Leading the comedy line-up at this year's Bestival happening at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, from Thursday 10th until Sunday 13th September 2015will be Abandoman (headlining Friday), Andrew Maxwell (Saturday), and improv troupe The Noise Next Door top the bill on Sunday.
The comedy starts from 7pm in the Bestiversity Tent in the new Slow Motion arena, and also includes side splitting performances from Phil Nichol, Andy Askins, Daniel Sloss, Ian Stone, Late Night Gimp Fight, Titty Bar Ha Ha, Jollyboat, Joel Dommett, Kai Humphries, Benny Boot, Alfie Brown, Jamali Maddix, Paul McCaffrey, Lolly Adefope, Wayne Deakin, Mickey D, The Herbert, Eric Lampaert, Elliot Steel, Tim Renkow, Amy Howerska, Brennan Reece, Garrett Millerick, and James Loveridge.
Festival organiser Rob da Bank said, "Aside from a dance, a sing-along and the occasional stiff drink, we do like a laugh at Bestival … which is why our head of comedy has only gone and booked another corking line up of comics, from Andrew Maxwell to Abandoman and Late Night Gimp Fight, which sounds like fun! We’re also bringing comedy up the hill to our ace new Slow Motion area, so if you can’t find it just follow the laughter."
Missy Elliott, Underworld, Duran Duran, and the Chemical Brothers top a bill that includes The Jacksons, Tame Impala, Jungle, Jurassic 5, a UK exclusive from Flying Lotus, Gorgon City, Little Dragon, Roisin Murphy, Duke Dumont, Kate Tempest, Jamie XX, Boy Better Know, Todd Terje, Action Bronson, Future Islands, Level 42, Young Fathers, Flight Facilities, Rae Morris, Jungle Brothers, The Cuban Brothers, Pond, Sleaford Mods, Fat White Family, Skrillex, Mark Ronson (DJ set), Annie Mac, Seth Troxler, Dub Pistols, Wiley, Skepta, Roni Size Reprazent, Drenge, Jaguar Skills, DJ Yoda, and more.
For the line-up details as available see the Bestival line-up page.
Early bird tickets including entry from Thursday are priced at £195 for Adult Tickets and £130 for Teen (age 13-17) Tickets. Student tickets are priced at £185 (For full-time students only. Valid NUS or ISIC ID required at the box office. No other student ID accepted). For those arriving on or after Friday tickets are priced the same. Tickets for children (age 12 & under) are free (but must have a ticket). A campervan ticket is priced at £92.50 (per vehicle), a caravan pass is £105, and car parking is priced at £15 advance (or £20 cash on arrival). Adult Wild Copse camping tickets are priced at £325, and £165 for a teen Wild Copse camping ticket.
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