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Christmas Countdown raising funds for Goliath Trust

21 Dec 2020

  Christmas looks quite different at the Lyric this year. To celebrate, we have invited a merry band of singers …

Protected: Watch Little Red Riding Hood

04 Dec 2020

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Lyric Theatre teams up with BBC as part of new Culture in Quarantine Season

04 Dec 2020

The Lyric is thrilled to announce an exciting initiative for the spring season.  In partnership with the BBC, the Lyric …

A remarkable tribute and legacy for actress Julie Maxwell

01 Dec 2020

This week the Lyric Theatre received the life saving gift of a defibrillator from the Family of Julie Lewis (nee …

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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 …