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Beth Blakemore

Bio

Beth is our Theatre Editor here at The Wee Review. A recent Master's graduate from the University of Edinburgh, Beth is currently based in London and acting as our London Correspondent before she returns back to the homelands. She hopes to begin a PhD in Hispanic Studies in the coming year. Her writing and editing experience includes being Fringe and Culture editor at The Student newspaper during her undergraduate degree.

27 Mar 2019

Velvet Petal


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A cool contemporary performance that loses itself in trying to make a statement.

18 Mar 2019

9 Mar 2019

Medea


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An exceptional reimagining of a classic Greek tragedy that leaves you breathless.

4 Mar 2019

Tesseract


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Charles Atlas’s attempt to enter the fourth dimension falls short of expectations.

27 Feb 2019

The Apologists


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An insightful look at the cost of public apologies, which is weighed down by the heavy subject matter.

26 Feb 2019

Cacophony


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A provocative piece tracking a woman’s rise and fall through the lens of social media.

25 Feb 2019

Shipwreck


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Despite its ambitious length, this three-hour-long dissection of the USA’s political climate lacks groundbreaking insight.

5 Feb 2019

The Knot


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An understated exploration of martial woes and making relationships work.

4 Feb 2019

Father (Vader)


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Peeping Tom’s star is lost among comic farce and negative portrayals of elderly care.

27 Jan 2019

The Wedding


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Gecko enrapture their audiences with this energetic and eccentric portrayal of the modern world.

26 Jan 2019

Anywhere


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Théâtre de L’Entrouvert’s masterful puppetry and creativity leaves its audiences transfixed.

17 Jan 2019

Waltz of the Hommelettes


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An entertaining, though slightly lacking, display of puppetry and folklore at the London International Mime Festival.

14 Nov 2018

Drowned or Saved?


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A carefully composed piece of theatre detailing one Holocaust survivor’s struggle to make sense of his experiences.

5 Nov 2018

On Death Etc.


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A drawn-out yet moving performance about family and survival.

5 Aug 2018

Egg


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Sarah Bebe Holmes is entrancing from start to finish in this masterfully crafted piece of physical theatre.