Max and Ivan are Holmes and Watson (2 stars)

Slick but over-the-top, confusing and largely gag-free tale

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This article is from 2011.

Max and Ivan are Holmes and Watson

There may be a slickness to Max and Ivan’s take on Holmes and Watson, but this is an over-the-top, confusing and largely gag-free tale. It may simply be that their story is too busy for a double act to carry off, unless their name happened to be the Pajama Men.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 29 Aug, 3.30pm, £10–£11 (£8.50–£9.50).

This article is from 2011.

Max and Ivan Are Holmes and Watson

  • 2 stars

The world's greatest detective tackles Chicago's murky underworld in his final thrilling escapade, recently discovered by award-winning comedy duo Max and Ivan (Time Out Critics Choice). In an hour of deftly interwoven narrative lunacy that 'could sit happily in the League of Gentlemen' (FringeGuru.com) Max and Ivan…

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1. Paul12126 Aug 2011, 3:46pm Report

Don't know who this reviewer is, but wont be reading any more of his guff - one of the best shows I saw this year - strangely and realise I'm in the minority but wasn't overly fussed with pajama men, whereas as this gem held all of our parties attention - stunning.

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