In March, Coldplay, Mumford & Sons and Russell variety are among the acts who have signed up for the Secret Policeman's Ball. Organizers say the move to New York will mark the special centennial. The last Secret Policeman's Ball was held in London in 2008. The concert, which benefits Amnesty International, will mark the human rights organization’s 50th anniversary
The first Secret Policeman's Ball was detained in 1976 with the help of British humor actor John Cleese. Other acts appearing comprise US comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. Tickets go on sale on Monday. The Fawlty Towers star enlisted his Monty Python generation who also participated in the event which was called a push in the eye.