Philip Fisher

London Editor

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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 has also regularly contributed audio interviews to TheatreVOICE.

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

When not working as a theatre critic and commentator on a wide variety of issues for AccountingWEB, Philip spent 20 years as a tax 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.

He is now branching out into other areas of writing.

Reviews

Features

Rufus Norris

National Theatre Press Conference February 2020

Rufus Norris and Lisa Burger round-up recent developments at the National Theatre and announced their programme for 2020–21.
Critics' Circle Winners

The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2019

Philip Fisher reports on The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2019.
Aisling Loftus and Leah Harvey in Small Island

Review of the Year 2019 - The London Stage

Philip Fisher gives his summary of the London theatre scene in 2019.
Rufus Norris

National Theatre Summer Press Conference 2019

The National Theatre's Joint Chief Executives Rufus Norris and Lisa Berger have announced their plans into early 2020.
Michael Longhurst

Michael Longhurst’s first press briefing at the Donmar Warehouse

Donmar Warehouse incoming Artistic Director Michael Longhurst announces an exciting opening season.
Kelsey Grammer

Man of La Mancha Launch at the London Coliseum

The latest ENO musical launched at the London Coliseum with a panel discussion between Matt Wolf, producer Michael Linnit and four of the show's stars, Kelsey Grammer, Danielle de Niese Nicholas Lyndhurst and Cassidy Janson
Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles in The Lehman Trilogy at National Theatre

Review of the Year 2018 - The London Stage

Philip Fisher reviews the theatrical year in London in 2018.
Cameron Mackintosh and the cast of Hamilton

The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2017

The great and the good, including the likes of Bryan Cranston, Victoria Hamilton, Andrew Scott and Sam Mendes gathered in London for the presentation of The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2017.
Laura Donnelly and Paddy Considine in The Ferryman at the Royal Court

Review of the Year - The London Stage

Philip Fisher reviews the theatrical year in London in 2017, "the best year in living memory for new plays on the London stage".
Brendan Cowell as John and Billie Piper as Her in Yerma at the Young Vic

Review of the Year - The London Stage

Philip Fisher reviews 2016 in the London theatre.