Audience reviews (All reviews from ticketholders, submitted on

'Powerful, full of pace, urgency, passion, brilliantly acted, great use of sound and staging, thought provoking and moving. Brilliant.' - Andrew Reston

'This was a 5 star performance and producton. We have attended at least ten shows this wek and Release is the most outstanding of them all. One to watch!' - Frank Tota 

'Excellent very talented actors here kept me captivated - well worth it!' - Lesley Foster

'Incredibly powerful. The best show I've seen so far at the Fringe. All three characters deliver captivating performances and were well worth rousing applause and a standing ovation. A must see.' ·- Ryan Taylor

'A moving and well researched account of a desperate situation told with invention and imagination. Totally involving. Fantastic combination of the the dramatic and the physical.' - Alan Williams 

'Highly recommended it deserves full houses' - Martin Egan



‘A sharp, impeccably performed and blazingly impassioned piece of theatre…simply terrific’ **** The Times

‘Icon Theatre has created one of the most compelling and theatrically effective pieces of storytelling on the Fringe; and as we watch with our hearts in our mouths, we are praying not only for these three characters, but for ourselves, and the whole future of the society in which we live. ’ **** The Scotsman (Selected as 'Hotshow')

‘Stellar high energy, gritty performances, strikingly staged…a moving, forceful production’ **** British Theatre Guide

‘A shining example of how to devise and perform multi-disciplinary theatre… An important piece of theatre… ***** Fringe Review (Selected as 'Outstanding Show')

'One of the best Fringe performances of 2011' **** Edfest Mag

'Stunning, beautifully choreographed and executed... A very engaging and thought-provoking piece of theatre, and one I would definitely recommend.' ****

'A strong piece of writing delivered with passion and vigour' **** Broadwaybaby

'A moving and compelling piece of theatre' ****

'A very relevant and exhilarating piece of work' **** Remotegoat

‘Artfully choreographed and perfectly executed’ ****Three Weeks

'This is the most captivating new play I have watched in a long time and its one of the best things I’ve seen so far at this years Fringe Festival' .

'Great cast and a really well put together show… We really enjoyed it’ BBC - CULTURE SHOW