In what might be a unique arrangement The Gallery Press, in association with Faber and Faber, is publishing the Collected Plays of Brian Friel over five volumes. Volume One comprises six early works including, of course,Philadelphia, Here I Come! as well as underrated and neglected plays — The Enemy Within, Crystal and Fox and The Gentle Island. All […]
In keeping with our policy of reprinting crucial texts whenever possible are new editions of Crediting Poetry, Seamus Heaney’s Nobel Lecture, two of Ciaran Carson’s prizewinning and key collections: The Irish for No, Belfast Confettiand two of Brian Friel’s well-known plays: Aristocrats and The Home Place.
. . . this has always been a house of reticence, of things unspoken From Philadelphia, Here I Come! to Translations, Brian Friel’s plays have delighted generations of Abbey Theatre audiences. This summer the Abbey Theatre returns to the village of Ballybeg with Aristocrats. The once influential O’Donnell family have gathered to celebrate a […]