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Beth Blakemore


Beth is the Theatre Editor here at The Wee Review. She is currently a PhD student in Hispanic Studies at the University of Edinburgh, though also works as a freelance editor and writer.

Reviews: 96
Other Articles: 6
Traverse Theatre


A filthy and fiercely funny ride

Royal Lyceum Theatre

Life is a Dream

A spectacular exploration of fate, free will, and reality’s fragility

King's Theatre

The Enemy

A thrilling reimagining of an Ibsen classic

Edinburgh Park

Laura Mvula

A sensational and euphoric close to the Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh Festival Fringe [ONLINE]

Mary Stuart [ONLINE]

Electric performances of Schiller’s monarchs are let down by an unnecessary conceit

Traverse Theatre


A strange, surreal, and sublime piece of absurdist theatre

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Pitlochry Festival Theatre [ONLINE]

Angela [ONLINE]

Mark Ravenhill delivers a touching tribute to an adoring mother

Shedinburgh Fringe Festival [ONLINE]


An adaptation that struggles with the digital format, but still manages to engage audiences



A harrowing yet hopeful story of acceptance