RHOD Gilbert, Alexei Sayle, Nish Kumar, Angela Barnes, Jessie Cave, Adam Riches and Scroobius Pip have been added to the bill of the Wells Comedy Festival.

They join the likes of James Acaster, Limmy, Sara Pascoe, Tim Key and others for the week-long Somerset festival, which runs from May 25 to 27.

Ben Williams, founder and producer of the festival, said: "This is another huge year for the Wells Comedy Festival, nearly doubling in size compared to 2017.

"I couldn’t be happier with the new additions to the lineup. It’s shaping up to be the best year yet."

Tickets for Wells Comedy Festival shows are on sale now from www.wellscomfest.com. Further shows will be announced soon.