Noel Fielding added to Amnesty International's Ball line-up
- Bang Showbiz
- 16 February 2012
Noel Fielding has been added to the line-up for Amnesty International's Secret Policeman's Ball, which will take place next month in New York
Noel Fielding has been added to the line-up for Amnesty International's Secret Policeman's Ball.
The 'Mighty Boosh' funnyman is among the stars who will perform at the event at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Sunday 4 March, joining previously announced artists Coldplay, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Mumford & Sons, Russell Brand and Reggie Watts.
Fred Armisen, Hannibal Buress, David Cross, Micky Flanagan, Bill Hader, Rashida Jones, Seth Meyers, Bob Odenkirk, Andy Samberg, Peter Serafinowicz, Sarah Silverman, Statler & Waldorf from Disney's 'The Muppets', Jason Sudeikis, Jack Whitehall and Kristen Wiig have also been added to the cast of the show, which will celebrate free speech and Amnesty International's 50th anniversary.
Amnesty International's Kerry Moscogiuri said, "We're extremely excited by the great host of talent who have given up their time to take part in Amnesty's Secret Policeman's Ball.
"We expect this will be a great evening of entertainment that will also succeed in throwing a spotlight on the importance of Amnesty's work on defending all human rights, and in particular free speech."
UK fans will be able to watch the ball on Channel 4 within days of the event itself.
Justin Gorman, Head of Entertainment at Channel 4, said: "We're very proud to be working with Amnesty International and to be able to bring the show to UK audiences. It's a brilliant line-up in an iconic venue."
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