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Beckett Friel Pinter Festival

Beckett Friel Pinter Festival

The Gate Theatre presents an extraordinary season of plays by three of the most iconic writers in theatre – Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel and Harold Pinter.The Gate has a rich and longstanding relationship with each of these 20th century playwrights and following hundreds of performances, world premieres and tours, the Gate is thrilled to showcase a host of plays, poetry and prose readings, talks, interviews and workshops as part of this exciting festival

Festival Dates: 7th March – 26th March

Book tickets to each performance HERE


Productions include:


The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter
Directed by Joe Dowling
Cast includes: Lorcan Cranitch, Garrett Lombard

First Love by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Michael Colgan
Cast includes: Barry McGovern

The Yalta Game by Brian Friel 
Directed by David Grindley
Cast includes: Declan Conlon, Sophie Robinson

Eh Joe by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Atom Egoyan
Cast includes: Michael Gambon

Afterplay by Brian Friel
Directed by Mark O’Rowe
Cast includes: Denis Conway, Derbhle Crotty

One for the Road by Harold Pinter
Directed by Doug Hughes
Cast includes: Shadaan Felfeli, Rachel O’Byrne, Owen Roe

Poetry and Prose Readings

Sunday 19th March: Fiona Bell, Barbara Brennan, Liam Cunningham, Charles Dance, and Michael Gambon
Sunday 26th March: Ingrid Craigie, Sinead Cusack, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Irons, and Barry McGovern


Cast & Creatives

Lorcan Cranitch, Garrett Lombard
Barry McGovern
Declan Conlon, Sophie Robinson
Denis Conway, Derbhle Crotty
Shadaan Felfeli, Rachel O’Byrne, Owen Roe


This event is supported by RTÉ Supporting the Arts.

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