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Masterclass with Mark Fisher: How to Write About Theatre

04 Feb 2016

Wednesday 10 February, 1-2pm, at the Martin Harris Centre

Mark Fisher

What do you do if you find yourself weeping in the stalls? How should you react to Jude Law's trousers or David Tennant's hair? Are you prepared to receive toilet paper in the post? What if the show you just damned turns out to be a classic? If you gave it a five-star rave will anyone believe you?

Join Guardian critic Mark Fisher as he introduces the principles of journalistic theatre criticism and discusses the demands of the job. Learn how to celebrate, analyse and discuss this most ephemeral of art forms – and how to make your writing come alive as you do so.

Mark Fisher is the Scottish theatre critic for the Guardian, a former editor of the List magazine and a freelance contributor to Variety, the Scotsman and many other publications. He is the author of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide (Bloomsbury) and How to Write About Theatre (Bloomsbury): "A perfect introduction to what could be a lifetime of pleasure" British Theatre Guide. 

FREE, open to university staff and students. No need to book; just turn up.

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