Edinburgh International Festival

Fergus Linehan: 'I want people to know what the Edinbugh International Festival stands for'
The new EIF director tells Michael Coveney about his inaugural programme and vision for the festival's future
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