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, is the London critic for the Western Mail and the theatre critic of London Accountant Magazine.

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

When he is not working as a theatre critic, he is a Human Capital Partner at BDO, a Top 10 firm 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

Tony Turner, Bertie Carvel, Geoffrey Freshwater, Richard Coyle, Jack Holden, Tim Steed, Marc Brenner


James Graham (Almeida Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Mr Gillie,

Mr Gillie

James Bridie (Mercurius at Finborough Theatre, Earl’s Court).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Tanya Moodie, Emma Fielding, Forbes Masson and Ashley Zhangazha, Tristram Kenton


Ferdinand von Schirach, translated by David Tushingham (Lyric Hammersmith).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Kae Alexander and Ellie Kendrick, Marc Brenner


Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Hampstead Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Griffyn Gilligan, Ellie Kurttz


Taylor Mac (Bush Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Daragh O’Malley and Louise Gold, Scott Rylander

The Last Ones

Maxim Gorky, translated by Cathy Porter (Jermyn Street Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher