Harry & Chris UK Tour

Harry & Chris – The Stand Comedy Club Newcastle, Sunday 27th October

Comedy-Rap-Jazz-Duo Harry & Chris have embarked on a UK tour with of the hit show ‘This Ones For The following a critically-acclaimed (★★★★★Sunday Post, ★★★★ The Scotsman), sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe. In an era where life on Mars is looking increasingly likely, the new show sees the duo take on the mammoth challenge of spinning planet earth to the rest of the universe with award-winning wordplay and awe-inspiring musicality. Their pairs feel-good songs have been featured on The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), and heard on BBC Radio 2’s Live From the Edinburgh Fringe, BBC Radio 3’s The Verb, and BBC Radio 5 Live’s Sarah Brett Show, as well as creating a joint TedX talkFinding Joy Through Comedy-Rap-Jazz’ in July 2018, which was followed by their TEDxExeter talk ‘Songs of Hope for the Planet’, released in June 2019. They could even perform a song as part of it!

 

World Poetry Slam Champion, performance poet (and maths student) Harry Baker’s poem about prime numbers has been shared on TED.com and has been translated into 21 different languages with a combined viewership of over 5 million along with his other 5 TEDx talks. Harry has been acclaimed for his blistering wordplay (★★★★★ Three Weeks) “with not one syllable out of place” (★★★★★ Wee Review) which seen him coined as ‘a champion’ by Ed Sheeran‘a show stealer’ by Scroobius Pip and Scott Mills described a performance on his BBC Radio 1 show as ‘the greatest thing I’ve ever seen’. Harry’s debut anthology, The Sunshine Kid was published with Burning Eye in 2014 and a subsequent show of the same name was voted Best Spoken Word show of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015. Harry sold out his latest solo comedy show “I am 10,000” throughout the 2019 Fringe Festival Fringe to rave reviews.

Acclaimed musician Chris Read (Brilliant Evening Standard) is hailed as an ‘up-and-coming talent’ (All About Jazz) on the UK music scene and performs regularly around the country, as well as overseas at venues including the Lincoln Centre in New York and the Montreux Jazz Festival. He’s released multiple EPs and a full-length jazz album, and is currently composing and songwriting for a television musical (to be announced). Chris performed a musical comedy solo show through the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe to sell-out audiences.

 

TOUR DATES

DATE VENUE
SEP 26 THU Redgrave Theatre Bristol, United Kingdom
OCT 4 FRI Lincoln Performing Arts Centre Lincoln, United Kingdom
OCT 10 THU The North Wall Theatre Oxford, United Kingdom
OCT 16 WED The Old Rep Theatre Birmingham, United Kingdom
OCT 17 THU Portsmouth Guildhall Portsmouth, United Kingdom
OCT 22 TUE The Hawth Crawley Crawley, United Kingdom
OCT 24 THU Chorley Little Theatre Chorley, United Kingdom
OCT 25 FRI The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh, United Kingdom
OCT 26 SAT The Stand Comedy Club Glasgow, United Kingdom
OCT 27 SUN The Stand Comedy Club Newcastle Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
OCT 29 TUE Dorking Halls Dorking, United Kingdom
NOV 1 FRI Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre Stamford, United Kingdom
NOV 3 SUN Swindon Arts Centre Swindon, United Kingdom
NOV 10 SUN Hull City Hall Hull, United Kingdom
NOV 21 THU Swansea Grand Theatre Swansea, United Kingdom
NOV 22 FRI Brighthelm Centre Brighton, United Kingdom
NOV 23 SAT Norden Farm Maidenhead, United Kingdom
NOV 28 THU Glee Club Nottingham Nottingham, United Kingdom
NOV 30 SAT Gulbenkian Canterbury, United Kingdom
DEC 1 SUN Frog and Bucket Comedy Club Manchester, United Kingdom
DEC 3 TUE Cambridge Junction Cambridge, United Kingdom
DEC 8 SUN Exeter Phoenix Exeter, United Kingdom
DEC 20 FRI Leicester Square Theatre London, United Kingdom
DEC 21 SAT Leicester Square Theatre London, United Kingdom