Edinburgh International Festival

The James Plays (National Theatre)

The National Theatre of Scotland's trilogy of history plays come to London's South Bank

Laurie Sansom: 'It's no surprise artists want independence'

On the day Scotland goes to the polls, we catch up with the artistic director of the country's National Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival exceeds £3million in ticket sales
By Editorial Staff

This year's festival was the last for outgoing artistic director Jonathan Mills

Catherine Love: My top theatre picks for September

Look out for Edinburgh transfers and the beginning of theatres' autumn seasons, as well as a range of touring work

Michael Coveney: Edinburgh Fringe whinges, moans and memories

'It's all a terrible tumult, but a tumult never worth missing'

Minetti (Edinburgh International Festival)

Peter Eyre is striking as the late German actor

Owen Wingrave (Edinburgh International Festival)

Neil Bartlett's production of Britten's opera is timely and moving

Michael Coveney at Edinburgh: English domination, Scottish parades and anti-Israeli protests

Our chief critic reflects on some major talking points of the festival so far

Michael Coveney: Power play at the Proms, festival fever in Edinburgh and Enniskillen, disaster in Eastbourne

Looking at the BBC Proms, and further afield to the various festivals on offer in August

Jonathan Mills announces final EIF programme, themed around culture and conflict

Highlights of this year's Edinburgh International Festival include Rona Munro's epic historic trilogy The James Plays