â€œTeddyâ€™s driving as usual, and Iâ€™m in the passenger seat, and heâ€™s immediately behind us, the Fantastic Francis Hardy, Faith Healer, with his back to us and the whiskey bottle between his legs.â€
The lame, the ill and the broken-hearted all gather for the Fantastic Francis Hardy: Faith Healer. Travelling with his two companions, Grace and Teddy, Frank roams the small towns of Scotland and Wales healing the sick, trying to find a way home.
These are their storiesÂ – haunting, tender, funnyÂ and passionate, taking us to the heart of what it means to love and to believe.
One of Ireland’s greatest playwrights, Brian Friel is best known for his works Philadelphia Here I Come!, Translations and Dancing at Lughnasa.Â Faith HealerÂ is Frielâ€™s masterpiece, defining his uniquely poetic and intensely human voice it is a landmark play in the rich landscape of Irish theatre.
Faith Healer is directed by John Dove,Â Associate Artist at The Lyceum, most recently directing the widely acclaimed Pressure by David Haig.
DATES AND TIMES 14 January â€“ 7 February 2015
Previews 14, 15 and 16 January, 7.30pm
All Preview tickets Â£10 and on sale now!
EVENINGS, 7.30pm Tuesday – Saturday
MATINEES, 2pm Wednesdays and Saturdays Excluding Saturday 17 January 2015
Runtime: Approximately 2hrs 10 minutes including a 20 minute interval
EVENINGS, 7.30pm Tuesday – Saturday: Â£15 – Â£29*
MATINEES, 2pm Wednesday and Saturday: Â£12.50 – Â£24*
Concessions From Â£10*
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