Comic Eddie Izzard is going trilingual for a series of special gigs in France to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

The Brit will perform back-to-back stand-up shows in English, French and German in Caen, Normandy on 6 June (14).

Taking to to announce the gigs, he writes, "I am doing my show in English in Caen, Normandy on the 6th June 2014. Please come if you can. All for charity."

The gigs fall on the anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of France in 1944.

All money raised through ticket sales will go to charity.