Philip Fisher

London editor


Philip Fisher is the BTG's London editor and a member of the Critics' Circle Drama Section.

He started reviewing theatre at the Edinburgh Festival 2000. Since then, he has become a regular reviewer and writer on theatrical matters, primarily for the British Theatre Guide.

He has also worked on a freelance basis for a variety of other publications. He regularly contributes audio interviews to TheatreVOICE and is the London critic for the Western Mail.

He has been published in a wide variety of other journals including The Stage, The Jewish Chronicle and The Wisden Cricketer.

When he wasnot working as a theatre critic and commentator on a wide variety of issues for AccountingWEB, he spent 20 years as a Human Capital Partner at various leading firms of accountants. In this guise, he has written numerous articles on taxation matters for a wide variety of publications including The Times as well as writing and contributing to several books.

Latest reviews

From the Ground Up,

From the Ground Up *****

Joeri Smet (Almeida Theatre Young Company at Assembly Roxy).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Helen Norton and Jonathan White,

To Hell in a Handbag ****

Helen Norton and Jonathan White (Assembly Rooms).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Out of Love,

Out of Love ***

Elinor Cook (Paines Plough at Roundabout @ Summerhall).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher


Seanmhair ****

Hywel John (The Other Room at Bedlam Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher


Mouthpiece ****

Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava (Quote Unquote Collective and Why Not Theatre at Canada Hub @ King’s Hall in association with Summerhall).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher