MARK FISHER is a theatre critic, editor, feature writer and freelance journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has written about theatre in Scotland since the late-1980s, contributing theatre reviews, interviews, arts features and travel articles to newspapers and magazines in Scotland and all over the world.
He has recently released his second book about cult band XTC, What Do You Call That Noise?
As an editor, he has worked for the Edinburgh International Festival and Raploch Urban Regeneration Company. He is the co-editor of Made in Scotland, an anthology of plays; The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide: how to make your show a success, published in February 2012; How to Write About Theatre: a manual for critics, students, and bloggers, published in August 2015; and The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls, published in October 2017.
He is also responsible for the theatreSCOTLAND website, a wide-ranging database of actors, playwrights, theatre companies and buildings, plus reviews and articles. Sign up for theatreSCOTLAND updates. Sign up for theatreSCOTLAND discussion.