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Four To Five Star Reviews 2019

 

 

 

Some of our shows are causing quite the buzz across the Fringe, and here’s a list of our best reviews. Whether it’s comedy, theatre, dance, circus or music – here are the Assembly Festival shows that have received high acclaim.

 

 

Show Stars Publication
(I)sland T(rap): The Epic Remixology of the Odyssey ★★★★ The List
360 Allstars ★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals for Kids
360 Allstars ★★★★★ Deadline
360 Allstars ★★★★ Scottish Field
360 Allstars ★★★★ One4Review
Aaron Crow: Fearless ★★★★ Edinburgh Spotlight
Aaron Crow: Fearless ★★★★ Fest Mag
Aaron Crow: Fearless ★★★★ The Herald
Arabella Weir ★★★★ Young Perspective
Aditi Mittal ★★★★ The List 
Aditi Mittal ★★★★ Fest Mag
Aditi Mittal ★★★★ The Student Newspaper
Aboriginal Comedy Allstars ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Aboriginal Comedy Allstars ★★★★ The Wee Review
Aboriginal Comedy Allstars ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Ane City ★★★★★ One4review
Ane City ★★★★ The Wee Review
Ane City ★★★★ EdFringeReview
Ane City ★★★★ BritshTheatre.com  
Ane City ★★★★ Everything Theatre
Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big In This ★★★★★ Broadway World
Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big In This ★★★★ One4Review 
Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big In This ★★★★ Young Perspective
Atomic Saloon Show ★★★★★ Culture Fix
Atomic Saloon Show ★★★★★ The List
Atomic Saloon Show ★★★★★ The Scotsman
Atomic Saloon Show ★★★★ The Wee Review
Atomic Saloon Show ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Atomic Saloon Show ★★★★ One4Review
Aunty ★★★★ British Theatre Guide
Baby Wants Candy ★★★★ The 730 Review
Back of the Bus ★★★★ The Wee Review
Beep Boop ★★★★★ Three Weeks Edinburgh
Beep Boop ★★★★★ Voice Mag
Beep Boop ★★★★½ Bouquets and Brickbats
Beep Boop ★★★★ The Wee Review
Beep Boop ★★★★ The List
Black and White Tea Room ★★★★ Daily Business Magazine
Black Blue brothers ★★★★★ One4Review
Blizzard ★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals for Kids
Blizzard ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Blizzard ★★★★.8 Bouquets and Brickbats
Blizzard ★★★★ The Wee Review
Blizzard ★★★★ One4Review
Brendan Galileo For Europe ★★★★★ The Edinburgh Fringe
Bromance ★★★★★ Theatre Weekly
Bromance ★★★★★ Broadway World
Bromance ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide
Bromance ★★★★★ The Wee Review
Bromance ★★★★★ The Upcoming
Bromance ★★★★ TheatreReviews.Design
Bromance ★★★★ Fest Mag
Children Are Stinky ★★★★ One4Review
Chocolate ★★★★★ Mumble Cirque
Chocolate ★★★★★ The Wee Review
Choir of Man ★★★★★ One4Review
Choir of Man ★★★★ Broadway World
Choir of Man ★★★★ Kryztoff.com
Chores ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals For Kids
Chris Dugdale: Down to One ★★★★★ Bouquets and Brickbats
Chris Parker ★★★★★ The Skinny
Chris Parker ★★★★★ Broadway World
Christina Bianco ★★★★★ Broadway World
Christina Bianco ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Christina Bianco ★★★★ Fest Mag
Clive Anderson: Me, Macbeth and I ★★★★ The Daily Telegraph
