Brian Friel

Ballyturk (NT Lyttelton)

'This could be Beckett as a noisy silent movie'

Brian Friel's Fathers and Sons is a 'deeply satisfying mix'
By Alexandria Pliskaner

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

Fathers and Sons (Donmar Warehouse)

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

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

Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa opens new season at TBL, Keswick

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

Wonderful Tennessee (Lyceum Theatre)
By Sophie Bush

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

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

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
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