More star names join comedy line-up

WELLS Comedy Festival has revealed its second batch of shows with even more of the country’s top names in comedy coming to the city.

The second announcement includes a live recording of Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast, Never Mind The Buzzcocks regular Jamali Maddix, triple threat Rosie Jones (Live At The Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Trip Hazard) and Britain’s Got Talent finalist Nabil Abdulrashid.

Also joining the festival line-up are award winning comedians: Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Jordan Brookes, Chortle’s Best Newcomer Celya AB and Funny Women Award Winner Thanyia Moore. More familiar faces return with the likes of Mark Watson, Paul Foot and Spencer Jones bringing their newest shows to Wells.

They all join the already announced Lou Sanders, Sam Campbell, Jen Brister, Jess Fostekew, Chloe Petts, Sikisa, Stephen Bailey plus a family show from musical duo Shelf.

Tickets have been in big demand with Tim Key, John Robins, Phil Wang and Kiri Pritchard-McLean already selling out, with extra shows added for Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Phil Wang.

More acts will be added to the line-up and announced soon.

The festival will take place from May 26-28, and all shows are on sale at