Beth Blakemore

Theatre & Dance Editor
@beth_blakemore
Beth is the Theatre Editor here at The Wee Review. Often sleep-deprived, she juggles being a Spanish PhD student and tutor at the University of Edinburgh while working as a freelance writer and editor. Get in touch at beth.blakemore@theweereview.com.
132 articles

In the Company of Women

Women’s fight for bodily autonomy is the focus of this understated and powerfully poignant directorial debut

13 October 2023

Utama

Directional debut captures the staggering beauty of the Altiplano, as well as the culture and communities threatened by the climate crisis

9 October 2023

As Far As Impossible

Profound and harrowing in equal measure, Rodrigues' verbatim piece shines a light on humanitarian efforts

13 August 2023

THROWN

A raucous and daring drama wrestling with what it means to be Scottish

6 August 2023

Bloodbank

A darkly comic and daring indictment on today's corrupt society

14 June 2023

ChildMinder

A bloated and convoluted plot renders this psychological drama a thrill-less thriller

14 June 2023

Wolfie

Byrne and Russell-Martin's incredible pairing brings Willis' dark, whimsical world to life

10 May 2023

Macbeth (an undoing)

A bold, brutal, and brilliant reincarnation of Shakespeare's Scottish play

11 February 2023