Brian Friel papers,
Papers of the playwright Brian Friel, comprising material relating to his early days as a short story writer, and the subsequent writing and production of 30 radio and stage plays. Includes documents concerning the establishment and administration of the Field Day Theatre Company, correspondence with actors, directors, producers, writers and academics and articles and theses on Friel and his work (1960 - 2001) Also includes a series of contractual and financial records deposited by his literary agent Curtis Brown of London (1964 to mid-1990s)
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|Notes:||Physical description: 130 boxes. |
Finding Aids: Finding aid available: NLI Manuscripts Collection List No. 73
|Contained in:||Brian Friel papers, 1960-2001.|
Brian Friel papers,
|In Collection:||Brian Friel papers, 1960-2001.|
|Description:||Papers of the playwright Brian Friel, comprising material relating to his early days as a short story writer, and the subsequent writing and production of 30 radio and stage plays. Includes documents concerning the establishment and administration of the Field Day Theatre Company, correspondence with actors, directors, producers, writers and academics and articles and theses on Friel and his work (1960 - 2001) Also includes a series of contractual and financial records deposited by his literary agent Curtis Brown of London (1964 to mid-1990s)|
Includes letters and/or other papers from: Abbey Theatre, Gerry Adams, Aisteoirí Aon Drama (Belfast), Aitken & Stone Ltd., Allison and Busby, American Irish Foundation, American Irish Historical Society, Andrew's Lane Theatre (Dublin), Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Michael Attenborough, Avco-Embassy Pictures, Robert Ballagh, John Banville, John Barrett, Belfast Arts Theatre, Birmingham Six Committee, Ernest Blythe, Richard Bonacorso, Bono, John Boorman, Fergus Bourke, Robert Briscoe, British Broadcasting Corporation, Nicholas P. Canny, Gerard Carville, Colin Smythe Ltd., Billy Connolly, Cork Theatre Company, Anthony Cronin, Cyril Cusack, Davis-Poynter, Gerald Dawe, Seamus Deane, Derry Theatre Trust, Gary Doherty, Donal Donnelly, Doubleday & Company, Joe Dowling, Vincent Dowling, Druid Theatre Company (Galway), Paul Durcan, Eblana Theatre (Dublin), Hilton Edwards, Robert C. Evans, Everyman Palace Theatre (Cork), Faber and Faber, Peter Fallon, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Ferndale Films Ltd., Field Day Theatre Company, Douglas Gageby, Gaiety Theatre (Dublin), Gallery Press, Gate Theatre (Dublin), Gemini Productions (Dublin), Sir Alec Guinness, Tyrone Guthrie, Sir Peter Hall, David Hammond, Seamus Heaney, Christopher Heaney, Helen Hayes Theater (New York), Katherine Hepburn, Derek Hill, Anthony Hopkins, International Creative Management, Jennifer Johnston, Neil Jordan, Julie Kavanagh, Richard Kearney, Derry Kelleher, Éamon Kelly, Edward M. Kennedy, Declan Kiberd, Benedict Kiely, Thomas Kilroy, Jack Lemmon, Oscar Lewenstein, Rosaleen Linehan, Lyric Players (Belfast), Tomás Mac Anna, Tom Mac Intyre, Micheál Mac Liammóir, Frank MacManus, Derek Mahon, David Marcus, D. E. S. Maxwell, J. C. C. Mays, Mary McAleese, Ray McAnally, Eugene McCabe, Donal McCann, Charlie McCreevy, James McDaid, Kevin McDermott, John McGahern, Frank McGuinness, Siobhán McKenna, Medow Films Inc., David Merrick, Arthur Miller, John Montague, Christy Moore, Brian Moore, Paul Muldoon, Tom Murphy, Christopher Murray, National Theatre Society Ltd., Cormac Ó Gráda, Seán Ó Mórdha, Seán Ó Riada, George O'Brien, Edna O'Brien, Shivaun O'Casey, Ulick O'Connor, Redmond O'Hanlon, Donogh O'Malley, Tony O'Reilly, Yoshi Oida, Olympia Theatre (Dublin), Stewart Parker, Tom Paulin, Peacock Theatre (Dublin), Noel Pearson, Richard Pine, Harold Pinter, Proscenium Press, Radio Telefís Éireann, Patrick Rafroidi, Stephen Rea, Graham Reid, Albert Reynolds, Mary Robinson, Tim Robinson, Phyllis Ryan, Samuel French Ltd., George Otto Simms, George Steiner, Stewart Parker Trust, Meryl Streep, Tempest Films Ltd., Thomas More Association, David Thomson, Tivoli Theatre (Dublin), Niall Toibin, Tyrone Gutherie Theater, Minnesota, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Ulster Group Theatre, Victor Gollancz Ltd., Michael Viney, Walnut Street Theater (Philadelphia), Richard Wargo, Robert Welch, H. G. Wells, Audrey Wood.
MS Collection List 73
(Manuscripts Reading Room) |
MS 37,041-37,806 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
MS L 1-82 (Manuscripts Reading Room)