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Returning to the Lyric for its third year, we're ecstatic to announce that Fast & Loose is back. Four new mini-plays are written overnight in this twenty-four hour play project. A bold and often breathless experiment in playmaking and inspiring creativity, all housed in the Lyric over twenty-four hours. From 9pm on a Friday night, four playwrights have only 12 hours to craft a new short play. At 9am the following day four directors and casts have a further 12 hours to rehearse the plays, which premier that very night in the Lyric's Naughton Studio. Drama doesn't come any fresher.
The results are often unpredictable, unique and uplifting, showcasing some of the finest theatre and creative artists working in Northern Ireland today.
As we work on our latest show we took time out to talk to Emily, our Dramaturg Fellow, supported by the BBC Performing Arts Fund. Asking her about what she thinks about her work, the show and the support that the BBC Fellowship has given her this year.
We've put on sale our fantastic soundtrack from The Kitchen, the Bedroom and the Grave. Created exclusively for the show, this beautiful composition is perfect at recapturing the beautiful emotions of the play.
Up-and-coming journalist Dempsey loves his London life – but is suddenly shipped home to Belfast to make a documentary on the changing face of good ol' Norn Iron.
A Christmas visitor at best, Dempsey has his fingers crossed for a quick job and a leap up the career ladder. But his parents (Tom and Martha) and his oldest school buddy (Mark) have their own agendas for him, and soon Dempsey is forced out from behind his camera.
O’Hagan’s stage debut is a multimedia exploration of homecoming that rips into ideas about family and identity, and asks how far can a person be the author of their own life. With a superb cast, starring Maggie Cronin best known for her role in the BBC's long-running daytime drama Doctors and Academy award winning short film The Shore; Cillian O'Sullivan, currently starring in 6Degrees; Noel Magee from BBC production Betrayal of Trust, and upcoming Lyric Theatre actor Jason McLaughlin.