Beth Blakemore

Theatre & Dance Editor
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
133 articles

James V: Katherine

Scaled-back instalment of the James Plays series offers a story of heresy, heartache, and hope

12 April 2024

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


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


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

6 August 2023


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

14 June 2023


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

14 June 2023


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

10 May 2023