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Entries in Christopher Brookmyre (4)


Edinburgh, Ep. 17

August 30, 2015 — To close out our run of eight-shows-in-eight days at the Edinburgh Fringe, Literary Death Match finished ox-strong as our final late-afternoon performance ended with Christopher Brookmyre outdueling co-finalist Lynsey May in an all-out battle of One Star Wonder to win Brookmyre the LDM Edinburgh, Ep. 17 crown.

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Glasgow, Ep. 3

December 1, 2012 — In our final Euro show of 2012, Literary Death Match delivered an abso-doozy to close out Book Week Scotland, a brilliant affair that saw stars from England Writers Football Team up against stars from Scottish Writers FC that ended with Team Joe Dunthorne outdueling Team Kevin Williamson 2-1 in a Literary Triathlon to give England (well, Wales, really) the final glory as Dunthorne was crowned champ.

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Edinburgh, Ep. 4

March 27, 2012 — In a ridiculously wonderful show of literary and lit-comedic fantasticism, Literary Death Match's triumphant return to the Voodoo Rooms — presented by Birlinn & Polygon — ended with poet Claire Askew outscoring Michael Pedersen in a Literary Spelling Bee by a closer-than-it-appeared margin of 17-10, winning her the fourth Literary Death Match Edinburgh crown. 

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Edinburgh, Ep. 2 (Book Festival)

August 22, 2011 — In a literary showcase like few before it, the Literary Death Match talent-fest at Edinburgh Book Festival finished with a Scot-off, as Christopher Brookmyre stole victory at a Books By Numbers finale that saw him overtake co-finalist Billy Letford in the late-seconds, winning the LDM crown by the narrowest three point margin literature has ever seen. 

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