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Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre 55 Ridgeway Street | Stranmillis, Belfast BT9 5FB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1081
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the lady killers a visit

was taken to the Lyric as a treat to see an all woman cast version of the old film The Lady Killers... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
socoBelfast
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belfast
Jobs worth staff

I was at a matinee for Ladykillers first instance of jobs worth staff was when 2 elderly ladies who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mccrackenj2
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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The Lyric Theatre is Northern Ireland's full-time producing theatre. The new theatre opened in May 2011 to great critical acclaim. The award winning building is built in traditional Belfast red brick, glass and iroko wood and the cafe bar offer beautiful views over the River Lagan and Stranmillis Embankment.The theatre is open seven days a week with performances usually running in the evenings from Tuesday through to Saturday and matinees on Saturday and Sundays. Contact our box office for more details or check online under "What's On". Our cafe serves coffee/tea and light lunches and is open every day. A brunch menu is available on Sunday mornings.As well theatrical productions, we also offer backstage tours, a programme of theatre school and professional learning and corporate hospitality. Pre-theatre dining is available on Friday and Saturday evenings. Free Wifi is availble
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Lyric Theatre 55 Ridgeway Street | Stranmillis, Belfast BT9 5FB, Northern Ireland
Stranmillis
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+44 28 9038 1081
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Reviewed 5 days ago

was taken to the Lyric as a treat to see an all woman cast version of the old film The Lady Killers It was marvellous. The theatre is great inside with a bar / coffee area and very nice decor. The theatre sound and stage...More

Thank socoBelfast
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was at a matinee for Ladykillers first instance of jobs worth staff was when 2 elderly ladies who where clearly feeling the effect of the heat in what was a very hot day sat down about 5 foot from fire exit door which was...More

1  Thank mccrackenj2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous place for drinks before you enter the theatrical world. I have been several times this year and productions have never disappointed. It is a really good, different night out and good atmosphere both before and after for drinks.

1  Thank June W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the set, and the large audience really enjoyed the play. The writing was clever, with pithy literary allusions, excellent casting and superb performances, as well as perfect pacing. A thoroughly enjoyable, thought provoking, fun, evening.

1  Thank RosemaryKellyKane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see "In the Window". When I had booked for it online I noticed there was no seat allocation on the tickets and I had not been invited to choose seats off a theatre plan. I rang up the Box Office and explained that...More

Thank BillandMaryJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw A Time to Speak--what a fantastic production! We purchased our tickets on-line from the United States and had no problems whatsoever picking them up at the box office just before the show. The show was absolutely wonderful! We felt like we had an...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the latest play by Marie Jones. We were expecting so much as previous Jones plays have been hugely entertaining. This was not the case tonight. It was all so mediocre with over loud, over acting characters and nothing that hasnt been done before! Not...More

Thank 2,066
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Fabulous venue, friendly staff, efficient service and very funny, enjoyable play by Marie Jones. A great night's entertainment! The old Lyric had a real issue re the lack of ladies toilet facilities; this new building is really fit-for-purpose, and the long 'loo' interval queues from...More

Thank AnneFeeney
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Had the pre show meal, excellent food and wine. Promptly served so nothing was missed had dessert at the interval.More

Thank Jason C
Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks for your review. We launched our new evening menu last week so it's lovely to receive such positive feedback so soon after its launch. Our pre-theatre dining is designed with our audiences in mind so everything we do is focused on getting you served...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Took my two school-aged daughters to a "children's production" during a visit to Belfast from the U.S. Oh my, talk about taking it to the next level. Everything about the play was so well done. We also squeezed in a quick lunch at the cafe...More

Thank Travels-4-Fun-Mom
Lyric_Theatre, General Manager at Lyric Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted that you chose to visit us during your stay in Northern Ireland. The play you refer to is Nivelli's War and was really well received by audiences. The production recently transferred to the New Victory Theatre in...More

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Sam C
How is the theatres fixed for car parking in and around the thearter
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Response from TERENCE W | Reviewed this property |
My wife had her 2 wing mirrors kicked off her car when parked on the embankment for a night at the theatre so that was a costly night out. Suppose it's park @ your own risk.
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