“We’ve always put a lot of thought and heart into our songs, as well as trying to make them catchy and funny. We hope that our talk is able to touch on serious topics like the climate crisis and extinction of well-loved creatures in a way that has a sense of humour and lightness to it too.”

Harry Baker – TEDxExeter 2019

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Harry Baker & Chris Read

Songs of hope for the planet

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If you worry about the future of the planet, let Harry Baker and Chris Read lighten your mood with their optimistic comedy-rap-jazz take on conservation.

A World Poetry Slam champion and an internationally celebrated jazz musician, Harry and Chris have sold out three runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with subsequent tours bringing light, love and laughter to a world that needs it more than ever.

Biography published 2019

We have been lucky enough to have Harry perform at TEDxExeter 2014 and 2015 – see his other performances below

His performance of ‘a love poem for lonely prime numbers’ at TEDxExeter 2014 features on TED.com

TEDxExeter 2014 – A poem for Pole dancers who can’t say no

Watch our other 2019 speakers