Mike Fisher has been a respected and active innovator in the entertainment industry for 40 years specializing in Personal Management, Marketing, PR and Agency for artists and corporate clients throughout the Arts and Media spectrum.
Mike’s journey began as a teenager booking the big artists of the day such as Bobby Davro, Johnny Logan, Showaddywaddy, Richard Digance, Rose Marie and Mike Reid amongst others. He also represented many of the top broadcast DJs including Radio One’s Bruno Brookes, Gary Davies, Steve Wright, Simon Mayo, Alan Freeman and Jonathan King as well as the rising stars from the new, independent channels such Capital Radio’s Chris Tarrant.
From this experience Mike moved into big time management when he became the sole agent for some major stars including Evel Knievel, who was a global phenomenon at the time, and his son Robbie in the UK. With Eddie Kidd and Chris Bromham, four times World Champion motorcycle long distance jumper, also under Mike’s management he had the world’s 4 biggest stunt riders in his camp.
At that time he was also sole agent and manager for actors Ross Davison, Lewis Collins, David Soul, best known as Hutch in the classic television series Starsky & Hutch and he represented TV presenters Michael Groth, Kim Goody and sport personalities Barry McGuigan, Terry Marsh, Sharon Davies and Jackie Pallo.
Mike had become a powerful player in artist management. An artist Mike was particularly proud of managing was music legend and 4 times Grammy winning songwriter Hawk Wolinski whose credits include Grammy winning songs for Rufus & Chaka Khan. Hawk also played with the duo and his song ‘Ain’t No Body’ was awarded best Rhythm & Blues performance by duo or group. Hawk also wrote songs for major stars including George Benson, The Isley Brothers, Michael McDonald, Joe Cocker and Chicago.
On the marketing side Mike was agent for Phillip Moross of Cutting Edge for ‘Names to Clothes’ with Claire King and Anthea Turner. He also worked with Wot Films for Carlton Television producing their video ‘Body Calling’ featuring the Kimberly Davies from ‘Neighbors’ as well as with television companies including LWT, THAMES, BORDER, TVS and the BBC.
Mike has worked with most of the big music companies and promoters. He managed top producer Ted Carfrae, who produced and had major hits with stars like Jane McDonald, Engelbert Humperdinck and David Cassidy, and he worked with Dionne Warwick on her UK tour in 2005.
Mike’s contacts book is the envy of many aspiring agents. In addition to celebrities, film and TV companies, Mike is a friend to most of the national newspapers and editors and journalists at many of the UK’s biggest selling magazines.