Christopher Bliss' Literary Salon

What happens when an over-analytical literature graduate inconceivably champions the 2-page novels of a charming misfit from Shropshire?

Serious Literary Salon meets ridiculous character comedy

Charming misfit Christopher Bliss (★★★★ "One of this year's hidden treasures... consistently, pant-wettingly funny" - Fest) writes 2-3 terrible novels a day.

Turtleneck-clad literature clad Luke Courtier (★★★★★ "hilarious" - The Good Review) thinks he's found hidden levels to Bliss' work.

And so Christopher Bliss' Literary Salon was born co-hosted by Courtier and Bliss. The pair of them, operating on opposite ends of the intellectual spectrum, are joined each month by a published novelist. As Bliss metes out totally unwarranted feedback on their work and improves classic literature, Courtier will be on hand with excellent footnotes and a stonking claret.

As a bonus, Bliss will be reading from his new novels and doling out extra advice to anyone who wants it. Probably all of you?

Reviews for Rob Carter is Christopher Bliss:

★★★★★ Fringe Guru
★★★★ Fest
★★★★ Fringe Biscuit


"Simply hilarious and utterly captivating" - Fringe Biscuit

"One of the best character shows we've seen for a long time" - British Comedy Guide

"Rob Carter is Christopher Bliss is a fabulous piece of character storytelling. This is a fresh, original show, and one of the gems of this year's Fringe" - Fringe Guru

Chaired by Luke Courtier:

FINALIST: Musical Comedy Awards 2015
FINALIST: Amused Moose Laugh Off 2015

★★★★★ The Good Review
★★★★ Broadway Baby

"fast-paced and laden with amusing anecdotes" - The List

"A gifted act... his lyrical abilities are a sheer delight" - The Skinny

"A breath of fresh air" - Broadway Baby

"Put simply; he makes musical comedy sexy... And then there's Courtier's stupendous voice, humbly kept up his sleeve for 95% of the show. But the moments he opts to let rip are meticulously chosen to enhance what is, simply put, a hilarious hour of comedy" - The Good Review

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*Dinner & Show packages available: Includes a ticket, A glass of Crémant, a three course menu formule* meal, a glass of wine, coffee and water in Brasserie Zédel pre or post show. Your dinner reservation must be made separately by calling 020 7734 4888 and quoting 'Live At Zédel offer'.


Before and during the shows, cocktails, wines, champagnes and snacks are available. We would also encourage you to enjoy a meal in the Brasserie before or after a performance.


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