Glastonbury Festival 2017

175,000 people are expected to descend on a Somerset farm for a five-day festival of performing arts which runs from Wednesday 21 June to Sunday 25 June 2017.

Headliners include Radiohead, the Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran.

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Johnny Depp apologises for Trump joke

Johnny Depp speaking at the Cineramageddon drive-in at Glastonbury Credit: PA

The actor Johnny Depp has apologised for joking about assassinating US President Donald Trump during an appearance at Glastonbury Festival in Somerset.

The Hollywood star made the comments while speaking at a drive-in cinema at Worthy Farm on Thursday night.

In a statement issued to People magazine, Depp said: "I apologise for the bad joke I attempted last night in poor taste about President Trump. It did not come out as intended, and I intended no malice. I was only trying to amuse, not to harm anyone."

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