Clive Anderson: Me, Macbeth and I ★★★★ The Times
Clive Anderson: Me, Macbeth and I ★★★★ The Scotsman
Collapsible ★★★★ The Guardian
Collapsible ★★★★ The Stage
Collapsible ★★★★ Fest Mag 
Collapsible ★★★★ The Edinburgh Reporter
Collapsible ★★★★ Three Weeks
Comedy Club 4 Kids ★★★★ Deadline
Comète ★★★★ The Scotsman
Cruel Intentions ★★★★★ SG Fringe
Cruel Intentions ★★★★★ West End Wilma
Cruel Intentions ★★★★★ Culture Fix
Cruel Intentions ★★★★★ Young Perspective
Cruel Intentions ★★★★ British Theatre
Cruel Intentions ★★★★ What’s On Stage
Cruel Intentions ★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
Cruel Intentions ★★★★ BritishTheatre
Cruel Intentions ★★★★ k107fm
Cruel Intentions ★★★★ Broadway World
Dalloway ★★★★★ Edinburgh Southside Advertiser
David O’Doherty ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
David O’Doherty ★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
David O’Doherty ★★★★ Deadline
De Nova Super ★★★★ Mumble Theatre
Devil Of Choice ★★★★★ The Wee Review
Devil Of Choice ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Diane Chorley: Modern Love ★★★★★ The Wee Review
Diane Chorley: Modern Love ★★★★ Culture Fix
Diane Chorley: Modern Love ★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Divet Show ★★★★ Culture Fix
Divet Show ★★★★ View from Fife
Divet Show ★★★★ Fife Today
DNA ★★★★ The List
DNA ★★★★ The Skinny
DNA ★★★★ ThreeWeeks Edinburgh
Doodle Pop ★★★★★ Mumble Theatre
Doodle Pop ★★★★ The Wee Review
Doodle Pop ★★★★ Mumble Theatre
Ed Byne: If Im Honest  ★★★★★ Voice Mag
Ed Byne: If Im Honest  ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Exposing Edith ★★★★★ Voice Mag
Exposing Edith ★★★★★ Southside Advertiser
Exposing Edith ★★★★ One4Review
Fempire: Cleo, Theo & Wu ★★★★ SG Fringe
Fempire: Mess ★★★★★ The List
Fempire: Mess ★★★★ Voice Mag
Fempire: Mess ★★★★ SG Fringe
Flo & Joan: Before the Screaming Starts ★★★★★ The Sunday Post
Flo & Joan: Before the Screaming Starts ★★★★ The List
Forest ★★★★★ Seeingdance
Forest ★★★★★ EdFestMag
Forest ★★★★★ Seeing Dance
Forest ★★★★ The Scotsman
Frankie Foxstone AKA The Profit ★★★★ The Scotsman
Frank Skinner ★★★★½ EdFestMag
Frank Skinner ★★★★ Daily Mail
Frank Skinner ★★★★ The Sunday Post
Friendsical ★★★★★ Daily Business Mag
Friendsical ★★★★ Broadway World
Friendsical ★★★★ Fairy Powered Productions
Friendsical ★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
Frisky & Mannish’s Pop Lab ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Frisky & Mannish’s Pop Lab ★★★★★ FreshAir.org.uk 
Frisky & Mannish’s Pop Lab ★★★★ The List
Frisky & Mannish’s Pop Lab ★★★★ One4Review
Frisky & Mannish’s Pop Lab ★★★★ Daily Mail
Frisky & Mannish’s Pop Lab ★★★★ The Scottish Sun
Frisky & Mannish’s Pop Lab ★★★★ Voice Mag
Frisky & Mannish’s Pop Lab ★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Girl Scouts vs Aliens ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Girl Scouts vs Aliens ★★★★ Ed fringe Review
Girl Scouts vs Aliens ★★★★ British Theatre Guide
George Egg ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
George Egg ★★★★ The List
George Egg ★★★★ The Scotsman
George Egg ★★★★ One4Review
Goliath in the Water ★★★★ Seeing Dance
Gun ★★★★★

