Michael Coveney: The Times they are a changin' (again) as critics get fired up for Edinburgh
Our chief critics reflects on recent critic appointments and previews his trip up north
Edinburgh Fringe vs EIF: Which is better?
Our critics Matt Trueman and Michael Coveney put forward their arguments for Edinburgh's two major festivals
Guest Blog: Staging superheroes at the Edinburgh Fringe
By Joseph Mercier
Joseph Mercier of PanicLab reveals the inspiration behind their new show
Michael Coveney: Old actors bloom as Helen Mirren and Ken Cranham prove 70 is the new 40
From Redgrave's Beatrice to Jacobi's Mercutio, are we experiencing a golden age for older actors?
Matt Trueman: What if Cumberbatch wasn't doing Hamlet?
There are only 30 days until Hamlet opens at the Barbican
Our highlights from Latitude Festival 2015
The tenth anniversary in Suffolk did not disappoint
Matt Trueman: There's no such thing as regional theatre
'When we talk of regional theatre, we really mean local theatre'
Michael Coveney: Comedians playing it straight on stage
Stephen Merchant is the latest high profile comic to tread the boards
Matt Trueman: It's not just bad work that puts audiences off
Many factors can potentially alienate theatregoers