The Sunday Defensive (2 stars)

This article is from 2009

They say bad things come in threes, but two can be just as terrible if this woefully unfunny double act is anything to go by. Phil Gilbert and Jacob Edwards are both geekily handsome and deliver every line with enthusiastic intensity. But it seems clear that until they get some semi-decent material, their potential will stay frustratingly out of reach.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 31 Aug (not 19), 4.30pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7–£8).

Sunday Defensive: Friend and Foe

  • 2 stars

The bespectacled double act proudly present their long-awaited Edinburgh debut after appearances on 'Peep Show' and 'IT Crowd'. 'One of the most innovative sketch groups around... a terrific duo' (Time Out). 'Recommended' (Independent, Guardian).