Comedy is a serious business – and this is where you’ll find the best comedy on site. Whether it be up and coming new faces, or television and radio stars, our purpose built venue has a capacity of two and a half thousand… Grab yourself a space!
Josie Long – who says of herself ‘I am a silly and sometimes political stand up comedian’ Mark Watson – the herculean award winning novelist and comic The Infinite Monkey Cage – with physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince. They will be joined by special guests from the world of comedy, music and science, for another witty and irreverent look at the world according to science. Men in Coats – visual comedy that’s as funny as it is clever. Jeremy Hardy – a famous man who talks. Holly Walsh – her flair for lateral-thinking gags and an offbeat stage presence makes her like a slightly nerdy, very friendly and intensely funny older sister
Marcus Brigstocke’s Policy Unit - The greatest minds in modern comedy, hosted by Marcus Brigstocke, will reshape the future of Britain.... your suggestions are welcome Shazia Mirza – the observational columnist and stand up, is sure to have plenty to talk about Andy Parsons – As the Sunday Telegraph says - manages to be utterly likeable and very funny while being Mr Angry at the state of the world. Abandoman – won best comedy newcomer at Adelaide last year – Hilarious freestyle songs, created at lightening speed, based on audience suggestions. Josh Widdecombe – the Guardian sports reporter turned ace observationalist, has the ability to find the sparkle in the mundane Katherine Ryan – Having experienced motherhood, divorce, and MTV, this award-winning comedian proves the things in life that make us bitter, can actually be sweet Arthur Smith – an internationally famous semi-professional comedian and the world's only Leonard Cohen tribute band Kevin Eldon – is taking time off from filming to stretch his stand up legs. Simon Evans – make way for this big, red bus of a man, who drips disdain, but knows what’s right and proper because of his own good breeding John Otway – it’s his 20th year at Glastonbury… will there be somersaults? ,
Be sure to catch: Attila the Stockbroker, Rhythm Wave, Mitch Benn, Phil Kay, Phil Nicol, Andrew Maxwell, Steve Gribbin, Aisle 16, Carrivick Sisters, 4 Poofs and a Piano, Donald Grant, Les Oh La Las, Paul Nathan, Cocoloco, Nick Doody, Feeding the Fish, Matt Kirshen, Rod Laver, Brendon Burns, Nathan Caton, Tiffany Stevenson, Simon Munnery, Tom Deacon, Andrew Maxwell. And give a big warm Glastonbury welcome to our newcomers, Joey Page, Doc Brown, Bob Hartman, Torran Drummers, Tom Craine.