Deliverance by Brite Theater

The Guardian 16 November 2020

One of the things they teach playwrights is character development. If your hero is the same person at the end of the play as they were at the beginning, something could be amiss. It’s the same for the audience. With any half-way decent show, you should feel different by the final curtain. On this basis, Deliverance delivers. It’s a quietly transformative show that changes the atmosphere. What is unusual is that actor and audience are one and the same. They are both you. [READ MORE]

By Mark Fisher

MARK FISHER is a freelance theatre critic and feature writer based in Edinburgh and has written about theatre in Scotland since the late-1980s. He is a theatre critic for The Guardian, a former editor of The List magazine and a frequent contributor to the Scotsman and other publications. He is the co-editor of the play anthology Made in Scotland (1995), and the author of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide (2012) and How to Write About Theatre (2015) – all Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. He is also the editor of The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls and What Do You Call That Noise? An XTC Discovery Book (both Mark Fisher Ltd).