Dave Gorman and Mark Thomas To Play Latitude Literary Arena

Award winning Omid Djalili also added to comedy arena line-up

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Dave Gorman– the man behind “Googlewhack Adventures” and “Are you Dave Gorman?”- will join comedy activist, Mark Thomas and Omid Djalili at this year’s Latitude festival.

Dave Gorman and Mark Thomas join Simon Armitage, Hanif Kureishi, Irvine Welsh and Iain Banks at the literary arena.

Gorman will be spinning yarns around his new book, “America Unchained: A Freewheeling Roadtrip In Search of Non-Corporate USA”, which sees him trying to trying to cross the US without spending money at any corporate or chain-style businesses.

Meanwhile, award winning comic, Djalili joins an all-star line-up at this year’s comedy arena including Bill Bailey, Ross Noble, Rich Hall, Simon Amstell, Russell Howard and Phill Jupitus and friends.

The announcement comes a week after Mars Volta and the Tindersticks were revealed as the first confirmed acts on Uncut’s stage.

They will join headliners Sigur Ros, Interpol and Franz Ferdinand and Grinderman, The Breeders, Elbow, Death Cab For Cutie, M.I.A, and Amadou and Mariam at Suffolk’s Henham Park in July.

Tickets cost £130 for the four-day event or £55 for day passes. See www.latitudefestival.co.uk for more information.


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