• Pan forum

    Peter Pan given a dazzling Derry makeover at the Millennium Forum

    Big musical numbers, pyrotechnics and pixie dust-like sprinklings of the city's trademark sense of humour takes the age-old panto to a magical new place

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    Derry: The Irish Revolution, 1912-23

    Historian Adrian Grant delves a century into the city's past and, with new facts and parallels to today, manages to makes a gripping read from events we already know the outcomes of

  • Myra review

    Myra's Story

    A play so good they named it twice, Fionna Hewitt-Twamley not only fills Carmel McCafferty's shoes comfortably, but is bewitching as the rock bottom title character once known as Maire

  • Hear My Voice review

    Hear My Voice: film inspired by Colin Davidson exhibition 'offers a tribute to the human spirit'

    Brendan J Byrne manages to further enrich the moving source material of Silent Testimony while extending the experience for those unable to see its portraits in person

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    Her Name Was Rose

    Claire Allan leaves 'Chick Lit' behind in favour of a dark thriller which, for the Derry-based author, signals a bright new chapter

  • Eamonn Magee

    The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee

    While his wasted sporting potential is a source of frustration, the ex-world champion boxer's remarkable, still unfinished story makes for an absorbing read with as much tragedy as it has triumph

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    Hansel and Gretel

    Featuring a role call of fictional favourites, the MAC's fairytale production places a feast of Northern Irish theatre talent firmly in the (sweet) shop window

  • Junebug

    WICCA

    The fifth Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement bows out with an entrancing multinational exploration of the female bond

  • The Dead Beside Us

    The Dead Beside Us

    Tony Doherty wastes no time in following up his 'important' debut with a 'profound' adolescent account of conflict continuing to tear through 1970s Derry

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    Murder on the Orient Express

    Kenneth Branagh keeps Agatha Christie's detective tale on the right track as both director and lead amidst a cast bristling with star power

  • Maire A Woman of Derry

    Carmel McCafferty bids farewell to a favourite role

  • Danish String Quartet

    Moving on Music invite the Scandinavian foursome to Belfast and Armagh

  • Draw It In Chalk

    Still on an indefinite hiatus, Captain Kennedy release an album's worth of archived material

  • The Claudia Quintet

    Composer John Hollenbeck performs his 9/11-inspired album in full at The MAC

  • Celebrate the City

    Three of Belfast's finest writers pay tribute to the legacy of CS Lewis

  • Collective Histories

    20 years of work produced under the Catalyst Arts banner is showcased at the Golden Thread Gallery

  • Danny Boyle Derry

    Danny Boyle

    The Oscar-winning director chats with screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce in Derry~Londonderry

  • The Trouble with Harry

    TheatreofplucK tell the story of Eugenia Falleni, an Australian transgender man convicted of murder

  • Crows on the Wire

    Jonathan Burgess gives voice to those officers who felt betrayed by the reformation of the RUC

  • Big Bad Wolves

    The 2013 Foyle Film Festival gets off to a thrilling start with the Quentin Tarantino-tipped Israeli revenge flick

  • Alasdair Roberts

    The Scottish collector of otherworldly songs delivers a compelling performance on the Belfast Barge

  • Don Jon

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt is writer, director and star of this mature meditation on one man's obsession with family, church and porn

  • Precious Cargo

    London Street Gallery hosts works from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland's Acquisitions Collection

  • Millar's Hill Accordion Orchestra

    Dungannon enjoys an eclectic programme and special guest appearance from Britain's Got Talent's Ashley Elliot

  • Belfast Music Week

    Chris Jones takes in a wealth of musical talents over three nights

  • The Selfish Giant

    Clio Barnard's kitchen sink adaptation of Oscar Wilde's children's story is not for the faint of heart

  • Cats

    Andrew Lloyd Webber's feline fantasy based on a TS Eliot poem travels outside of London after 21 years at the top

  • Rinty

    A Sailortown Hero

    Author Barry Flynn recounts the incredible career of Belfast boxer Rinty Monaghan at Titanic Belfast

  • The Polaris Whisper

    Kenneth Gregory's debut fantasy novel leaves John Higgins desperate for the next two volumes

  • Summertime

    A victim of sexual abuse searches for answers in David Ireland's 'consistently watchable' new play

  • Made at Sadler's Wells

    The iconic London dance studio bring 'a programme of short masterpieces' to the Grand Opera House

  • The Ghost of the Mountain

    Gary Lightbody's supergroup release a worthy follow up to The Place We Ran From

  • Philomena

    A mother is wronged by the Catholic Church in this surprisingly uplifting feature shot in County Down