Everything Theatre 

Gun ★★★★ The List
Gun ★★★★ Three Weeks
Gun ★★★★ Bouquets and Brickbat
Gun ★★★★ Everything Theatre
Gun ★★★★ The List
Guy Montgomery ★★★★★ Broadway World
Guy Montgomery ★★★★ The List
Guy Montgomery ★★★★ The Skinny
Guy Montgomery ★★★★ The List
Hardeep Singh Kohli ★★★★ Voice Mag
In the Shadow of the Black Dog ★★★★ London Theatre 1
Interbeing: Stories from a Current War ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
I’ll Tell You This for Nothing ★★★★ The Scotsman
It’s Miss Hope Springs ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
It’s Miss Hope Springs ★★★★★ Mumble Cirque
It’s Miss Hope Springs ★★★★ The Queer Review
It’s Miss Hope Springs ★★★★ Culture Fix
It’s Miss Hope Springs ★★★★ SG Fringe
Ivory Wings ★★★★ Scottish Field
Jack Rooke: Love Letters ★★★★ The Guardian
Jared Christmas and Hobbit ★★★★ The List 
Jared Christmas and Hobbit ★★★★ The Wee Review
Jason Byrne: Wrecked But Ready ★★★★★ Deadline News
Jekyll and Hyde ★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter
Jekyll and Hyde ★★★★ The Stage
Jekyll and Hyde ★★★★ The List
Jekyll and Hyde ★★★★ Culture Fix
Jena Friedman ★★★★ FringeReview
Jena Friedman ★★★★ The Sunday Times
Joanne McNally ★★★★ EdFestMag  
Joanne McNally ★★★★ The Arts Desk
Joanne McNally ★★★★ LondonTheatre1
John Accardo ★★★★ World Magic Review
John Luke Roberts ★★★★★ The Wee Review
John Luke Roberts ★★★★ Broadway Baby
John Luke Roberts ★★★★ The List
Jonny & The Baptist ★★★★★ Radio HaHa
Jonny & The Baptist ★★★★ The Metro 
Joyce ★★★★★ Mummy Talk and Coffee
Joyce ★★★★★ DVM Theatre
Judas ★★★★★ TheCultureFix
Judas ★★★★½ Kryztoff
Judas ★★★★ The Edinburgh Reporter
Knock Knock ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide
Knock Knock ★★★★★ Pocketsized Theatre 
Knock Knock ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide
Knot ★★★★★ Herald Scotland
Knot ★★★★ The 730 Review
Knot ★★★★ The Scotsman
Knot ★★★★ The List
Knot ★★★★ Fest Mag 
La Galerie ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide
La Galerie ★★★★★ The Skinny  
La Galerie ★★★★ Broadway Baby
La Galerie ★★★★ The Scotsman
Laser Kiwi ★★★★ The Skinny
Legally Blonde ★★★★ London Theatre 1
Legally Blonde ★★★★ Deadline
Legally Blonde ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Legally Blonde ★★★★ Culture Fix
Legally Blonde ★★★★ Musical Theatre Review 
Limbes ★★★★ The List
Lolly Jones ★★★★ EdFestMag
Lolly Jones ★★★★ Voice Mag 
Lucille and Cecilia ★★★★ EdFestMag
Luke Jermay: Strange Power ★★★★ World Magic Review
Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win ★★★★ Broadway World
Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win ★★★★ Voice Mag
Melinda Hughes: Off the Scale ★★★★ Culture Fix
Milton Jones ★★★★½ Edinburgh Festivals
Melinda Hughes ★★★★ Southside Advertiser 
Mengele ★★★★★ One4Review
Mengele ★★★★ Scottish Field
Modern Maori Quartet ★★★★★ Edinburgh49
Monski Mouse’s Baby Cabaret ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Morgan & West: Unbelievable Science ★★★★★★★ Edinburgh49 
Morgan & West: Unbelievable Science ★★★★★ Primary Times
Musik ★★★★★ One4Review
Musik ★★★★★ Daily Business Magazine
Musik ★★★★★ UK Theatre Network
Musik ★★★★★ CultureFix
Musik ★★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News
Musik ★★★★★ London Theatre 1
Musik ★★★★ The List 
Musik ★★★★ BritishTheatre.com
Musik ★★★★ The Daily Mail
Musik ★★★★ Musical Theatre Review
Musik ★★★★ SG Fringe
Musik ★★★★ The Guardian 
Musik ★★★★ What’s On Stage
Musik ★★★★ The Sunday Times
My Darling Clemmie ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
My Darling Clemmie ★★★★ The Wee Review 
My Darling Clemmie ★★★★ Broadway World
My Darling Clemmie ★★★★ Theatre Weekly
My Land ★★★★★ Scottish Field
My Land ★★★★ The Stage
My Land ★★★★ The Wee Review
