Idris Elba confirms himself for Glastonbury appearance

The actor, DJ and rapper will be heading to Worthy Farm this June

Idris Elba confirms himself for Glastonbury appearance

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Idris Elba has confirmed himself for a Glastonbury Festival appearance.

The Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and The Wire actor is also a DJ and rapper, and will be appearing at the festival, having announced the news during a Spotify talk for Advertising Week Europe, reports Digital Spy.

The team behind Glastonbury festival have confirmed they will release the full line-up for the event later this month. Already confirmed for the festival are Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Dolly Parton, Lily Allen, Disclosure, Blondie, The Black Keys, Lana Del Rey and Warpaint.

Arcade Fire are the only confirmed headliners for this year’s festival, and will play on Friday June 27. William Hill suspended betting in February on Kasabian headlining the Pyramid Stage, while on March 27 Paddy Power made Metallica and Prince joint favourites to headline the Saturday of the festival. However, Emily Eavis recently said that Prince "wasn't booked this year". Glastonbury Festival takes place from June 25-29 at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.

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