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Product details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Methuen Drama; 1 edition (16 Feb. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1408132524
  • ISBN-13: 978-1408132524
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.3 x 19.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 259,576 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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MARK FISHER has written about theatre in Scotland since the late-1980s, contributing theatre reviews, interviews and arts features to newspapers and magazines in Scotland and all over the world.

He is the Scottish theatre critic for the Guardian and Variety, a former editor of The List magazine and a frequent contributor to the Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday and many magazines, newspapers and websites.

As a freelance editor, he has worked for the Edinburgh International Festival and several projects for The List magazine.

As well as being the co-editor of Made in Scotland, an anthology of plays, he is the author of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide: How to Make Your Show a Success ("A wonderfully practical but also inspirational book full of good advice" - Lyn Gardner, The Guardian) and How to Write About Theatre: A Manual for Critics, Students and Bloggers ("A perfect introduction to what could be a lifetime of pleasure" - British Theatre Guide). He also wrote the foreword to the 2015 edition of Knives in Hens by David Harrower.

He is a judge for the Theatre Awards UK, the Scotsman Fringe First awards and the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland, and an advisor for the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award. He has also been on the panel for the Herald Angels and the Amnesty Fringe awards.

He is also responsible for the theatreSCOTLAND website, a wide-ranging database of actors, playwrights, theatre companies and buildings, plus reviews and articles.

"Fisher is the perfect host, and what shines through is his experience in theatre and depth of knowledge."
Three Weeks, 2011

Follow Mark Fisher on Twitter at @markffisher
Follow How to Write About Theatre on Twitter at @writeabouttheat

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Review

"A wonderfully practical but also inspirational book full of good advice" - Lyn Gardner --The Guardian, March 1, 2012

"The advice it contains from those who have experienced the August onslaught will prove invaluable to newcomers" - Brian Ferguson --Scotland on Sunday, January 8, 2012

"Useful . . . engaging . . . excellent" - Susan Elkin --The Stage, February 24, 2012

"Mark Fisher knows his Fringe from the inside out and the outside in" - John Fleming
--So it Goes, February 16, 2012

[This book] tells you how to make your show a success and could be very useful to postgrad students or recent graduates wanting to showcase projects. --The Stage, March 22. 2012

Wide in his scope and thorough in his attention to detail, Mark Fisher provides an entertaining and readable account of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. --The Stage, March 29 2012

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People have been saying some lovely things about The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide. Here is a selection of reviews and comments: "A wonderfully practical but also inspirational book full of good advice," Lyn Gardner, The Guardian . . . "The advice it contains from those who have experienced the August onslaught first hand will prove invaluable to newcomers," Scotland on Sunday . . . "Useful . . . engaging . . . excellent," Susan Elkin, The Stage . . . "Great book about a great festival," Grid Iron Theatre Company . . . "An excellent resource if you're thinking of participating," Willie White, artistic director, Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival . . . "If you plan to perform I thoroughly recommend Mark Fisher's book," EdinburghFestivalPunter.co.uk . . . "There is so much love about Edinburgh in the book," comedian Giacinto Palmieri, So It Goes . . . "Mark Fisher knows his Fringe from the inside out and the outside in," John Fleming, So It Goes . . . "I wish I'd had it last year. It's wonderful,"
mind reader Doug Segal . . . "A great read. Been plugging your book to all and sundry," comedian Yianni . . . More at: edinburghfringesurvivalguide.com

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Lucia August on 25 Feb. 2014
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This is a great overview on what it takes to perform at the Fringe. I'm going to be performing there this summer and this book was really helpful in giving me things to consider. It's a good compendium to the Fringe docs on putting on shows that you can get at edfringe.com.
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