About your guide

“Fisher is the perfect host, and what shines through is his experience in theatre and depth of knowledge.” Three Weeks

Mark Fisher has attended every Edinburgh festival since 1986 when he moved to the city. Today, he is a theatre critic for the Guardian a former editor of the List magazine and a contributor to publications all over the world. 

He is the author of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide: How to Make Your Show a Success (Bloomsbury 2012) and How to Write About Theatre (Bloomsbury 2015).

As a judge, he is on the panels for the Theatre Awards UK, the Scotsman Fringe First awards and the Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland. He is also an advisor for the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award.

In 2014, he set up Edinburgh Festival Tours to share his passion for the world’s greatest arts festival.

Follow on Twitter: @markffisher 

Email: mark@theatrescotland.com

Website: https://www.markfisher.theatrescotland.com/