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Lyric Theatre Belfast

There are five bodies on stage, encased in plastic. The opening of the Northern Ireland Opera/Lyric Theatre co-production of Sweeney Todd is like a...

Twenty years after its first outing at Belfast’s Lyric Theatre, Paul Boyd’s colourful helter-skelter ride down a rabbit hole into Wonderland returns with enough...

In a turbulent half-century, Belfast’s Lyric Theatre has survived bombings, irate resignations and a costly rebuild. Michael Quinn looks at how the venue has...

A chance encounter and a small act of kindness reverberate in the lives of three women to transformative effect in Marie Jones’ gentle, reflective,...

Who did Brendan Bracken and William Joyce see when they looked into the mirror?  Two Irishmen, the first the Tipperary-born son of a militant...

With a career spanning six decades, Margaret D’Arcy, who has died at the age of 100, was the doyenne of Northern Irish theatre. In her...

The Belfast Telegraph is a Northern Ireland institution. In its day it was widely looked upon by both communities as the news gospel. The...

Conor Mitchell’s work is unpredictable and fearlessly theatrical. That's what makes it so exhilarating. In The Fall of the House of Usher, Edgar Allan...

Belfast's Lyric Theatre has expanded its new playwrights programme to include six writers in the scheme's second year. Launched in 2017 with placements for four...
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