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Latitude Festival: QI  Live – Comedy Stage

Reviewer: Simon Topping  For the first time ever the mainstay and great love of British television, QI, comes to the stage. A rough and ready mix of Latitude festival guests, including Rachel Parris, Lou Sanders and Marcus Brigstocke join the panel, alongside stalwart Alan Davies and fabulous chairperson, Sandy Toksvig.  Highly anticipated by a bulging comedy tent and bounding onto ...

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Latitude set for 13th Henham Park takeover

Latitude returns to Henham Park for its 13th edition from Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 July 2018 and with the spring weather starting to push through and the bank holiday weekend giving us a small taste of freedom, it’s only natural that thoughts wander to our favourite festival of the year. Although still a good few months away the organisers ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Festival Round-Up #3

In our third round-up from our team of writers, Kris Hallett looks back on his Latitude Festival highlights. Glastonbury may be the Daddy, Radio 1’s Big Weekend may have the big acts, but nothing beats Latitude for the sheer multi-faceted celebration of culture in all its forms. Whether you’re a music lover, a reader, comedy aficionado or theatre geek there ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Alan Davies

Venue: Comedy Tent Reviewer: Kris Hallett Alan Davies certainly knows how to work up a festival crowd. Lunchtime on the first day and there are already queues stretching outside the sauna-like conditions of the comedy tent all waiting to see the comedian who made his name in Jonathan Creek and then became even more popular through his weekly appearances as ...

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NEWS: Further acts announced for Latitude

With an already impressive arts, theatre and comedy line-up announced, Latitude Festival organisers have today announced further acts for the 10th anniversary running of the Suffolk based festival. 16 additional comedy acts have been announced for Latitude, alongside previously announced acts such as Jason Manford, Alan Davies and Jon Richardson. New additions to the comedy line-up include Andrew Maxwell, Russell ...

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NEWS: Latitude 10th Anniversary Headliners Announced

Latitude organisers have today announced the line-up for their 10th edition which takes place Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th July 2015 at Henham Park, Suffolk. Ten years ago Latitude Festival creator Melvin Benn set out to rewrite the festival rulebook, showing that music lovers could also be culture lovers, by creating the UK’s first multi-arts boutique festival set out to ...

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Alan Davies – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Paul Downham Alan Davies played to a packed Lyric Theatre at The Lowry recounting his childhood memories of growing up in his Fathers care and the more modern day issues of bringing up his two young children. Davies seems mostly relaxed on stage throughout the two hour set punctuated by the ‘contractually obligatory’ interval beginning the evening establishing the ...

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