Professor Brian Cox to appear at Glastonbury with Billy Bragg

'Wonders Of The Universe' man set to appear at festival's Cabaret Marquee arena

Professor Brian Cox is set to appear at this year’s Glastonbury festival.

The former D:Ream keyboard player, who presents the BBC Two science series Wonders Of The Universe will record a special edition of the BBC Radio 4 show The Infinite Monkey Cage at the festival’s Cabaret Marquee arena, with panelists including Billy Bragg and comedians Robin Ince and Shappi Khorsandi.

The show, which won a Sony Award for its last series, will be recorded onsite and broadcast the day after the festival ends, June 27 at 4.30pm (BST).

Glastonbury takes place over the weekend of June 24 – 26 at Worthy Farm in Somerset.

It is set to be headlined by Coldplay, U2 and Beyonce, with Plan B, Primal Scream, Elbow, Mumford and Sons and White Lies also set to perform across the weekend.