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Stephen Hawking to appear at Glastonbury Festival

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Pop culture's favourite professor is to appear at Glastonbury Festival this year, organisers have revealed.

Professor Stephen Hawking has made cameos in The Simpsons and Monty Python and now will appear at the festival's Kidz Field this summer.

Glastonbury Festival runs from 24th-28th June and is held on Worthy Farm in Somerset.

Tickets for this year's event sold out in a record-breaking 26 minutes.

Redmayne: Spending time with Stephen Hawking a 'great honour'

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Eddie Redmayne said that spending time with Stephen Hawking and his family in preparation for his role in The Theory of Everything was "one of the great honours" of his life.

The British actor won a Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for his portrayal of the celebrated physicist.

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