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Entries in Martin Figura (4)


London, Ep. 52

September 1, 2015 — In celebrate of the 400th Literary Death Match in world history, we hurtled towards London's Century Club for a whizbang affair of delight, lit and laughs that ended with Catherine Chanter narrowly outdueling Andy Miller in a Literary Triathlon to win Chanter the LDM London, Ep. 52 (and LDM400) crown.

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Norwich, Ep. 1

March 11, 2012 — For our Norwich debut (our 40th city ever!), we paired with Writers' Centre Norwich for a sparkling night at Norwich Arts Centre that ended with Ross Sutherland outdueling co-finalist Martin Figura in an epic and hotly-contested battle of Literary Spelling Bee that Sutherland won in sudden death by a narrower-than-it-appears margin of 9-8 to win the LDM Norwich, Ep. 1 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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London, Ep. 13 (Red Nose Day)

March 18, 2011 — Literary Death Match's Red Nose Day Spectcular at Concrete — presented by Pan Macmillan — was a joy- and laugh-filled thrill that saw super-poet Martin Figura topple humor brillianteur Miriam Elia 10-6 in a confused-and-somewhat fierce Poet v. Madman face-off that won Figura the Literary Death Match Crown.

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