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Idris Elba to play Boardmasters surf and music festival


The actor is also a well-respected DJ.

Actor Idris Elba is to take his musical talents to surf and music festival Boardmasters in Cornwall this summer.

The Luther star is a well-respected DJ alongside his television and film talents and has previously played at Glastonbury.

Idris will appear alongside rapper and MC Wretch-32, hip-hop veteran DJ Shadow, and up-and-coming star Raye at the event on Watergate Bay in August.

They join previously announced headliners Two Door Cinema Club, Jamiroquai and Alt-J as well as the likes of The Vaccines, Jake Bugg and Stormzy at the festival.

Boardmasters takes place between August 9 and August 13.

PA Media