Carry on laughing! Comedy stars are on their way to Leeds Festival

Katherine Ryan.
Katherine Ryan.
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Top comedy names have been added to the line-up for this summer’s Leeds Festival.

Simon Amstell, Bill Bailey and Katherine Ryan are all playing the event’s Alternative Stage, it was confirmed today.

The stage will also feature joke-filled appearances from the likes of Joe Lycett, Tiff Stevenson and Daniel Sloss.

Music acts joining the bill today included Neck Deep, Sigrid, The View and Get Inuit.

The festival is taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend at Bramham Park, near Wetherby.

Previously-announced acts playing the event’s Main Stage include Kasabian, Eminem and Liam Gallagher.