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Beth Blakemore

Bio

MScR in Hispanic Studies student at the University of Edinburgh, writing reviews as a way to force myself to leave the library from time to time. Previously Fringe and Culture editor at The Student newspaper.

17 Feb 2018

The Shape of Water


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An exquisite feat of artistic design with a love story guaranteed to enrapture.

14 Feb 2018

The Match Box


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Firebrand’s creative decisions get in the way of powerful grief-stricken monologue.

5 Feb 2018

A Woman’s Life


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Actress Judith Chelma will keep you captivated in this quiet yet stirring period drama.

4 Feb 2018

Ressacs


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A humour-filled play about materialism that could do more to make its critical voice heard.

10 Jan 2018

Rey


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An artistic film rich in symbolism and history that sadly will not be to everyone’s liking.

10 Dec 2017

Cinderella


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Shona Reppeā€™s creative retelling of the classic fairytale leaves audience enthralled

25 Nov 2017

Manifesto


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Although a visually stunning feature, Manifesto fails to make a statement.

14 Oct 2017

2 Oct 2017

21 Jun 2015

Spring Awakening


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A powerfully hypnotic and heartbreaking production of the musical based on Frank Wedekind’s polemic cult classic.

23 Mar 2015

1 Mar 2015

Bitter Sweet


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A gripping and incredibly raw presentation of two people who, by staying together, find themselves hurting both each other and themselves.

16 Nov 2014

The Moonlit Road


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An unoriginal and lacklustre performance that fails to have any real stage presence.

19 Oct 2014

Seven Hungers


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A bizarre and thought-provoking performance exploring the dangers that arise from our hunger for food, love and comfort.

14 Oct 2014

Wounded (La Herida)


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The bleak story of a psychologically damaged woman in a film that lacks both direction and a way out.