Reading and Leeds Alternative Stage announced

Comedy, film, debate, lectures and late night entertainment

Reading and Leeds Alternative Stage announced

10 August 2009

A mixture of comedy, film, debate and lectures will entertain festival-goers during the day before labels and club nights make sure there is plenty of late night entertainment as well.

The Alternative Stage line-up is as follows:

COMEDY

DOUG STANHOPE (Leeds Sunday 30th, Reading Saturday 29th)
TIM MINCHIN (Leeds Saturday 29th, Reading Friday 28th)
BRENDON BURNS (Leeds Saturday 29th , Reading Sunday 30th)
JACK WHITEHALL (Leeds Friday 28th)
ADAM BUXTON (Reading Sunday 30th) presents BUG - The Evolution Of Music Video (Hosted in association with BFI Southbank)
JUNIOR SIMPSON (Leeds Friday 28th, Reading Sunday 30th)
SARAH MILLICAN (Leeds Sunday 30th)
MILTON JONES (Reading Sunday 30th)
TOM STADE (Leeds Saturday 29th, Reading Friday 28th)
HUGH LENNON (Leeds Saturday 29th, Reading Friday 28th)
JAMIE KILSTEIN (Saturday 29th)
MITCH BENN (Reading Sunday 30th)
MC MATT READ (Leeds Sunday 30th, Reading Friday 28th)
MC MARTIN BIGPIG (Leeds Friday 28th)
STEVE GRIBBIN (Leeds Sunday 30th, Reading Friday 28th)
KEVIN BRIDGES (Leeds Friday 28th)
STEVE WILLIAMS (Reading Saturday 29th)
HOLLY WALSH (Leeds Saturday 29th, Reading Friday 28th)
STEPHEN GRANT (Leeds Saturday 29th, Reading Friday 28th) 
MARKUS BIRDMAN (Leeds Friday 28th, Reading Saturday 29th)
STUCKEY and MURRAY (Leeds Friday 28th, Reading Sunday 30th)
JESSICA DELFINO (Leeds Sunday 30th, Reading Saturday 29th)
DAN NIGHTINGALE (Leeds Friday 28th)
GARY DELANEY (Leeds Sunday 30th Reading Saturday 29th)
MARK OLVER (Leeds Friday 28th, Reading Saturday 29th)
DANIEL TOWNES (Leeds Saturday 29th, Reading Sunday 30th)
MC DAVE TWENTYMAN (Leeds Saturday 29th)
JOE BOR
JOEY PAGE (Leeds Friday 28th) DOC BROWN (Leeds Saturday 29th)  

SPOKEN WORD 
AIDAN MOFFAT (Leeds Friday 28th, Reading Saturday 29th)
THE PETEBOX (Leeds Friday 28th, Reading Saturday 29th)
KATE TEMPEST (Leeds Friday 28th, Reading 29th)
MIK ARTISTIK (Leeds Friday 28th)
JOHN BERKAVITCH (Leeds Friday 28th) with ANDY CRAVEN GRIFFITHS ( Reading Saturday 29th)

LECTURE

JEFFREY LEWIS - Watchmen Lecture / Q & A session (Reading Sunday 30th)

DEBATE
ID POLITICAL DEBATE (Leeds Friday 28th, Reading Friday 28th)

LATE NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT
SMASH n GRAB (Leeds Saturday 29th, Reading Friday 28th) SWAP-A-RAMA (Leeds Thursday 27th)
TRANSGRESSIVE RECORDS (Leeds Sunday 30th)
FILM  LE DONK (Leeds Saturday 29th, Reading Sunday 30th) -  3D NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (Leeds Thursday 27th, Reading Friday 28th) THIS IS SPINAL TAP (Leeds Saturday 30th, Reading Friday 28th) ANVIL! THE STORY OF ANVIL (Leeds Sunday 30th, Reading Saturday 29th)

Arctic Monkeys, Kings Of Leon and Radiohead will headline the festivals with Kaiser Chiefs, The Gossip, Glasvegas and more also set to perform.

Click here for the latest Reading Festival line-up.

Click here for the latest Leeds Festival line-up.

Reading Festival 2009 will take place at Little Johns Farm, Reading, while Leeds Festival 2009 is set to be held at Branham Park, Leeds. Both run from 28 - 30 August.

Both Reading and Leeds are sold out, but there are passes available from the festivals' official secondary outlet Viagogo. We've teamed up with the company to offer you 10% of off Reading tickets.

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