Ernst Fischer was born and brought up in Munich, Germany, where he studied chemistry, social work and puppetry and was a member of the Freies Theater München for two years. After relocating to London in 1979 he obtained an Honours degree in Performing Arts at Middlesex University (1986), an MA in Drama and Theatre Studies at University of London, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College (1991), as well as a diploma from the Ivor Spenser International School for Butler Administrators (London, 2001). He wrote his PhD thesis on 'the uncanny space of living-room theatre and domestic performance' at Roehampton University (2003), where he is currently employed as a Creative Research Fellow.
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