Paolo Nutini, The National, Suede for Latitude 2011

Paolo Nutini at V Festival Chelmsford 2010 by Mark Holloway
Paolo Nutini at V Festival Chelmsford 2010 by Mark Holloway

As revealed earlier today (Monday) Paolo Nutini, The National and Suede will headline Latitude Festival 2011, which will return to Henham Park, Suffolk from 14-17 July.

Foals, Wanda Jackson and Bright Eyes will also appear alongside Anna Calvi, Avi Buffalo, The Bees, Bellowhead, British Sea Power, Caitlin Rose, Caribou, Chapel Club and Crocodiles.

Crystal Fighters, C.W. Stoneking, Deerhunter, The Duke And The King, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Edwyn Collins, Esben and the Witch, Everything Everything, Fight Like Apes, Foster The People, Glasser, Gold Panda, Graffiti 6 and Hurts will appear as well.

I Am Kloot, KT Tunstall, Jenny and Johnny, Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, Kele, The Leisure Society and Lloyd Cole will play too alongside Marques Toliver, My Morning Jacket, The Naked and The Famous, OMD, Paloma Faith, Phidel, Rumer, Thea Gilmore, Tripwires, Trophy Wife, The Vaccines, Villagers, Violens, The Waterboys and Yann Tiersen.

Latitude Festival tickets
are on sale now priced at £177 for a weekend camping pass.

Weekend tickets without camping are also £177. Day tickets are on sale for £77 each.

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Meanwhile on the funny side of the field comedians Omid Djalili, Jason Byrne, Phill Jupitus, Jon Richardson, Brendon Burns, Greg Davies, Danny Bhoy and Richard Herring are among the first rib-ticklers announced.

Others looking for laughs will include Tom Wrigglesworth, Rob Rouse, Seann Walsh, John Shuttleworth, Roisin Conaty, Doc Brown, Josh Widdicombe, Nick Helm, Idiots Of Ants, Lady Garden and Katherine Ryan.

Dave Gorman, Mark Thomas, Alexei Sayle, Brendon Burns, Rory McGrath and Rupert Thomson will also be book-worming along with Henry Worsley, Tom Clempson, Emma Kennedy, Mike Carter, Lucy Edge & Jeff Phenix, Louis de Bernieres, Pappy’s and Guy Pratt.

Simon Armitage
heads up this year’s poets set to appear over the weekend along with Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jo Shapcott, Tim Key, Saul Williams, Sophie Hannah, Luke Wright, Kate Tempest and Kate Fox New along with The Gentleman Rhymer, Tim Clare, Joel Stickley, Luke Kennard, Yanny Mac, Clare Pollard and Mark Grist.

Theatre fans can look out for Hammersmith Lyric in association with Spymonkey & Peepolykus, The Bush, Battersea Arts Centre, Fuel, Paines Plough and Clean Break as well as HighTide, Theatre 503, News from Nowhere and Theatre Delicatessen.

Forward Theatre, Ella Hickson, Nabokov, Theatre Uncut and Lab Collective will also tread the boards alongside Whippet Productions, Company Of Angels in association with Bristol Old Vic, Out Of Chaos, Pentabus, NSDF, Northern Stage, Non Zero One, Il Pixel Rosso, Forest Fringe, Red Shift and the English Touring Theatre.

BAFTA will also presents a Q&A with Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon and select members of The Trip creative team.

In the literary arena there will be The School Of Life, Alan Hollinghurst, WordTheatre, Marcus Brigstocke & Andre Vincent’s Early Edition, Mark Billingham in conversation with David Morrissey and Sarah Dunant.

The Cabaret Arena will host Will Adamsdale, Bourgeois and Maurice, Late Night Gimp Fight, Doctor Brown Because, Richard Dedomenici and Bryony Kimmings.

Organisers have also confirmed Andy Puddicombe, Sadler’s Wells, English National Ballet and The Winter’s Ball across the festival.

The LCA (Latitude Contemporary Award) will be commissioning Alice Anderson, Graham Dolphinm, Andy Harper, Delaine Le Bas and Maslen & Mehra this year.

Finally, rounding up the first announcement, Eddy Temple-Morris, Feeling Gloomy and Beef Warehouse are among the DJs In The Woods.