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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.

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.

4 Aug 2018

After the Cuts


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Gary McNair’s drama contemplates a future without the NHS. The result isn’t promising.

3 Aug 2018

On The Exhale


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Zimmerman’s script stunts his protagonist in this reactive piece on grief and gun violence.


CLASS


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Iseult Golden and David Horan offer a stellar exploration of the education system, class and raising kids after separation.

27 Jul 2018

18 Jun 2018

The Pride


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Uneven performances stop this award-winning play from having Alexi Kaye Campbell’s intended impact.

5 Jun 2018

30 May 2018

A Feast of Bones


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Theatre Lovett welcomes you to Le Monde Bouleversé, the setting of a captivating tale of vengeance and redemption.

25 May 2018

Arandora Star


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Theatre Objektiv’s beautifully compelling drama reveals the devastating toll the SS Arandora Star had on Scotland’s Italian community.

20 May 2018


Street Scene


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Although a great display of talent, the RCS’s students are stunted by Weill’s flawed opera.

19 May 2018

Forbidden Stories


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In a captivating production, Ludens Ensemble give a voice to the people of Cyprus who were long-silenced during the national civil war.

17 May 2018