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UPDATE: Day 2 Comedy at Latitude Festival 2017

By NICOLE EVANS With so much going on all at once at Latitude it’s simply impossible to get around everything, but in the spirit of ensuring a sample of all that is on offer, Saturday morning begins with a couple of hours in the Comedy tent. Phil Ellis, who is no stranger to the festival, kicks things off with his ...

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UPDATE: Day 1 Cabaret at Latitude Festival 2017

By NICOLE EVANS It wouldn’t be right to see through Latitude Festival without doing a stint in the Cabaret tent and Friday afternoon feels like a good time to take up a spot under the canopy to see what it has to offer us this year. First of the two acts up, and taking their seats on the b-stage, is ...

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UPDATE: Day 1 at Latitude Festival 2017

By NICOLE EVANS Thursday night at Latitude almost feels like it doesn’t count as part of the festival. Camping fields are still relatively bare, the big stages are still finishing off the set-up and the main arena looks like an apocalypse has hit in comparison to the Friday crowds that will descend. This year, however, Latitude has stepped up its ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Fergus Morgan reflects on a weekend of comedy

Latitude has often used the tag-line ‘more than just a music festival’ and with an extensive arts line-up that’s certainly true. The Suffolk festival has also grown into one of the largest comedy programmes on the circuit. The tents may now have been dismantled, but Fergus Morgan reflects back on a weekend’s mirth in the festival’s purple comedy arena.   ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Cardinal Burns & Guests

Cardinal Burns

Venue: Cabaret Arena Reviewer: Kris Hallett   Sketch based comedy is a dying breed on television, but still an ever popular form on the cabaret scene. The one group that has breached beyond the fringe and into the nation’s consciousness over the past couple of years is Cardinal Burns, the brainchild of Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns. While watching an ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Declan McKenna

Declan McKenna

Venue: The Lake Stage Reviewer: Andy Moseley   ‘First time we were here, we were on a tiny stage somewhere over there, and now here we are headlining on a Saturday evening’, Coldplay, Kasabian, Arcade Fire, the number of bands who have come out with this quote is almost as long as the list of festival headliners. Add in the ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Glen Neath and David Rosenberg – Seance

Seance - Latitude Festival

Creators: Glen Neath and David Rosenberg, Venue: Pandora’s Playground Reviewer: Nicole Evans   As we take our seats in the shipping container there are giggles-a-plenty-a-plenty from the sceptical few participants in this performance of Seance. Absolute pitch darkness soon descends after the headphone-clad audience are invited to place our hands on the long and narrow table in front of us. ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Harry Baker

Harry Baker

Venue: Poetry Arena Reviewer: Fergus Morgan   Harry Baker, Poetry Slam Champion of the World. One imagines there’s a fair amount of pressure contained in that epithet, but Baker doesn’t show it if there is. In each of his twenty-minute sets in Latitude’s poetry tent, he exudes an easy-going, endearing casualness as he spews his short, sharp, and charmingly sweet ...

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