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Brian Friel

In Brian Friel’s 1979 play Aristocrats, Ballybeg Hall is a large and decaying house that sits on top of a hill in the remote...

Maxine Peake, Natascha McElhone, Frances Barber and Imogen Stubbs will read sections of The Odyssey, in what is thought will be the first time...

Macbeth, Saint George and the Dragon, Follies, Common, Salome, Twelfth Night, Amadeus – the recent roster of National Theatre shows in the Olivier makes...

Lights in theatre marquees on Broadway are to be dimmed in memory of Irish playwright Brian Friel next month. The playwright was a prominent figure...

There is no holding back Tobacco Factory Theatres. Its iconic red-brick building in South Bristol has been home to the internationally-acclaimed spring season of...

In the 25 years since Patrick Mason’s landmark Abbey Theatre premiere, Brian Friel’s most radical play has acquired iconic status.  Through a shifting series...

Belfast’s Lyric Theatre has defended a decision not to cast any Northern Irish actors in a forthcoming production of Dancing at Lughnasa. It said that...

The immediate future of the Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival in Northern Ireland has been secured with a £300,000 grant from the TS...

An annual festival celebrating playwright Brian Friel is being launched this summer in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The Lughnasa International Friel...
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