy line up

V FESTIVAL ADDS MATT RICHARDSON, JARLATH REGAN, SUZI RUFFELL, TOM DEACON, LUISA OMIELAN, PAUL MCCAFFREY AND MORE TO THE GLEE CLUB COMEDY TENT LINE-UP

V Festival, sponsored by Virgin Media, today adds a raft of established and emerging comedy acts to The Glee Club Comedy Tent line-up. Joining headliners Frankie Boyle and Russell Kane, award-winning comedian Matt Richardson, An Irishman Abroad’ star Jarlath Regan, Suzi Ruffell, Tom Deacon, Luisa Omielanand Paul McCaffrey will be taking to the stage.

British stand-up comedians Kevin McCarthy and Mark Olver will keep the tent roaring with laughter between acts as the official MCs, introducing the world-class line-up. Further additions to the bill include Simon King,Andrew O’Neill, Jen Brister, Gareth Richards, Marlon Davis, Prince Abdi, Danny McLoughlin, Craig Murray and Andy Robinson.

Seann Walsh, Shappi Khorsandi, Nick Helm and Gary Delaney are also headlining during the festival

weekend.

Matt Richardson said: “Last year my V Festival sets were two of my favourites of the year and I’m really excited to be going back and hopefully seeing some new faces. It’s great that comedy is such a huge part of the line-up, I love performing at festivals and I can’t wait to get on stage for the 20th anniversary of V!”

Making her second appearance at V Festival Suzi Ruffell said: “It’s an honour to be joining a tent crammed full of the finest comedy talent around. As a comedian, you’re usually on your own when on the road, so I’m looking forward to getting together with the rest of the line-up and watching them on stage too!”

V Festival’s 20th anniversary weekend will take place on the 22nd and 23rd August, at Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire.

V Festival 2015 tickets are available to purchase online now at www.vfestival.com, where the announced line-up can also be found.

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