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Culture Minister supports Lyric drive to make theatre affordable to all

24 Oct 2012

Culture Minister, Carál Ní Chuilín visited the Lyric Theatre in Belfast today to show her support for a scheme which …

Cambridge lab pips Lyric to Stirling Prize

13 Oct 2012

Hopes for the Lyric Theatre winning architecture’s top prize have been dashed after the Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge was announced …

Lyric in Olympian battle for Stirling prize

11 Oct 2012

The Lyric Theatre is best known for dramas on-stage but this week the nerves will be off-stage as it awaits …

Lyric knife drama performed for women prisoners

10 Oct 2012

  The Lyric Theatre production of knife crime drama The Long Road was performed inside Hydebank Wood prison for an …

And god said let there be light, and light there was

04 Oct 2012

  Christine Collins, a recent graduate of Queen’s University Belfast is a technical intern at the Lyric Theatre. Christine won …

Knife-edge drama in The Long Road

20 Sep 2012

Seven summers ago a teenage boy went to buy sweets one evening in north Belfast and never came home. Thomas …

First Lyric production of Shakespeare on new stage

01 Sep 2012

A formidable cast assembled this week for the start of rehearsals for Macbeth – the first Lyric production of Shakespeare …

New writer-in-residence ‘thrilled’ to be at Lyric

30 Aug 2012

  Critically acclaimed playwright, Abbie Spallen, has just been announced as the Lyric Theatre  Belfast’s new Writer-in-Residence. The Newry-born writer …

Amateur cast at Lyric offer double slice of Shakespeare

22 Aug 2012

A group of amateur actors who seized a unique opportunity to gain professional training from the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) …