Max & Ivan

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The British Comedy Guide team selects the best Edinburgh Fringe shows they've seen so far in preview.

British Comedy Guide, 2nd August 2019

The Wrestling 2017: The results

We've got the results, and pictures, from Max & Ivan's The Wrestling 2017.

Dave Deverick, British Comedy Guide, 16th August 2017

The Wrestling 2017 preview

The Wrestling is back for another year of brutal grudge matches at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This year, creators Max & Ivan present a new centrepiece battle: a ladder match. Meet the contestants and find out their stories.

British Comedy Guide, 10th August 2017

Review - Max & Ivan: Our Story at Latitude

Max & Ivan tore the roof of Latitude's cabaret arena yesterday. And that's not a figure of speech; during an ambitious bit of choreography, Max's foot caught the fabric canopy and pulled some of it from its moorings.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 16th July 2016

Fringe preview: Max & Ivan

Sketch group The Beta Males recently announced that this year's Edinburgh show would be their last. Along with their bombshell announcement there was an underlying hint that maybe sketch comedy was in not as popular as it once was. Tell that to Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez, whose popularity has grown dramatically, or should that be comically, over the last five years.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 26th June 2016

Comedy's five best sketch duos, according to Max & Ivan

The British double act pay tribute to their heroes - including Matt Lucas and David Walliams, Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse, and the late Ronnies Corbett and Barker.

Max and Ivan, The Guardian, 8th April 2016

Max & Ivan, comedy review

Foster's Award nominees Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez stretch the sketch format to its limit with their crafted narrative about an imminent coastal apocalypse, says Bruce Dessau.

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 25th November 2015

The Wrestling - Preview Videos

Watch the videos ahead of this year's Wrestling show in Edinburgh. Max & Ivan, Aisling Bea, Joel Dommett, Tom Parry, Mike Wozniak and Joe Lycett are amongst the stars.

British Comedy Guide, 12th August 2015