With a spring in our step, Literary Death match stumble head-first into London Book & Screen Week with a book & film themed show. Lit brilliance, hijinks, oddity, hilarity and so much in between await.
What is Literary Death Match? Four writers read their own work for seven minutes or less, and are then judged by three all-star judges. Two finalists are chosen to compete in the Literary Death Match finale, a vaguely literary game to decide the ultimate winner.
Tess Morris, writer of upcoming British rom-com Man Up (starring Simon Pegg & Lake Bell)
Joel Morris, comedy writer of Paddington, Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe, A Touch of Cloth, That Mitchell and Webb Look
Mark Dolan, broadcaster (on Channel4's Taxi Gags), writer & comedian
Ian Kelly, actor (Harry Potter, Howard's End), award-winning biographer, author of Mr Foote's Other Leg and co-author Vivienne Westwood (official autobiography).
William Thacker, cat-friendly author of Charm Offensive, screenwriter and copywriter.
Ali Catterall, film critic for Total Film, co-author of Your Face Here: British Cult Movies Since the Sixties
Honor Gavin, writer, musician and academic, author of Midland.
Hosted by LDM Executive Producer Suzanne Azzopardi.
Venue: The Auditorium at Foyles, Level 6, 107 Charing Cross Road
Tickets: £6 early bird, £8 preorder.
For full details and to book, visit http://www.literarydeathmatch.com/upcoming-events/april-15-at-foyles.html