Line-up of laughs for Bestival

By a County Press reporter

Published on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 15:20


Line-up of laughs for Bestival

Benny Boot and Andrew Maxwell will be among the comedians at Bestival 2014. PIcture by Peter Boam.

LIVE at the Apollo stars are on Bestival's comedy bill, ready to tickle funny bones at the four day Isle of Wight event.

Ventriloquist Nina Conti will perform alongside Irish comic Andrew Maxwell.

Maxwell had audiences in stitches last year when he performed at Quay Arts in Newport.

Also performing are Live at the Apollo hit Daniel Sloss and former ITV's The Xtra Factor presenter Matt Richardson.

New Zealand's Chortle Comedy Award for best compere winner Jarred Christmas will also appear.

A full list is below:

Nina Conti / Abandoman / Andrew Maxwell / Jarred Christmas / Daniel Sloss /

Matt Richardson / Joel Dommett / Paul McCaffrey / Andy Askins / Late Night Gimp Fight /

Alistair Barrie / Felicity Ward / Damian Clark / Gordon Southern / Barry Castagnola /

Benny Boot / Matt Reed / Wayne Deakin / Kai Humphries / Danny McLoughlin / Ivo Graham /

Paul Myrehaug / Lou Sanders / Sarah Bennetto / Alex Edelman / Luke Benson /

Hannah George & Matt Hitt / Marcus O'Laoire

The cavalcade of comedians will perform at the Spiegeltent on each day, between noon and 6pm.

Rob da Bank said: "There’s always so much to do at Bestival, sometimes even I don’t know which way to turn, but one thing you should definitely make time to check out is the comedy in the Spiegeltent."


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