V Festival expand their comedy lineup for 2015

V Festival, sponsored by Virgin Media, today adds a raft of established and emerging comedy acts to The Glee Club Comedy Tentline-up. Joining headliners Frankie Boyle and Russell Kane, award-winning comedian Matt Richardson, An Irishman Abroad’ starJarlath Regan, Suzi Ruffell, Tom Deacon, Luisa Omielanand Paul McCaffrey will be taking to the stage.


British stand-up comedians Kevin McCarthy and Mark Olver will keep the tent roaring with laughter between acts as the official MCs, introducing the world-class line-up. Further additions to the bill include Simon King, Andrew O’NeillJen Brister, Gareth Richards,Marlon Davis, Prince Abdi, Danny McLoughlin, Craig Murray and Andy Robinson.


Seann Walsh, Shappi Khorsandi, Nick Helm and Gary Delaney are also headlining during the festival weekend.


Matt Richardson said: “Last year my V Festival sets were two of my favourites of the year and I’m really excited to be going back and hopefully seeing some new faces. It’s great that comedy is such a huge part of the line-up, I love performing at festivals and I can’t wait to get on stage for the 20th anniversary of V!”


Making her second appearance at V Festival Suzi Ruffell said: “It’s an honour to be joining a tent crammed full of the finest comedy talent around. As a comedian, you’re usually on your own when on the road, so I’m looking forward to getting together with the rest of the line-up and watching them on stage too!”


V Festival’s 20th anniversary weekend will take placeon the 22nd and 23rd August, at Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire.


V Festival 2015 tickets are available to purchase online now atwww.vfestival.com, where the announced line-up can also be found.

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