• Bob  Fischer

    Bob Fischer

    Agent : Euan Thorneycroft

    Bob Fischer is a writer and broadcaster with a lifelong passion for cult television and film, esoteric music, and folklore. His book Wiffle Lever to Full!, a travelogue of British science fiction conventions, was published by Hodder & Stoughton in 2008, and reissued as a revised edition in 2018. In recent years, he has written about North Yorkshire folklore and the unsettling, ‘haunted’ nature of British popular culture for the Fortean Times magazine; as well as travelling the UK to present lively lectures on related topics. As a radio presenter, he hosts regular shows for his local station BBC Tees, and has also worked as a presenter for BBC 6 Music, Five Live and Radio 4 Extra. ┬áIn 2018, he was one half of the Summer Winos stage show at the Edinburgh Festival, detailing changes in British social history through the plotlines of Last of the Summer Wine.