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Review Round-Up 2022

13 August 2022

 

Assemby shows are causing quite the buzz across the Fringe! 

Here’s a list of the critic’s top Assembly shows of the festival – keep this page bookmarked as we update it with more glowing reviews! 

 

Show Stars Publication
9 Circles ★★★★★ The National
The Adventures of Bo Peep ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals for Kids
The Adventures of Sleepyhead

★★★★

The List
Aidan Sadler: Tropicana ★★★★★ Lost in Theatreland
Americana: A Murder Ballad ★★★★★ Fringe Review
An Evening Without Kate Bush ★★★★★ Theatre Weekly
ARIGATO by JalJal ★★★★ The Wee Review
August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned

★★★★★

★★★★★

Broadway Baby

The List

Beats On Pointe ★★★★
★★★★
The Scotsman
Edinburgh Festival For Kids
The Black Blues Brothers ★★★★ Scottish Field
Bloody Difficult Women ★★★★★
★★★★★
★★★★
The Student
Broadway Baby
Edinburgh Theatre Reviews
BriTANicK ★★★★★ The Comic’s Comic
Casting Off ★★★★ The Scotsman
Chores ★★★★ The List
Chris Dugdale: Ethermind ★★★★★ Bouquets & Brickbats
Collision ★★★★
★★★★
The List
Voice Magazine
Confetti ★★★★★ Everything Theatre
Danielle Walker ★★★★ The Skinny
Dan Rath: Cockroach Party ★★★★ The Scotsman
DONUTS ★★★★ Voice Mag
Earwig ★★★★★
★★★★
Fringe Biscuit
Sinners Music
The Elephant in the Room ★★★★ Ed Fringe Review
Emmy Blotnick: The 30 Fragrances of Jennifer Lopez ★★★★ The Comic’s Comic
Fascinating Aïda ★★★★★
★★★★★
On The Mic
Theatre Weekly
Fashion Spies ★★★★ Edinburgh Festival For Kids
Flo & Joan: Sweet Release ★★★★ On The Mic
Friendsical ★★★★ One4Review
Grace Petrie: Butch Ado About Nothing ★★★★★ The Scotsman
The Great Almighty Gill ★★★★ The Scotsman
Grubby Little Mitts ★★★★★ A Youngish Perspective
Horse Country ★★★★ Mervyn Stutter Pick of the Fringe
How to Build a Wax Figure ★★★★ Theatre Weekly
The Idiot Circus: Death Is Coming ★★★★ Broadway World
Intelligence ★★★★★ Three Weeks
In the Name of the Son ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Jordan Gray: Is it a Bird? ★★★★★ The Guardian
Jeremy Sassoon’s MOJO ★★★★ The Reviews Hub 
Julia Masli: CHOOSH! ★★★★
★★★★
★★★★
British Theatre Guide
The List
Voice Magazine
Les Dawson: Flying High ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Lottie Plachett Took a Hatchett ★★★★★ Culture Fix
Love, Loss and Chianti ★★★★ The Wee Review
(le) Pain ★★★★ Three Weeks
Magical Bones: Soulful Magic  ★★★★½ Edinburgh Festival For Kids
Marrow ★★★★ Culture Fix
Michelle Brasier: Average Bear  ★★★★★ One4Review
Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Hall ★★★★★ One4Review
Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London ★★★★ Voice Magazine
Muse by Flip Fabrique ★★★★★
★★★★
★★★★★
Edinburgh Festivals for Kids
Fest Mag
Voice Magazine
Never Let Go: An Unauthorized Retelling of James Cameron's Titanic ★★★★
★★★★
The Stage
Sinners Music
Out of the Blue ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Paul Williams: In The Moonlight ★★★★ The Times
Police Cops: The Musical ★★★★★ Sinners Music
Randy Feltface: Alien of Extraordinary Ability ★★★★
★★★★
★★★★
★★★★
Fest Mag
Voice Mag
Entertainment Now
The Scotsman
Reuben Kaye: The Butch is Back

★★★★

Broadway Baby
Rouge ★★★★ The Wee Review
Ryan Lane Will Be There Now in a Minute

★★★★

★★★★

The Wee Review

Starburst Magazine

Sam Taunton: Yoho Diablo ★★★★ Entertainment Now
Sandcastles ★★★★★ Three Weeks
Seayonce: Res-erection

★★★★

Culture Fix

Shamilton

★★★★★

Entertainment Now

Shark in the Park ★★★★★ All Edinburgh Theatre
She/Her ★★★★ The List
She Wolf ★★★★★
★★★★
Theatre Scotland
The Scotsman
Silkworm ★★★★ Fest Mag
Susie McCabe ★★★★
★★★★
Fest Mag
The List
Taiwan Season: Light of Life ★★★★
★★★★
Broadway Baby
Scottish Field
The Tragedy of Macbeth ★★★★★ Bouquets & Brickbats
Wanderlust ★★★★★
★★★★
Theatre Weekly
Culture Fix
Yellow Bird Chase ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Your Aunt Fanny: Muff Said ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Zoë ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide