Beth Blakemore

Fringe Editor-in-Chief and current Literature Editor. MSc student researching the Spanish Baroque. Most likely to be found in either the library or bailando in El Barrio.

Bare Threads

In their latest production Bare Threads, Theatre Paradok explore how clothing can act as an emblem of power or passion, of love or loss. With only an eclectic wardrobe and each other at hand, the...

The Whip Hand

In Douglas Maxwell’s latest play, a stylish living room turns into a hostile battleground as a happy family’s façade falls and lies are exposed. The Whip Hand is a powerful modern tale – one...

Borders by Henry Naylor

In his fourth instalment of the Arabian Nightmares series, Henry Naylor attempts to finally bridge the gap between the divided East and West. Spanning over 17 years, Borders follows the lives of two...

Me and My Bee

Following their fantastic run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year with Goggles, ThisEgg are back and even better than before. Representing the recently formed Bee Party, Josie, Greta and Joe...

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

What do you do when you realise your children are spoilt and have an unacceptable sense of entitlement? Most would say that allowing your son to touch an electric fence is not the way to teach...

threadbare

When reading the plot summary of threadbare, it feels inevitable that spectators are subjecting themselves to 55 minutes of heavy-hitting drama. The subject of revenge porn is one that is appearing...

Gauguin: The Other World

“May the day come when I’ll flee into the woods on an island in Oceania, there to live on stillness, ecstasy and art” dreamed Gauguin in Gauguin: The Other World. While this is both a...