Brian Friel

Brian Friel's Fathers and Sons is a 'deeply satisfying mix'
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 11 Jun 2014 · London, West End

Lyndsey Turner's production starring Seth Numrich, Anthony Calf and Joshua James, opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night

1st Night Photos: Brian Friel attends Donmar's Fathers and Sons
By Editorial Staff · 11 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

The great Irish dramatist, 85, was guest of honour last night at the Donmar, where Lyndsey Turner has revived his 1987 play starring Seth Numrich and Anthony Calf

Fathers and Sons (Donmar Warehouse)
By Michael Coveney · 11 Jun 2014 · London, West End

Brian Friel's 1987 Turgenev adaptation is revived by Lyndsey Turner

Michael Coveney: The joys of touring with Friel and Rutter, O'Casey restored, Edna Doré remembered

In his weekly blog Michael Coveney reflects on revivals of two great Irish dramas and the passing of acclaimed character actress Edna Doré

Dancing at Lughnasa (Theatre By the Lake, Keswick)
By Stephen Longstaffe · 31 Mar 2014 · Keswick

Stephen Longstaffe sees a great version of this excellent Brian Friel play.

Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa opens new season at TBL, Keswick
By Glenn Meads · 10 Mar 2014 · Keswick

The Brian Friel classic opens the Spring Season at Keswick's Theatre by the Lake

Wonderful Tennessee (Lyceum Theatre)
By Sophie Bush · 6 Mar 2014 · Sheffield

Brian Friel's Wonderful Tennessee typically does not lack ambition but feels "clunky and over-loaded"

Sheffield Theatres continue Brian Friel season with launch of Wonderful Tennessee
By Sophie Bush · 21 Feb 2014 · Sheffield

Director Paul Miller and cast members Cathy Belton and Luke Carver Goss discuss working on Friel's "overlooked" 1993 play

Translations (Sheffield Crucible)
By Sophie Bush · 19 Feb 2014 · Sheffield

Sheffield Theatres' Brian Friel season continues with a "gripping and vibrant" production of his 1980 play, Translations

Brief Encounter With ... Translations' Niall Buggy
By Sophie Bush · 14 Feb 2014 · Sheffield
Sheffield Theatres' Brian Friel season continues with a staging of his 1980 play Translations at the Crucible Theatre. We spoke with Niall Buggy who plays Hugh in this new adaptation. Ni