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Murder and mayhem in suburbs of the south

South Belfast has had plenty of its own real drama over the last few decades – incidents and strife to fill a thousand paperbacks with mystery, murder and mayhem.

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Stage coach

Richard Croxford is the Artistic Director at the Lyric Theatre which this year reopened its doors following a much heralded rebuilding project. Having plenty of experience of ‘treading the boards’ himself after studying at drama school in England, the Liverpool-born actor and director is overseeing a new era of drama productions at the Ridgeway Street theatre

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Banging the drum

Brian Faloon is a former drummer for punk icons Stiff Little Fingers. Having played on the band’s classic first album Inflammable Material, Brian left the band and now performs with his new band Scream Blue Murmur.

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The man with the plan in an emergency

Belfast has seen several emergencies in recent months, from the water crisis in the winter to a double decker bus crash in the summer.

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Hear the Guidelines for a Long and Happy Life

A South Belfast actress will perform a lead role in a unique play taking place next week that will see the audience play a major part in the production.

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Attempt to bring 1971 team back together

A photograph recently discovered in a local house has led one Newtownabbey man to embark on a quest to find where the players in his renowned school football team are now.Danny McLoughlin played left-back for the Stella Maris Primary School team in 1971, a year the school made history by having its first and second teams defeat all comers before competing against each other for the Newtownabbey Schools’ Cup.

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