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Beth Blakemore

Bio

Beth is our Theatre Editor here at The Wee Review. Currently an MScR in Hispanic Studies student at the University of Edinburgh, she likes to write reviews as a way of forcing herself to leave the library from time to time. Previously Fringe and Culture editor at The Student newspaper.

8 Apr 2018

The Duke


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Shôn Dale Jones’ performance at The Traverse comes across as more self-serving than selfless.

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 Reppe’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.