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Bath, Ep. 2

May 24, 2017 — Literary Death Match once again teamed up with the Bath Literature Festival for a fantastic evening of lit, laughs and audaciousness at The Abbey Hotel that finished with Rebecca Tantony outdueling Hari Ramakrishnan in a hotly contested battle of American Psycho or American President, winning Tantony the LDM Bath, Ep. 2 and literary immortality to go with it.

What is Literary Death Match? Part literary event, part comedy show, part game show, Literary Death Match brings together four of today’s finest writers to compete in an edge-of-your-seat read-off critiqued by three celebrity judges, and concluded by a slapstick showdown to decide the ultimate champion.

Literary Merit: Sarah Ditum, Critic & columnist for New Statesmen, , & more
Performance:  Jason Hewitt, author of The Dynamite Room, writer of the play, Claustrophobia
Intangibles: Tim Goodings, comedian, writer and co-host of The Talking Movies Pictures Movies Show

Round 1: 
* Hari Ramakrishnan, Bristol-based actor, writer and director
Claire Kendal, Sunday Times best-selling author of The Book of You and The Second Sister

Round 2: 
Rebecca Tantony, spoken word artist, journalist and author of Talk You Round Til Dusk
Kim Sherwood, winner of the 2016 Bath Novel Award

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga

Where: Igloo at The Abbey Hotel, North Parade, Bath, Somerset, BA1 1LF (map)
20h start; 19h30 doors