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Picture of Bodo - a participant on the Theatre School online course

Online workshops allow Hungarian participant to reunite with the Lyric

16 Nov 2020

Over the past few weeks the Creative Learning Department launched a series of Online Drama Workshops for young people aged …

Arts Council Emergency Funding

12 Nov 2020

“The announcement yesterday that the Lyric Theatre will receive emergency funding of £175,804 towards our safe reopening, is a huge …

Lyric Theatre’s ‘Splendid Isolation’ as part of BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine Initiative nominated for Royal Television Society Award

27 Oct 2020

Splendid Isolation: Lockdown Drama, short five minute dramas developed by  BBC Arts, the Lyric Theatre and BBC Northern Ireland, with support …

FinTrU announces Theatre Bursary for exceptional talent at Lyric Drama Studio

12 Oct 2020

The Lyric Theatre is delighted to announce that, for the third year running, FinTrU, the Belfast-based Financial Services company, will …

The Gap Year – the Development

05 Oct 2020

Clare McMahon submitted The Gap Year to Fishamble’s A Play For Ireland in late 2017.  Although just an idea at …


22 Sep 2020

We invite audiences to take a seat, tune in and enjoy an exclusive ‘first listen’ of brand-new work from emerging, …

The Development of Denouement

11 Sep 2020

John Morton submitted Denouement for our very first New Playwrights Programme in 2017 and by the end of the first …

The creative team behind Denouement standing outside the Lyric Theatre

New play starring Marie Jones and Ian McElhinney keeps spirit of Lyric alive

21 Aug 2020

We are delighted to announce that we will welcome our first performance in over five months this week – an …

example of work from young people on design course as part of the summer programme 2020

Online Summer Programme a Great Success!

18 Aug 2020

Our first venture into online workshops has been a great success with young people aged 6 – 18 enjoying workshops …