Image of Brian Friel in a theatre, with the text Find out What's On


The Brian Friel Theatre and the Brian Friel Centre for Theatre research was opened by Brian Friel in 2009. The building located at 20 University Square forms the centre piece of the Drama Studies course at Queen’s University Belfast. The Brian Friel Centre aims to produce world class research as well as offering students a vibrant environment in which to study.

Watch the opening night of the Brian Friel Theatre



Both the theatre and research centre aim to produce work of the highest international standard and lead the way in theatre research and theatre production. The theatre and research centre have already hosted international conferences as well as touring productions from around the world with a view to establishing one of the leading academic drama facilities.

What's On

OutBurst Festival


by Patrick J O’Reilly

FRIDAY 14th Nov. 7.30pm SATURDAY 15th Nov. 7pm and 9pm Brian Friel Theatre Studio £12.50

Blackouts: Twilight of the Idols

MONDAY 17th Nov. Brian Friel Theatre 8pm £10






  • The Brian Friel Theatre Ticket reservation line 028 9097 1382
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