BIG-name acts have been added to the bill of the first Southsea Comedy Festival.
Television favourites Rich Hall, Adam Hills and Rob Beckett will be appearing on Saturday, August 2.
They will join international acclaimed cross-dressing comedian Eddie Izzard who, as reported, is opening the festival with two dates on July 31 and August 1 with his Force Majeure show.
The self-described ‘action transvestite’ is famed for his surreal monologues as well as his charity work and human rights activism.
There is a something for everyone as the comedy experience comes to Portsmouth this summer.
It has been put together by the people behind the Southsea Show.
The comedians will take to the stage in a giant marquee, known as a khyam, which will be able to hold more than 2,000 people.
Canadian Dana Alexander will continue the funny line-up on the Saturday with more guests still to be announced.
The Southsea Comedy Festival will run adjacent to the site of the Southsea Show, on Southsea Common.
For more information and to buy tickets go to southseacomedyfestival.co.uk