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Entries in Concrete (8)

Tuesday
Jun262012

London, Ep. 27

June 26, 2012 – in the first return since March to its London home, Concrete, Literary Death Match sported yet more great writers, hilarious judges and outrageous behaviour. Presented by LDM creator Todd Zuniga and LDM London uber-producer Suzanne Azzopardi, it was deservingly won by Jonathan Lee in a tense showdown with Emily Midorikawa.

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Thursday
Mar152012

London, Ep. 23

March 15, 2012 — The Ides of March were well-served at Literary Death Match at Concrete, a brilliant Picador-sponsored night that saw Limehouse Books-rep Sophia Blackwell topple co-finalist Rachel Genn with a come-from-behind victory at a hotly-contested Literary Pictionary finale that won Blackwell the LDM London, Ep. 23 crown. 

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Tuesday
Sep132011

London, Ep. 18

September 14, 2011 — Nestled in the urban glamour of Shoreditch High Street, four erudite contenders, alike in faculty, took the stage for another epic instalment of Literary Death Match. Sparring and story-telling ensued in the underground bunker of Concrete, eventually culminating in lyrical wunderkind Sean Mahoney cantering off, audience’s hearts and LDM crown in tow.

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Wednesday
Jun152011

London, Ep. 16

June 16, 2011 — A dazzling night before a wonderfully packed Concrete crowd ended when three-point expert John Butler narrowly outshined co-finalist David Whitehouse 5-4 in an anti-book burning netball shootout that won Butler the coveted Literary Death Match crown!

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Tuesday
May102011

London, Ep. 15

May 11, 2011 — In what can only be deemed an instant classic at Concrete, the Picador-sponsored night saw author Leo Benedictus out-duel co-finalist Chimene Suleyman in a wild, silly string spray-off that earned Benedictus the Literary Death Match crown. 

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Wednesday
Apr132011

London, Ep. 14

April 13, 2011 — Featuring one of the greatest literary lineups in its story-filled history, Literary Death Match London’s 14th-ever London episode at Concrete, and sponsored by Picador, finished with an Easter-themed egg-throwing extravaganza that saw Stuart Evers out-Cadbury co-finalist Abigail Tartellin in extra time winning him the Literary Death Match crown. 

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Tuesday
Dec142010

London, Ep. 11

December 14, 2010 — In one of the great pop-culture Xmas specials of all-time, Literary Death Match London's Picador Books-sponsored yuletide celebration at Concrete ended when the audience-populated judges panel selected "Team A" (featuring Susan Barker) over "Team B" (led by runner-up Amy Sackville) by a score of 2-1 in a wild game of Literary Christmas Caroling, to make Barker the LDM Champ.

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Wednesday
Nov172010

London, Ep. 10

November 17, 2010 — Before a packed-to-the-gills Concrete crowd (and a ridiculously attractive one, at that), Literary Death Match London's 10th-episode celebration ended with a deliriously raucous (and, we'll admit, somewhat confusing) Mark Zuckerberg/Social Network-style finale that saw champion Sabrina Mahfouz out-"add" Elizabeth Jenner by a total "friend" count of 14-12, winning her the LDM crown.

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