Harry Baker & Chris Read
Saturday 29 September 16.50-17.30pm
Sunday 30 September 12.20-1.00pm
Having played together in various forms for over 10 years, World Poetry Slam Champion Harry Baker teams up with BFF/Jazz Musician Chris Read as the imaginatively titled ‘Harry and Chris’. Together they bring their unique mix of comedy, melody, poetry and best-matery to BHCLF. A super positive and uplifting show with “blistering wordplay” and songs covering all manner of topics from pandas in population crisis, to lonely house robots on Robot Wars, to how going vegetarian affects a lifelong friendship between meat-eaters.
World Poetry Slam Champion Harry Baker published his debut anthology ‘The Sunshine Kid’ with Burning Eye in December 2014. The subsequent show of the same name was voted ‘Best Spoken Word show’ of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015. Now a fully fledged maths graduate and full time poet/adventurer, His work has been shared on TED.com and viewed millions of times worldwide, as well as being translated into 15 different languages. He regularly gives performances and workshops all around the world and as well as being one half of Comedy-Rap-Jazz-Duo ‘Harry and Chris’ he is working up poems for a new collection.
Fins our more here: harrybaker.co
“Harry Baker’s intricate, quick-fire rhymes have always been on the impressive side of mind-blowing” - The Scotsman