Peter Doherty joins V Festival bill

Peter Doherty has joined the line-up for V Festival.

The Babyshambles and Libertines rocker will perform in the Virgin Media Union tent at the festival which takes place on August 22 and August 23 at Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire.

British Sea Power, Mystery Jets, Howling Bells, Seth Lakeman, Goldie Lookin' Chain, VV Brown and Exit Calm are also among the acts on the billing for the Virgin Media Union tent this year.