An evening with Christopher Bliss

Christopher Bliss

Sat 11th Feb
19:20 (
60 mins)
As Seen on TV / Character Comedy / Funny
Tickets from £13.00
Venue: Crypt
Age Guidance: 12+

Join Shropshire’s worst novelist, Christopher Bliss, for a one-off intimate evening of dipping, chipping and sipping, as he dips into his oeuvre of 2-page novels, chips away at life’s big questions, and sips hot Ribena live on stage.

A village-renowned novelist and son of two, Christopher is known for such literary classics as ‘A Murder And A Robbery At The Same Time On The Train From London To Shropshire’, and ‘I Spy With My Little Eye Something Beginning With Why Have You Been Sleeping With My Wife’.

Think fun light-hearted entertainment, think Garth Marenghi meets Philomena Cunk, think sitting in a room for an hour while a rural oddball chucks home-grown drivel down your ears, it’s that sort of thing.

As seen on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

WARNING: This event contains scenes that some viewers may find extremely nice.


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Sat 11th Feb
The Vaults
Leake Street

Christopher Bliss

Rob Carter has taken five shows to the Edinburgh Fringe as his alter ego, Christopher Bliss, as well as appearing in Dictionary Corner in Channel 4's '8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown', and Dave's 'Question Team'.

Other awards and nominations include:

WINNER of the LA Comedy Festival Best Foreign Short (The Raisin)

WINNER of the Musical Comedy Awards

NOMINATED for Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival

FINALIST of BBC New Comedy Awards (Radio 2) and Chortle Student Comedy Awards

Press & Reviews

Praise for previous work:

The Guardian - “Deliciously Fun”

Guardian Culture - ‘A gloriously spot-on parody of the self-styled creative type’ - 

Chortle ★★★★ - ‘This is how character comedy should be done’

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

FringeGuru ★★★★★ - ‘This is a fresh, original show, and one of the gems of this year’s Fringe’

FEST ★★★★ - ‘One of this year’s hidden treasures … consistently, pant-wettingly funny’

Edinburgh Festival Magazine ★★★★ - ‘Charming, creative, and undeniably well-constructed’

Sunday Mail ★★★★ - ‘Quirky, engaging and excellent clean humour’

The List ★★★★ - ‘Lovingly crafted… hilarious’

The Skinny ★★★★ - 'Hugely uplifting’

FringeBiscuit ★★★★ - ‘Simply hilarious and utterly captivating’

Cast & Creative Team Writer/performer: Rob Carter


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