Reading & Leeds Alternative Stage line-up announced

Reginald D Hunter, Lee Nelson and more on the bill...

Photographer:Peter Corkhill

Chris Eustace - 26 June 2012

Comedians Reginald D Hunter, Lee Nelson, Jason Byrne, Stephen K Amos and Seann Walsh are all confirmed to perform at both sites.

Scroobius Pip will play a full band set, while Kid Koala will play a DJ Set, and Doc Brown, Nathan Caton, Damo Clark, Late Night Gimp Fight, Jimmy McGhie, Popcorn Comedy, Chris Ramsey, Holly Walsh and Glenn Wool will also appear.

Legendary poet Benjamin Zephaniah, Jeff Leach,  Katherine Ryan and Chris Cox will all be at Reading only.

Al Murray The Pub Landlord, Dave Twentyman,  Naz Osmanoglu, Martin Mor, Tom Deacon and Joel Dommett are all playing Leeds only.

Leeds has also added Abandoman, Secret Cinema, filmmaker Chris Shepherd, and indie club Propaganda with a guest DJ set from The Pigeon Detectives.

As previously reported, The Cure, Kasabian and Foo Fighters will headline the twin events this August bank holiday.

Click here for the full Reading Festival line-up and full Leeds Festival line-up announced so far.

Weekend tickets for both Reading and its sister site Leeds are still available, as are Friday and Saturday tickets for Reading and all three days for Leeds.

Sunday day tickets for Reading Festival are sold out.

Reading Festival 2012 takes place in Richfield Avenue, Reading on 24-26 August.

Leeds Festival 2012 takes place in Bramham Park, Wetherby, Leeds from 24-26 August

Reading 2012 tickets and Leeds 2012 tickets are priced as follows:

£197.50 + £8 booking fee = £205.50 Weekend camping

£85 + £7 booking fee = £92 Day tickets

£15 early entry

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