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Stewart Parker


Stewart Parker was born in Belfast in 1941 and spent a number of years as working as a popular music critic for The Irish Times. His first stage play, 'Spokesong', won the 1976 Evening Standard Most Promising Playwright Award and his 1987 play, 'Pentecost', won the Harvey's Irish Theatre Award. Plays for radio include 'The Iceberg' and 'The Kamikaze Ground Staff Reunion Dinner'. Film and TV credits include 'Eat The Peach' and 'I'm a Dreamer, Montreal', 'Iris in the Traffic, Ruby in the Rain', 'Blue Money' and 'Lost Belongings'. Stewart Parker died in 1988. 'High Pop: The Irish Times Columns 1970-76' was published by Lagan Press in 2008.

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Play Title Playwright
Spokesong Stewart Parker


Play Title Playwright
The Actress and the Bishop Stewart Parker