News: More Names Announced For Wells Comedy Festival

News: More Names Announced For Wells Comedy Festival. Harry Hill, Robin Ince, Olga Koch, Angelos Epithemioum, adam buxton.
News: More Names Announced For Wells Comedy Festival

The Wells Comedy Festival in Somerset – now in its sixth year – returns this May and another 13 shows are now on sale, bringing the total up to 58.

Over the bank holiday weekend of May 22-24 England’s smallest city plays host to a ‘weekend-long stand-up jamboree’ (The Guardian), with dozens of comedy shows taking place at six venues in Wells, all within walking distance of one another.

Just announced for the Somerset festival are big-collared comedy loon Harry Hill – performing two work-in-progress shows, ‘CAVEMAN’ (pictured) and ‘How Not To Be Normal’ – erudite comedian Robin Ince – with both a late-night Satanic Rites of Robin Ince and I’m a Joke and So Are You – ‘Shooting Stars’ scorekeeper Angelos Epithemiou, ‘Mock the Week’ star Olga Koch, ‘All Killa No Filla’ podcaster Rachel Fairburn, tech wizards Foxdog Studios, Wells regular Matthew Highton, Netflix and ‘Live at the Apollo’ star Loyiso Gola and ‘Harry Hill’s Clubnite’ stars Holly Burn and Paul F Taylor.

They join the previously announced Adam BuxtonBridget ChristieReginald D HunterMark WatsonLou SandersPaul FootSindhu VeeDane BaptisteJayde AdamsMawaan Rizwan and many more.

All of shows are on sale now from 

Ben Williams, founder and producer of the festival, said: ‘Harry Hill is one of my all-time favourite comedians, so I’m chuffed he’s playing this year’s festival. It really is looking like the best line-up yet.’

Andy Vallis – editor of Wells Voice, official media partner – said: ‘Wells Comedy Festival brings a real buzz to the city, and with the first star names announced for 2020, the excitement is already building for this year's event. It should be another memorable weekend.’

Further shows will be announced in the coming weeks.

Adam Buxton picture by Ben Catchpole.


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