Award Winners and Accolades

13 August 2017

We have been waiting all year to share our 2017 programme with all you lovely people, and we’re just so chuffed that industry and punters alike are loving our shows as much as we do! It’s always so exciting to see Assembly Festival shows being honoured and recognised for their creative achievements, and so we are buzzed to present to you the Assembly Festival shows that have received awards and accolades this Fringe.


Award Winners

The Fall – Scotman Fringe First Award

Enterprise by Brian Parks – Scotsman Fringe First Award

Gandini Juggling’s Sigma – Herald Archangel Award

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Atlantic Project – Herald Angel Award

The Fall – The Stage Edinburgh Award

Wereldband: Sl├Ąpstick – Spirit of the Fringe Award



Mental – First Ever Mental Health Fringe Award




Hannah Gadsby-Nanette – lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Award

Nominations and Accolades

Helen Duff: When The Going Gets Duff – Amused Moose National New Comic 2017 Finalist

The Time Machine – Fringe Sustainable Practice Award Nominee

Jamie Wood: I Am A Tree – Fringe Sustainable Practice Award Nominee

Whales – Fringe Sustainable Practice Award Nominee


 Shame – Scottish Arts Club Theatre Award Nominee


All Genius All Idiot – Total Theatre Award Circus Nominee


FAUNA – Total Theatre Award Circus Nominee


Sigma-Gandini Juggling – Total Theatre Award Physical/Visual Theatre Nominee



Half Breed – The Filipa Braganca Award Nominee


The Fall – Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award Nominee