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The Seafarer from a 17-year-old perspective

15 Mar 2013

My first experience of a play that wasn’t either a pantomime or a musical was Conor McPherson’s black comedy “The …

Joe McGann steps into Branagh’s shoes in new Billy play

12 Mar 2013

  The excitement has been building since the Lyric Theatre commissioned Graham Reid to write a fifth instalment of the …

Lights, camera… costume

04 Mar 2013

Over 80 pupils from across Northern Ireland enjoyed a careers day at the Lyric Theatre to find out about the …

City conversations review

03 Mar 2013

The City Conversations have begun. On Sunday evening, 3rd March, award winning poet, Michael Longley, spoke about the full breadth …

Award-winning poet Michael Longley begins City Conversations

27 Feb 2013

One of Belfast’s literary giants, the award-winning poet Michael Longley, will take to the stage of the Lyric Theatre this …

The seafarer sails into Lyric after acclaimed run in Scotland

26 Feb 2013

  Conor McPherson’s Tony and Olivier Award nominated play The Seafarer has its Northern Ireland premiere at the Lyric Theatre …

Simon Callow rehearses role of his life as the Man Jesus

25 Feb 2013

Rehearsals begin today for the headline show at the Lyric Theatre this Spring – The Man Jesus starring world-renowned actor …

Lyric Punks it up on stage and screen…

14 Feb 2013

  Punk music and teenage kicks will take centre stage at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast next week when it …

Star of stage and screen Simon Callow headlines Lyric Theatre’s spring/summer season

24 Jan 2013

Good heavens! World-renowned actor Simon Callow headlines a packed programme of plays, events and concerts at the Lyric Theatre in …