Matt Trueman's Edinburgh diary - Are small companies being crowded out?
'If you look around the Fringe this year, it's full of big organisations'
Michael Coveney: Cumberbatch takes arms against a sea of troubles
The hype over Hamlet has reached fever pitch
Matt Trueman's Edinburgh diary - 'It's been a bit mad for critics'
The newly aligned Fringe and EIF enter their second week
Michael Coveney: Cumberbatch gets camera shy, searching for Sylvie
'Even in this festival cocoon, the talk is of Bendy's Hamlet and the absurd goings-on at the Barbican'
Matt Trueman: When Fringe shows start speaking to each other
'Seeing this much theatre in this close proximity, something strange starts to happen'
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
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