Altitude Festival 2013 announces Eddie Izzard as headliner

By Dom Smith
By March 4, 2013 December 24th, 2021 Culture, News

Altitude Festival 2013 has announced Eddie Izzard will be joining John Bishop as one of this year’s headline acts. Described by John Cleese as “the lost Python”, he was listed at number 3 in the 100 Greatest British National Comedians for Channel 4’s 100 Greatest Comedians of All Time countdown.


A truly unique event that fuses the adrenalin rush of a ski holiday with the madcap thrills of a top notch comedy festival, Altitude, now in its seventh year, is the brainchild of Andrew Maxwell and Marcus Brigstocke and has seen the pantheon of comedies greatest stars gracing its line up in previous years.

This year is no exception and headliner Eddie Izzard will be joining a litany of previously announced comics including, as previously mentioned, the UK’s hottest comic right now John Bishop, Germany’s No.1 comedian Michael Mittermeier, Scotland’s comedy prodigy Daniel Sloss and ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ veteran Phill Jupitus.

Also announced are Craig Campbell, Benny Boot, Brendon Burns, Phil Nichol, Howard Marks, Rob Beckett, Keith Farnan, Mark Walker Kai Humphries, The International Impro Allstars; Andy Smart and Steve Frost and Paul Provenza (The Aristocrats, Northern Exposure & The West Wing), all in one of Europe’s most beautiful ski resorts, Mayrhofen, Austria.

Ticket info is here: – for more visit the official Altitude website.

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