More comedy, literature, cabaret for Latitude

The arts side of Latitude Festival expanded again today, adding more comedy, literature, cabaret and theatre to the line-up.

Jo Brand, Dave Gorman, Tim Vine and Janeane Garofalo will all appear in the comedy arena alongside Stephen K Amos, Phil Nicol, Charlie Baker, Miles Jupp, Matt Kirshen and Seann Walsh.

Over in the literary arena Jeremy Hardy, Jonathan Coe, Kate Williams and Keith Allen will all perform along with Rupert Thomson, Brian Chikwava, Emmanuel Jal and Bernie Katz.

Bosses have added Lenny Beige, Kirsten O'Brien and Bourgeois And Maurice to the cabaret arena as well as Tommy And The Weeks, Wanderlust and Helix Dance.

New show ‘Say Hi To The Rivers And The Mountains’, written by Jonathan Coe and The High-Llamas is also set to be performed in the theatre arena over the weekend.

Pet Shop Boys, Grace Jones and Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds will headline the festival with many more also confirmed.

Click here for the latest Latitude Festival line-up.

Latitude Festival 2009 will take place at Southwold, Suffolk from 16-19 July.

Tickets are on sale priced at £150 plus booking fee including camping and car park fees. Day passes are available for £60 before booking fee.

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As well as a full music programme Latitude also boasts a diverse program of art including poetry, literature and comedy.

There will be around 15 arenas of cultural enlightenment as well as a large children’s