More comedy stars join festival line-up

WELLS Comedy Festival has revealed its second batch of shows for 2024 with even more of the country’s top comedy names coming to Wells.

The new announcement includes two work-in-progress shows from Harry Hill and a new stand-up show from Rich Hall, plus shows from Taskmaster champion Sophie Duker and Live at the Apollo star Kiri Pritchard-McLean.

Also joining the festival line-up are Nick Helm (Uncle, Live at the Apollo), Desiree Burch (Live at the Apollo, QI), Amy Gledhill (Hypothetical, The Jonathan Ross Show), Ian Smith (The News Quiz, The Now Show), Michael Odewale (Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week), Alison Spittle (The Guilty Feminist podcast) and Pat Cahill (8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, The Now Show). They all join the already announced James Acaster, John Kearns and Jessica Fostekew.

Tickets are selling fast for the festival’s four gala performances, each featuring a surprise line-up of comics from across the festival.

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Picture of Harry Hill by Ray Burmiston