Brian Friel

Colin Morgan, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo announced in new National Theatre season
The season will also see Sam Mendes direct The Lehman Trilogy and premieres from Laura Wade and David Hare
Sarah Crompton: In times of political turmoil we need great art
Sarah Crompton on revisiting Brian Friel's towering achievement, Faith Healer
In pictures: Faith Healer and 1984 opening night
Hayley Atwell and Bertie Carvel were among the stars out in the West End last night
Faith Healer (Donmar Warehouse)
Lyndsey Turner helms this revival of the late Brian Friel's 1979 play
5 minutes with: Ron Cook - 'I was done with Shakespeare but then Grandage called me up'
We caught up with The Homecoming actor to discuss serendipity, Harold Pinter and Brian Friel's 'extraordinary' play Faith Healer
Michael Coveney: who on earth can play Dewey if Alex Brightman doesn't?
Critic Michael Coveney reports back from New York on School of Rock, Hamilton and Al Pacino
Donmar Warehouse announces spring season
The season will include two world premieres and a revival of Brian Friel's Faith Healer
Michael Coveney pays tribute to Irish dramatist Brian Friel
The playwright was a deeply private and genuinely modest man
Irish playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86
Friel was the author of plays such as Dancing at Lughnasa and Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Three Days in the Country (National Theatre, Lyttelton)
Mark Gatiss and John Simm star in Patrick Marber's adaptation of Turgenev's A Month in the Country