Dregs (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.


Character-based sketches maintain constant audience engagement

Max Dickins and Mark Smith present an hour which thrives on its unpredictability, offering character-based sketches while maintaining a constant audience engagement. The show takes slightly too long to gather momentum, after an awkward start, and would benefit from less shouting on occasion. However, the pair emerge as endearing and self-aware with a good deal of promising material.

Underbelly, 0844 545 8252, until 28 Aug (not 15), 9.30pm, £9–£10.50 (£8–£9.50).


  • 3 stars

Fast rising comedy double-act Dregs present their debut hour of hilarious sketches and bonhomie from the minds of Max Dickins (Sony Rising Star nominee, Absolute Radio DJ, The Sun's 2011 Comedy Pick) and Mark Smith (MTV, finalist SYTYF 2009, Mark Watson’s Hotel). With recent sketches on Channel 4's This Just In and BBC2…

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