Liam Blain

Liam is from Edinburgh and has just completed a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London. As well as writing for a number of other publications he is the Artistic Director of theatre Company Out of Town Productions specialising in contemporary issue based theatre. Liam's theatrical interests range from west-end musicals all the way to small contemporary fringe performances.

Liam was awarded a Special Commendation for his 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Reviews as part of the Allen Wright Award for young theatre journalists. 

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Latest reviews

The Toxic Avenger ***

Book by Joe DiPetro and music by David Bryan (Aria Entertainment and Flying Music at Pleasance Courtyard).
Reviewer: Liam Blain

Frozen **

Bryony Lavery (Vulture Theatre at C cubed).
Reviewer: Liam Blain

2 Become 1 ****

Natasha Granger and Kerrie Thomason (Swipe Right Theatre and Kings Head Theatre at Gilded Balloon Teviot).
Reviewer: Liam Blain

Gutted ***

Liz Richardson and Tara Robinson (The Conker Group and Home at Pleasance Dome).
Reviewer: Liam Blain

Hannah Norris, Underbelly Productions

Cut ***

(Underbelly Productions at Underbelly Med Quad).
Reviewer: Liam Blain

The Mindspace, Re:Conception Theatre

The Mindspace *

(Re:Conception Theatre at Lauriston Halls).
Reviewer: Liam Blain

Ordinary Days *

Adam Gwon (Gone Rogue Productions at C too).
Reviewer: Liam Blain

Labels *****

(Worklight at Pleasance Courtyard).
Reviewer: Liam Blain