No Pants Thursday (1 star)

This article is from 2011.

No Pants Thursday

Massively underwhelming with air of painful youth theatre production

Sketches that go nowhere, no punchlines, lame scenarios. And all in their underwear. No Pants Thursday’s sketch show massively underwhelms with a misplaced enthusiasm bringing to mind a meticulously rehearsed but ultimately painful youth theatre production. A cautionary tale to future Fringe performers: delivering unfunny material in underpants doesn’t make it any less so. It only serves to raise the embarrassment factor for all concerned.

The Caves, 556 5375, until 28 Aug, 10.40pm, £7.50 (£6.50).

No Pants Thursday

  • 1 star

No Pants Thursday (NPT) is a four-man Irish comedy group, which has arisen from the comedy hotbed of Trinity College, Dublin. In this, their debut Edinburgh Fringe show, they hark back to their boy-band success in the 1990s, NPT take to the road for a comeback tour. This time, less songs, more sketches. The all style, no…


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