Forest Fringe

Matt Trueman: Theatre rarely lets us be fans
Matt Trueman on how festivals like Latitude prove the power of fandom
Matt Trueman: what happens when the alternative becomes mainstream?
With Bryony Kimmings performing at the National Theatre, Matt Trueman asks what happens when experimentation becomes the norm
Matt Trueman: Is it time for theatre to return to a spirit of excess?
There's a trend for pared back, greyscale theatre, but Matt Trueman asks if it's the best way forward
Matt Trueman: Is experimental theatre in decline?
The trail-blazers of the last decade have now become the norm - so a new wave of theatremakers are pushing in different directions
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'
Matt Trueman's Edinburgh diary - 'It's been a bit mad for critics'
The newly aligned Fringe and EIF enter their second week
Catherine Love: Do more theatres mean more choice for theatregoers?
There are pros and cons to the ever-increasing variation of performance spaces
Catherine Love: Edinburgh Fringe Diary #3
The pleasure of revisiting shows and companies on the Fringe
Catherine Love's Edinburgh Fringe Diary #2
Taking time out on the Fringe with intimate performances
Catherine Love: Surprising spaces and blurred genres at Latitude
This year's Latitude festival once again offers genre defying performance in surprising spaces - something that theatre elsewhere might be able to learn from