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A kind of Magic

Rough Magic co-founder Lynne Parker’s reluctance to embrace the spotlight is in direct contrast to her status as one of Irish theatre’s leading lights

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
6th March, 2010

As artistic director and co-founder of the theatre company Rough Magic, Lynne Parker has a major league profile in the Irish arts world, but that doesn’t mean she relishes the spotlight. In Dublin’s Clarence Hotel, she squirms in her seat as the dictaphones are readied and the red lights flash on. Short, with curly dark hair and a serious, no-nonsense manner, Parker loves her job - just not the attention that comes with it....

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