The Leftovers (2 stars)

This article is from 2010

The Leftovers

Promising if underbaked sketch show

A promising if underbaked sketch show that gains some of its biggest laughs from the wonky, withering facial expressions being contorted from the London trio. Tintin, Venn diagrams and their proud sponsors, Chatham Historic Dockyard (absurd corporate plugs are shoe-horned in throughout the set), provide the comedy content, but jumbled, fast-forward delivery bogs down the first half of the show.

The Caves, 556 5375, until 29 Aug, 3.20pm, £6–£7.50 (£5).

The Leftovers

  • 2 stars

Welcome to the 'writing' room. Jez is shouting (again), Neil can't think (he's spilt tea on his deck shoes) and Simon is blowing a whistle (he. won't. stop). It'll be a sketch show (definitely), but it'll be wonky and charming(?). We'll see. The Leftovers are one actor, one writer and one director. Together they create…