Line-up for new stage confirmed

The line-up for the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals Comedy And Cabaret Stage has been announced.

The highlights include stand-up from the likes of Russell Brand, Stewart Lee and Simon Amstell, a new show from Dirty Sanchez and burlesque show The Burly Q Cabaret.

As previously reported by NME.COM at Leeds, the Comedy And Cabaret Stage will be open from Thursday night and stay open until 2am every night.

The line up for the Reading’s Comedy and Cabaret Stage s on the Friday (August 25) includes comedy from:

Alan Carr

Simon Anstell

Simon Evans

Adam Bloom

Matt Blaize

Ben Norris

Stefano Paulino

Steve Gribbin

Cabaret from:The Fire Tusk Pain Proof Circus and Esme.

Music comes from the DJs and Stars Up Their Arse Karaoke.

The line-up for the Reading’s Comedy and Cabaret Stage on the Saturday (August 26) includes comedy from:

Stewart Lee

Ben Hurley

Rob Rouse

Rick Right

Hugh Lennon

Jason John Whitehead

Markus Birdman

Jason Rouse

Rob Deering

Cabaret from:Burly Q Cabaret and Lucifire.

Music comes from Youth Movie Soundtrack Strategies, Archie Bronson Outfit, Tilly And The Wall plus the and Stars Up Their Arse karaoke.

Sunday 27 August includes:Russell Brand, Reverend Obodiah Steppenwolf III, Brendan LoveGrove and Angelo Tsaroushas.

Every night will feature a Vox N Roll music quiz.

The line up for the Leeds’s Comedy and Cabaret Stage on the Thursday (August 24) includes music from:

Sikth

Enter Shikari

The Quiet Kill

It will also feature Punk Rock Karaoke and the film ’Metal- A Headbangers Journey’.

The line up for the Leeds’s Comedy and Cabaret Stage on the Friday (August 25) includes comedy from:

Adam Hills

Patrick Monahan

Al Pitcher

Jim Jeffries

Jason John Whitehead

Hugh Lennon

Markus Birdman

John Bishop

Jason Rouse

Rob Deering

Music comes from Youth Movie Soundtrack Strategies, Archie Bronson Outfit, and Ratt-att-agg.

The line up for the Leeds’s Comedy and Cabaret St age on the Saturday (August 26) includes comedy from:

Alan Carr

Andrew Bird

Jon Richardson

Lloyd Langford

Ben Norris

Stefano Paulino

Jason Manford

Cole Parker

Matt Blaize

Steve Gribbin

Cabaret from Dirty Sanchez, Renegade Burlesque and Circus Of Horrors.

Plus there’s music from Failsafe and DJing from Queens Of Noize.

Sunday 27 August at Leeds will feature:

Stewart Lee

Simon Amstell

Mitch Benn

Rob Rouse

Mick Ferry

Yianni Agisilaou

Barry Castagnalo

Toby Foster

Cabaret from Burly Q Cabaret and Circus Of Horrors.

Music will come from Tilly And The Wall and Queens Of Noize DJing.