Russell Howard and John Bishop are set to headline the first-ever Marlow Comedy Weekender next month.

They will also be joined by comedians such as Simon Amstell, Al Murray, Mark Watson and Dylan Moran who will make an appearance at the four-day event.

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The Alfresco Theatre is hosting the event in Higginson Park, Marlow for an exclusive summer deckchair theatre with the opening day on July 1.

Mark Watson who is performing on multiple occasions over the weekend has declared his excitement for performing in Marlow again.

He said: “I'm genuinely excited to be returning to Marlow with the most spectacular line-ups we've put together so far.

“The comedy nights in Marlow & Henley to date have been really special, and this is going to be a weekend to remember - and the best kind of weekend, four days long.

“I can't wait to unleash some of the most coveted comedy talents in the UK, all in one place.”

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Jam Theatre Company will also be providing a variety of entertainment over the weekend including special guest West End performers Jocasta Almgill and Kayla Carter.

A food menu designed exclusively by some of the UK’s top chefs including Paul Ainsworth, Atul Kochhar and Marlow’s own Tom Kerridge will be available for guests.

Rick Stein and Jason Atherton have also put together picnic boxes for attendees designed for summer evenings.

Tickets go on sale June 17, with registration available for early access to tickets from June 16.