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Beth Blakemore


By day, Beth is a books editor for an international publisher. By night (and all weekend), she is the Theatre Editor here at The Wee Review. She is currently a PhD candidate in Hispanic Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Other writing and editing experience includes being Fringe and Culture Editor at The Student newspaper during her undergraduate degree.

Reviews: 74
Other Articles: 6


A charming piece of puppetry brimming with childlike wonder



An eccentric and engrossing piece of theatre that gives a voice back to the trans community


The Afflicted

groupwork excel in this thrilling and deeply unsettling debut performance

Pleasance at EICC

The Trojans

Harrowing experiences of war and displacement are relived by Glasgow’s Syrian community

Royal Lyceum Theatre

Kalakuta Republik

An evocative evening of dance that is unflinching in its force and passion

Pleasance Courtyard


Half a String brings an inspiring, hopeful and masterful performance

Pleasance Courtyard

Bobby & Amy

A riveting piece of theatre featuring two phenomenal performances

Scottish Storytelling Centre

Blood and Gold

Mara Menzies gifts us with her storyteller finesse once again

Edinburgh Playhouse

The Crucible

A sublime and enrapturing adaptation of Arthur Miller’s drama