Thunderbirds are go at Glastonbury

Charles Hazlewood will be bringing Gerry Anderson music to The Park

By Scott Williams | Published: Wed 7th May 2014

Glastonbury Festival 2014 - around the festival site (The Park)
Photo credit: Karen Williams

Glastonbury Festival 2014

Wednesday 25th to Sunday 29th June 2014
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£210 (secured with a deposit) - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 177,500

Conductor Charles Hazlewood will be bringing the Thunderbirds and Stingray to Glastonbury Festival next month. According to their creator Gerry Anderson's website (here), he will be conducting a 45 minute Barry Gray set on Sunday at 1pm on the Park Stage.

Barry Gray was a musician and composer who created the music scores for television and film producer Gerry Anderson including Fireball XL5, Stingray, Captain Scarlet, UFO and Thunderbirds.

Charles Hazlewood All Stars will be playing, featuring musicians from Goldfrapp, Portishead, Get the Blessing and Loose Tubes. Composer and actor Francois Evans will also be appearing, playing Barry Gray’s original 'Ondes Martenot'.

Ralph Titterton, of the Barry Gray Archive, is working with musical arranger Ian Gardiner in preparing the arrangements which are being written from Barry’s original scores.

Tickets have sold out for this year's Festival which happens over five full days from  Wednesday 25th until Sunday 29th June 2014 across over a 1,000 acres of beautiful countryside at Worthy Farm, Somerset will host Friday headliners Arcade Fire, and Kasabian who close the Pyramid Stage on the Sunday. Other names announced are Jack White, Dolly Parton, Skrillex, James Blake, MGMT, Richie Hawtin,Disclosure will headline a night on the West Holts stage, Blondie, Lily Allen, The Black Keys, Lana Del Rey, Warpaint, The Wailers, Elbow, Sensational Space Shifters ft Robert Plant, Massive Attack, Pixies, Ed Sheeran, De La Soul, MIA, Rudimental, Jurassic 5, and more.

There are still thousands of acts to announce! The full line-up will be announced in May.

As usual eFestivals will bring you the very best-sourced rumours, allowing festival-goers to see who is playing long before the bands are formally announced - keep your eyes on the Glastonbury 2014 rumours, updated as we receive information. Help us to help you - if you hear of a band that's playing, please let us know.

There's a possibility there may be another very limited resale this month, there is no news yet on if this will happen, if it does we will let you know.




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