Delete the Banjax (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Delete the Banjax

The sketch group appear to be having fun, but the audience isn't in on it

A couple of smart musical numbers and an inspired repeat joke involving a flipchart can’t distract the overall feebleness of this sketch quartet’s material. An unfunny extended pub quiz skit is a particular lowlight, and the excitably shrill performances lead to a suspicion that the cast is having more fun than the audience.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 29 Aug, 6.20pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7–£8).

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Delete the Banjax: Pigs and Ponies

  • 2 stars

Everyone’s (my) favourite sketch comedy group, 'Delete the Banjax', return to Edinburgh to do some stuff in a shed. What to expect: sketches, shed. What not to expect? Pigs, ponies. Samuel Champion, Daniel Cook, Gareth Cooper and Caroline May-Jones present their 4th ‘gloriously daft’ (Guardian) Ed Fringe show. 'Incredibly…

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1. becca leed15 Aug 2011, 4:45pm Report

One of the best things I saw in Edinburgh. Go and see the show and find out for yourselves.

2. Cheryl D Murray26 Aug 2011, 1:00am Report

Absolutely hilarious, these guys were engaging the audience from the moment they appeared, easily the best sketch comedy we've seen this festival! Gareth is very cute and resembles the Weasley twins from Harry Potter, Daniel and Caroline are delightfully scary, and Sam is just adorable. The 'Album' song was legendary and brilliantly executed, you will identify with it....I went to see this show with my teenage son on the recommendation of a flyer-girl, so glad we did, AWESOME!! Get your tickets now! :D

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