Latitude announces its 2019 line-up | Michelle Wolf and Jason Manford headline

Latitude announces its 2019 line-up

Michelle Wolf and Jason Manford headline

Michelle Wolf and Jason Manford are to headline the comedy line-up at this year’s Latitude Festival.

It will be the first UK festival to be headlined by Wolf – who shot to fame, or infamy, with her blistering White House correspondents’ dinner speech that scorched the Trump administration in 2017.

Also on the comedy bull are Mark Watson, Russell Kane, Tom Allen  and Mash Report hosts Nish Kumar and Rachel Parris as well as Nick Helm, Lolly AdefopeKiri Pritchard-McLean, Tez Ilyas and Felicity Ward

The finalists in Chortle’s student comedy award will also be taking to the stage in the 2,000-capacity Comedy Arena, while last year’s winner, Bexie Archer, also lands a solo spot at the festival.

Also on the bill are: Jayde Adams, Marcel Lucont, Mat Ewins, Lou Sanders, David Morgan, Mawaan Rizwan, Flo & Joan, Ciaran Dowd, Alfie Brown, Sindhu Vee, Kae Kurd, Michael Odewale, Glenn Moore, Kai Humphries, Rob Oldham, Sara Barron, Olga Koch, Joe Sutherland, Rosie Jones, Daisy Earl, Ashley Storrie, Johnny Cochrane, Maisie Adam, Lolly Jones, Chloe Green, Maria Shehata, Babatunde Aleshe, Sophie Duker and Egg. 

And Adams and Pritchard-McLean’s Amusical, featuring comedians coming out of their comfort zone to sing, also returns.

Musical acts taking part include George Ezra, Snow Patrol, Lana Del Rey, Underworld.

Manford said: ‘I’ve always loved performing at Latitude and I can’t wait to headline the comedy stage this year. The festival audience is a true example of my show Muddle Class – drinking champagne whilst watching Liam Gallagher in a (hopefully sunny) field.

‘This year’s line-up is amazing as usual, sharing the headline slot with the likes of George Ezra, Snow Patrol, Underworld and Primal Scream is going to be fantastic.’ 

The festival takes place on July 18 to 21 in Henham Park, Suffolk., and adult weekend tickets are £202.50 plus £16.20 booking fee. Click to buy.

Published: 24 Jan 2019

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