Forest Fringe

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
Are micro-festivals a help or hindrance for the Edinburgh Fringe?
An increasing number of festivals-within-the-Festival pose new challenges and opportunities
Catherine Love: My top Edinburgh Fringe picks
In addition to our top picks, Catherine Love combs through the Fringe programme with her highlighter to offer some more recommendations