The full line-up for the annual Kilkenny Cat Laughs festival has been revealed.
Bringing the funny to the Marble City this year (from May 31st - June 4th) will be the likes of Rory Scovel, Jason Manford, Aisling Bea, Reginald D Hunter, The Last Leg’s Adam Hills, James Acaster and Sara Pascoe.
Mock the Week’s Zoe Lyons, Jason Byrne, David O’Doherty, Des Bishop and Maeve Higgins will also appear.
As always, there's a strong Irish contingent that will include the likes of Neil Delamere, Deirdre O’Kane, Andrew Maxwell, Barry Murphy, Karl Spain, Alison Spittle, Bernard O’Shea, Eleanor Tiernan, Abandoman, Colm O’Regan, Chris Kent, Paul Currie, Joanne McNally, Colin Murphy, Eric Lalor, Kevin McGahern, Jarlath Regan, Fred Cooke and Gearoid Farrelly.
There'll also be guest-curated showcases, live podcasts and performance art with a new strand of the festival called 'STRAY' being launched that will see performances by Meltybrains?, The Bear Pack, The Super Serious Show and Soho Theatre.
Rubberbandits' Blindboy Boatclub will record a live podcast at Langton's Ballroom, while Second Captains, Stephen Frost's Improv All-Stars, Lords of Strut, Tony Cantwell and more are also on the bill.
Tickets are on sale now via www.thecatlaughs.com.