The Charlatans Open Glastonbury's Other Stage

26 June 2015, 10:55 | Updated: 26 June 2015, 12:31

The Charlatans Glastonbury 2015

Earlier this week Tim Burgess posted cryptic hints about the band playing a secret set at Glastonbury and now those rumours have been confirmed.

Worthy Farm and Twitter were abuzz with rumours all week that the Charlatans might be playing a secret set at the festival, especially after frontman Tim Burgess hinted on his social media that he had his wellies on standby.

Now the festival has confirmed that the legendary band will open things up on the Other Stage at 11am this morning.

The official Glastonbury account Tweeted at 9.56am that the Charlatans would be the special guests.

Also announced today was that up and coming Irish band The Strypes will replace rapper Azealia Banks, who's been forced to drop out of her festival appearance.