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Andrew MaxwellAlongside a veritable smorgasbord of cabaret, theatre, performance art and film, this year’s Bestival will see the cream of comics and clowns serving up side-splitting shenanigans all weekend long – hot from the Edinburgh Festival courtesy of belly-laughing brethren Get Comedy.

Among a host of top name stand-ups, Bestival organisers are thrilled to announce that one-liner king Milton Jones will be joining the line-up at Robin Hill. A regular on Mock the Week (BBC2), Milton has appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC1), Live At The Apollo (BBC1) and has headlined Dave’s One Night Stand (DAVE).

What’s more, Porky the Poet was Phill Jupitus’ fiery alter-ego that raged against the fascists and oppression in the mid 80s and he will be at Bestival 2013, joining the likes of Andrew Maxwell (pictured), Terry Alderton, Daniel Sloss and many more!

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Rob da Bank says:

“There are squillions of different ways of enjoying Bestival; if your eardrums are feeling a bit weary and you’re feeling a bit jaded, head down to our ace Comedy Tent which, as ever, has a selection of the best gagsters in the world performing”.

With a bucketload of amazing attractions and the grand 10th birthday spectacular just around the corner, its no wonder Bestival is about to completely sell out yet again. So don’t delay – you don’t want to miss out on the party of the year…  The final few tickets and ferry packages are available from

Make sure you keep your eyes on and Island Echo for all the latest news. And don’t forget to tag your tweets #hmsbestival!

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