Mould & Arrowsmith (4 stars)

This article is from 2009.

Mould & Arrowsmith

Beyond nerdy, yet playful and ingeniously funny, Steve Mould and Gemma Arrowsmith’s mock-highbrow revue is like a Centre Georges Pompidou of comedy: all exposed plumbing, postmodern form-as-content and paradox fetishism. Hauling a wide load of self-referential, knowingly smartass themes, most of the sketches are far more entertaining than they have any right to be.

Pleasance Dome, 556 6550, until 30 Aug, 5.30pm, £7.50–£8.50 (£6–£7).

Mould & Arrowsmith's Inventions

  • 4 stars

Returning with their brand of geeky sketches, these Trident Comedy Award finalists bring you paradoxes, puns and pi to seventy places. Plus the odd invention that might just change the world. Will Steve’s time portal destroy the universe or will Gemma’s counting horse made of pipe cleaners save the day? Or will a…


1. uma nath29 Sep 2009, 9:53pm5 stars Mould & Arrowsmith Report

mould and arrowsmith's comedy was just about the best thing we saw at the Edinburgh fringe this year. It was fresh, well crafted and a pleasure to watch. Particularly good was the fact that whilst brilliantly and often surreal - ly funny, it was cleverly pitched to be a treat for our 13 year old son as well. It was really suitable for older kids unlike a lot of the events touted as being ideal for older children which we found to be bland and over hyped. well done mould, arrowsmith and (obviously) jethro.

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