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers ★★★★ UK Theatre Network
Myra’s Story ★★★★★ The Daily Record
Myra’s Story ★★★★★ The Reviews Hub
Myra’s Story ★★★★ Tiemo Talk of the Town
Nath Valvo ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Nath Valvo ★★★★ The Scotsman
Nick Helm’s I Think You Stink ★★★★★ Voice Mag
Nick Helm’s I Think You Stink ★★★★★ EdFestMag
Nick Helm’s I Think You Stink ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Noise Boys ★★★★★ SGFringe
Noise Boys ★★★★★ Theatre Bubble
Noise Boys ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Only Bones ★★★★★ ThreeWeeks Edinburgh
Only Bones ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Out of the Blue ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Pals ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide
Pamela’s Palace ★★★★ BroadwayBaby 
Pamela’s Palace ★★★★ Theatre Weekly
Paris De Nuit ★★★★ The Stage
Paris De Nuit ★★★★ The Student
Paris De Nuit ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Paris De Nuit ★★★★ The Student Newspaper
Phoebe Robinson ★★★★ FunnyWomen
Pink Lemonade ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Pink Lemonade ★★★★ The List
Pink Lemonade ★★★★ A Younger Theatre
Pink Lemonade ★★★★ The Stage
Pink Lemonade ★★★★ WhatsOnStage
Pink Lemonade ★★★★ Fest Mag
Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name ★★★★★ Theatre Weekly
Police Cops: Police Cops in Space ★★★★★ One4Review
Pops ★★★★ The Stage
Pops ★★★★ The Guardian
Post-Mortem ★★★★★ Mumble
Post-Mortem ★★★★★ Three Weeks Edinburgh
Post-Mortem ★★★★ Bouquets and Brickbats
Post-Mortem ★★★★ The List
Raphael Wakefield: Wengerball ★★★★★ London Theatre 1
Raphael Wakefield: Wengerball ★★★★ Chortle
Raven ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Raven ★★★★ EdFestMag
Raven ★★★★ The Scotsman
Raven ★★★★ The Skinny
Raven ★★★★ Fest Mag
Reuben Kaye: The Kaye Hole ★★★★★ The Scottish Sun
Reuben Kaye: The Kaye Hole ★★★★★ Deadline
Reuben Kaye: The Kaye Hole ★★★★★ Musical Theatre Review
Reuben Kaye: The Kaye Hole ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Reuben Kaye ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Reuben Kaye ★★★★★ Scottish Field
Reuben Kaye ★★★★ The List
Reuben Kaye ★★★★ Culture Fix
Reuben Kaye ★★★★ The Herald
Reuben Kaye ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Reuben Kaye ★★★★ SGFringe
Rob Auton: The Time Show ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Rob Auton: The Time Show ★★★★★ Student Newspaper
Rob Auton: The Time Show ★★★★ Fest Mag
Rome & Juliet ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide 
Romeo and Juliet by Curious Pheasant ★★★★ SG Fringe
Romeo and Juliet by Curious Pheasant ★★★★★ UK Theatre Web
Romeo and Juliet by Curious Pheasant ★★★★ The Scotsman
Romeo and Juliet by Curious Pheasant ★★★★ TheatreReviews.Design
Romeo and Juliet by Curious Pheasant ★★★★ Theatre Weekly
Rose McGowan  ★★★★★ Culture Fix
Rose McGowan  ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Rust ★★★★ Ed Fringe Review 
Salmon ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Salmon ★★★★ EdFestMag
Sam Taunton: It’s Nice It’s Modern ★★★★ The Scotsman
Sam Taunton: It’s Nice It’s Modern ★★★★ The Wee Review
Sarah Jane Morris Sweet Little Mystery ★★★★ South Side Advertiser
Sarah Jane Morris Sweet Little Mystery ★★★★ One4Review
Sarah Jane Morris Sweet Little Mystery ★★★★ The List
Sarah Kendall ★★★★★ Young Perspective
Sarah Kendall ★★★★½ Bouquets and Brickbat
Sarah Kendall ★★★★ One4Review
Scottee: Class ★★★★★ The Wee Review
Scottee: Class ★★★★ Scotsman
Scottee: Class ★★★★ The List
Scummy Mummies ★★★★★ One4Review
Seayonce: Deja Voodoo ★★★★ Theatre Weekly
Seayonce: Deja Voodoo ★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Shark in the Park ★★★★★ Primary Times
