Chris Read

Songwriter | Composer | Performer

Songwriting masterclass
Songwriting masterclass

Century Club show
Century Club show

Harry and Chris on The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One)
Harry and Chris on The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One)

Songwriting masterclass
Songwriting masterclass


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Based in his hometown London, Chris Read is a professional songwriter, writing for stage and screen. As well as performing his own solo material, he has written and performed songs for Sky One, BBC, NBC and TEDx as part of musical comedy duo 'Harry and Chris'.

Most recently he co-wrote and co-produced all the songs for The CW's special musical episode of 'Legacies', which aired in February 2021.

Chris is currently songwriting for a TV musical and an animated feature film, and right now is focusing very hard on writing this bio in third person.


Praise for Harry and Chris

"This Flight of the Conchords-esque duo mix their talents as a poet (Harry) and musician (Chris) into wonderful blend of infectious songs packed with sharp, clever wordplay" ★★★★★ SundayPost

“This One Is For The Aliens is a crisp, clean, engaging, entertaining but most importantly, a funny show. Harry and Chris are likeable pair who just want you to have a good time; I’d struggle to find anyone who wouldn’t.” ★★★★ Chortle

“Their show is a bromantic comedy of the highest calibre, one which braves the apocalyptic wasteland of the current divisive climate in the search for what unites us all – and succeeds against the odds” ★★★★★ The Upcoming

"Both performers have a relaxed, easy stage presence and come across as genuinely nice people who just happen to be extremely talented. The show is hilarious and extraordinarily clever" ★★★★★ FringeGuru

"Together they form a duet whose witty wordplay enlightens the soul" ★★★★ Fest

"Their work will leave you heart-warmed and encouraged."★★★★ Threeweeeks

“One thing’s for sure, with Harry and Chris at the helm this planet is in safe hands.” ★★★★★ Broadwaybaby

'It's feel good fun you can take literally anyone along to see" ★★★★★ JustForCulture



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