About Chris

Based in his hometown London, Chris Read is a professional songwriter and singer who has written for stage and screen and performed all over the world. Chris has performed as half of Harry and Chris on Sky One's 'The Russell Howard Hour', ​NBC's 'Bring The Funny' and multiple TEDx talks. Their shows have been described as "Amazing, Fabulously entertaining" by Jonathan Ross, and have sold out four Edinburgh Fringe Festival runs.

Chris is currently writing for a TV musical, touring the UK and working on several commissions. But the best song is the next song, so please do get in touch below with any enquiry!


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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