Lewis C. Baird – Editor/Critic
Currently training in BA (Hons) Drama and Performance at Queen Margaret University. Lewis is an aspiring theatre writer and director. He is currently a writer and director for up and coming production company, Tin Tub Theatre. Lewis also has twelve years of performing experience behind him in amateur and proffesional work. This experience includes musical theatre, plays, short films and television. Lewis has been a critic since 2017, he quickly gained experience as OnStage Blog’s UK Critic. He established Theatre Scotland with the intent to showcase Scotland’s superb theatre industry, along with giving accurate reviews from the younger generation of the Scottish theatre community.
Sam Eastop – Edinburgh Critic
Sam is currently training in BA (Hons) Acting For Stage and Screen at Queen Margaret and Edinburgh Napier University. Sam has performed in a variety of amateur theatre since 2013, including a run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2019. Sam is experienced in also critiquing screen as well as theatre. However, being extremely interested and enthusiastic about all types of live theatre, Sam is very excited to be apart of the Theatre Scotland.
Alison Jeni Frater- Contributing Critic
Alison has currently graduated from Queen Margaret University with a BA (Hons) Degree in Drama and Performance. Alison has 14 years of experience in amateur and professional theatre companies in a selection of different roles such as directing. Stage management and acting. More recently, Alison has completed a run at the Free Fringe with ~7~ Theatre Collective with their show Girls Night. Alison has seen hundreds of theatre productions and is excited to be part of the Theatre Scotland team.
Katie Daniel- Dundee Critic
Katie has been working in Scottish theatre for a few years now in various venues from Edinburgh Playhouse and Lyceum Theatre to Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s and Dundee Rep. She has reviewed during the Fringe for Broadway Baby and also has her own blog for all sorts of theatre, lifestyle and travel content at www.whatkatiedidnext.blog
Theatre and dance have been a huge part of her life from the very beginning so naturally has a lot of passion to see these kind of productions.
Becky Campbell – Glasgow Critic
Becky, despite being a languages student at the University of Glasgow, has an avid love for theatre and has various performance credits over the years including two lead roles at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. After years of performing, Becky has a new found love for critiquing and reviewing and is very excited to be a part of the Theatre Scotland team.
Rachel Johnstone – Social Media Administrator
A student at the University of the West of Scotland, Edinburgh-native Rachel Johnstone is working towards achieving her BA (Hons) for Performance in 2020, having studied Acting and Performance for 6 years, gaining invaluable experience along the way. She’s a quadruple threat, having experience as an actor, director, writer and editor for the stage and screen, and is now lending her skills to Theatre Scotland as Social Media Administrator.