  • Brendan at the Chelsea

    Adrian Dunbar is 'the monster at the centre of the maze' as Brendan Behan at the Lyric Theatre

  • From Macklin to Friel

    Derry~Londonderry's Waterside Theatre celebrate actor and playwright Charles Macklin

  • Don't Try

    Jetplane Landing's enduring DIY ethos shows that after six years they can still connect with hardcore fans

  • Shane Todd

    The Holywood comic brings his delusional alter ego Mike McGoldrick to the Black Box

  • City Songs

    Eriks Ešenvalds' new composition is premiered at the City of Derry International Choral Festival

  • Duck, Death and the Tulip

    Cahoots NI adapt Wolf Erlbruch's book aimed at changing young peoples' perception of death

  • Ailish Tynan

    Newry Chamber Music survive a funding scare to host the prize-winning Welsh singer

  • Carminho

    The acclaimed Portuguese fado singer brings the atmosphere of the tabernas to Belfast's Elmwood Hall

  • Le Week-end

    Love and marriage endure the fading of the Parisian light in Hanif Kureishi's latest silver screen collaboration

  • Lorcan McGrane

    King of the Geeks brings his Feral Man show to the Black Box, with support from Marcus Keeley

  • Momentous Times

    Derry~Londonderry's Centre for Contemporary Art elicits some purposeful enquiry on art and labour

  • Grayson Perry

    The Turner Prize winner delivers the annual Reith Lecture for BBC Radio 4 in Derry~Londonderry's Guildhall

  • The Answer

    With a new album to promote, the good-time hair rockers give the Limelight a show to remember, writes Laura Shields

  • Departure Lounge

    Pintsized Productions tackle Dougal Irvine's raunchy musical

  • Sea Lavender

    A gay love triangle unravels against the backdrop of the Siege of Derry in Andy Hinds' deft play

  • REACT

    John Higgins joins the 'reactors' at an open discussion on the 2013 Turner Prize nominees

  • Pits and Perverts

    Striking Welsh miners and the emergent gay community join forces under Thatcher

  • John Cooper Clarke Live

    The foul-mouthed poet of the people is streamed live into Queen's Film Theatre

  • Ben McAteer

    Winner of NI Opera's Festival of Voice competition tackles the classics at Queen's

  • Longbourn

    Jo Baker imagines what life was like for the servants in Pride and Prejudice

  • Radar

    Queen's University Students' Union welcomes Arborist, Alana Henderson and Sons of Caliber, writes Chris Jones

  • Man in the Moon

    Pearse Elliott's play set in west Belfast features a bravura performance from Ciaran Nolan as a man plagued by suicide

  • Cut the Transmission

    Fighting With Wire go out with a bang at The Venue in Derry~Londonderry

  • Pun Run

    Bec Hill's comedy concept evening arrives in the Black Box as the Belly Laughs Comedy Festival continues

  • Pride and Prejudice

    The Lyric Theatre's musical version of Jane Austen's novel is lengthy but beautifully delivered

  • Everything I've Learnt

    More Than Conquerors' debut album reflects their Christian faith but lacks some much-needed punch, writes Chris Jones

  • Upon Reflection

    With Fermanagh Live festival on the horizon, Richard Pierce looks back on a career in the arts

  • A Belfast Story

    Despite the flaws in Nathan Todd's debut feature, Malachi O'Doherty leaves a relatively happy customer

  • UNSEEN

    Willie Doherty's flagship City of Culture exhibition captures his native Derry~Londonderry in all its stark glory

  • I'm With the Band

    This play about a band featuring an Englishman, Scotsman, Welshman and Northern Irishman is predictably dysfunctional

  • David Lyttle Trio

    The acclaimed jazz drummer kicks off a 15-date Irish tour in Belfast's Leaf & Berry café

  • Psychic Driving

    Nine artists explore the notion of obsession with various video art installations at Golden Thread Gallery

  • The Conquest of Happiness

    The human spirit triumphs in Prime Cut's 'spine-tingling' co-production in Derry~Londonderry

  • Sam Baker

    Still physically affected by a terrorist attack in Peru, the American songwriter nevertheless infuses his songs with humour

  • Root

    Multimedia artist Anushiya Sundaralingam uses the Sri Lankan banyan tree as a metaphor for the human experience

  • In a World

    Lake Bell writes, directs and stars in this mature and charming rom-com set in the male-dominated world of the voice over artist

  • Inheritance

    Amanda Doherty's innovative one-woman play explores generational baggage on Derry~Londonderry's walls

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