Edinburgh Fringe

Max & Ivan: Life, Choices

  • Comedy (sketch show)
  • 5:20pm (60 mins)
  • 2-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 & 27 Aug
  • Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
  • £13 - £15
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Tickets

Most tickets cost between £13 and £15. To book visit the official Fringe website or contact the venue:

Venue

33: Pleasance Courtyard
Room: Pleasance Above

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A poignant hour from the double-act, which delivers a real gasp moment for those who have been following their work since the early days. Framed around multimedia slideshow with consistent big laughs in it... we recommend you act swiftly to catch this duo's best ever show.


The 'essential' (Telegraph) Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominees return with a show about fatherhood, friendship, and the future. Creators of The Wrestling, Radio 4's Casebook of Max & Ivan and ITV2's Deep Heat. Their last show Commitment was one of the Fringe's best reviewed shows, The Guardian's 4th Best Show of the year, and was nominated for Best Comedy Show at the Chortle Awards. 'Astonishing' ***** (Times). 'Joyous' **** (Independent). 'Phenomenal' ***** (Mirror). 'First-rate' **** (Scotsman). 'The real deal' **** (Guardian). 'Immaculate' **** (Sunday Times). 'Astonishing' ****1/2 (Chortle.co.uk). 'Epic' **** (TimeOut). 'Formidable' ***** (BritishTheatreGuide.info).

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Notes

This show contains strong language.

Featuring

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Reviews

Press articles

Max & Ivan pick their Perfect Playlist

Our favourite shows all have something in common...

Chortle, 20th August 2023

(ISH) Edinburgh Comedy Awards announce longlists

The (ISH) Edinburgh Comedy Awards - the alternative new Fringe-based awards run by volunteers - have announced their longlists.

British Comedy Guide, 14th August 2023

Edinburgh Fringe Q&As - Max & Ivan

"We have very big, very silly plans for the future".

Ross Crae, The Sunday Post, 5th August 2023

British Comedy Guide's top tips for the festival

Here's a list of Edinburgh Fringe shows the British Comedy Guide team have seen in preview, and can vouch for already being in great shape.

British Comedy Guide, 3rd August 2023

Check out our top picks of the Edinburgh Fringe 2023

Here are our top five picks for the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe.

Fran Jolley, Reyt Good Magazine, 3rd August 2023

Punchline's Top Edinburgh Fringe Shows 2023

Hello! This is it. It's happening again. We've got a bag of rabbits and we're about to pull out a few to show you what's what. So without further ado, let's reveal the funniest bunnies in town.

Suzy & Rosalind Romer, Punchline UK, 31st July 2023

Deep Heat axed by ITV2, but Max & Ivan preparing big West End show

Wrestling sitcom Deep Heat has been cancelled by ITV but creators Max & Ivan are open to taking the comedy to another channel. Currently preparing their latest Edinburgh Fringe show, Life, Choices, the double act are also developing a "riotous" farce for London's West End with award-winning production company Wessex Grove.

British Comedy Guide, 12th June 2023

Twenty must-see comedy and variety shows at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2023

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe runs annually in August in the Scottish capital, with comedy fans spoilt for choice for just over three weeks each time.

Jill Robinson, The Sun, 2nd June 2023

Performances

Date Time Venue
2nd Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
3rd Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
4th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
6th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
7th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
8th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
9th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
10th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
11th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
13th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
14th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
15th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
16th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
17th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
18th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
20th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
21st Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
22nd Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
23rd Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
24th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
25th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)
27th Aug 17:20 Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Above)

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