Shaving the Dead ★★★★★ Scotsplay
Shaving the Dead ★★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
Shaving the Dead ★★★★★ One4Review
Shaving the Dead ★★★★ The Scotsman
Since U Been Gone ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Solitary ★★★★★ The List
Solitary ★★★★½ Arthur’s Seat
Something About Simon ★★★★ The Wee Review
Something About Simon ★★★★ Musical Theatre Review
Something About Simon ★★★★ k107fm
Spray ★★★★★ Voice Mag
Spray ★★★★ The Stage
Status ★★★★ The Wee Review
Stewart Francis ★★★★ LondonTheatre1
Suffering from Scottishness ★★★★ The Scotsman
Suffering from Scottishness ★★★★ Everything-Theatre
Suffering from Scottishness ★★★★ The Wee Review
Super Hugh-Man ★★★★ The List
Susie McCabe ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Susie McCabe ★★★★ Chortle
Svetlana ★★★★ The Wee Review
Tales from the Garden ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Tarot ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Tarot ★★★★ Mumble
Tartuffe ★★★★ The stage
Tartuffe ★★★★ UK Theatre Network
Tartuffe ★★★★ The Herald on Sunday
The Black Blues Brothers ★★★★ Broadway Baby
The Bubble Show ★★★★★ Deadline
The De Nova Super ★★★★ Threeweeks Edinburgh
The Gray Cat and the Flounder ★★★★★ Southside Advisor
The Greatest Magic Show ★★★★ Deadline
The Living Room ★★★★ Everything Theatre
The Living Room ★★★★ The Wee Review
The Long Pigs ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide
The Long Pigs ★★★★★ EdFringe Review
The Long Pigs ★★★★★ Three Weeks 
The Long Pigs ★★★★ Bouquets and Brickbats
The Long Pigs ★★★★ Voice Mag
The Long Pigs ★★★★ Mumble Theatre
The Long Pigs ★★★★ To Do List
The Lost Musical Works of Willy Shakes ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
The Professor  ★★★★★ Scottish Field
The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare ★★★★★ SGFringe
The Shark is Broken ★★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
The Shark is Broken ★★★★★ Daily Mail
The Shark is Broken ★★★★★ UK Theatre Network
The Shark is Broken ★★★★★ The Times
The Shark is Broken ★★★★★ Scottish Play 
The Shark is Broken ★★★★★ Daily Jaws 
The Shark is Broken ★★★★★ Daily Business Mag
The Shark is Broken ★★★★★ Reviewsphere 
The Shark is Broken ★★★★ The Arts Desk
The Shark is Broken ★★★★ The Daily Telegraph 
Thrones! The Musical Parody ★★★★★ Three Weeks Edinburgh 
Thrones! The Musical Parody ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Thunderstruck ★★★★★ Scottish Field
Thunderstruck ★★★★ The Scotsman
Thunderstruck ★★★★ Musical Theatre Review
Thunderstruck ★★★★ The Wee Revew
Thunderstruck ★★★★ EdFringeReview
Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist ★★★★ The Daily Record
Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist ★★★★ The Wee Review
Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist ★★★★ Edinburgh49
Timandra Harkness ★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter
Tom Lenk is Trash ★★★★ The Wee Review
Tom Lenk is Trash ★★★★ Broadway World
Tom Lenk is Trash ★★★★ The List
Tom Walker: Very Very ★★★★★ The List
Valentina’s Galaxy ★★★★ the Wee Review
Wannabe ★★★★ Theatre Weekly
Watching Glory Die ★★★★ Culture Fix
Watching Glory Die ★★★★ British Theatre Guide
West End Producer: Free Willy ★★★★ Broadway World
West End Producer: Free Willy ★★★★ Culture Fix
What Girls Are Made Of ★★★★★ Voice Mag 
What Girls Are Made Of ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
What Girls Are Made Of ★★★★ The Student Newspaper
Who Is Daniel King ★★★★ The Scotsman
Xoxo Moongirl ★★★★★ The Wee Review
Xoxo Moongirl ★★★★ EdFestMag
Xoxo Moongirl ★★★★ One4review
Yours Sincerely ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Yours Sincerely ★★★★★ Feminist Fringe