Lynne Parker

Lynne Parker

Lynne Parker is the founder and chief executive of Funny Women. She is also a performance coach, facilitator and speaker and writes for leading newspapers, magazines and trade journals including Huffington Post and The Guardian.  Visit to find out more.

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Redefining Space and Time

We’ve been working in virtual reality for nearly six months now and there’s something unworldly and timeless about this space.  I lose track of time and regular tasks

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Keep on keeping on

I take some comfort and a great deal of pride in the possibility that the 2020 Funny Women Awards is one of a very few comedy awards to

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Do I care too much?

It was my birthday on 30th June. I was 64. The lovely Jo Brand was hosting an event for us and threatened to sing that awful Beatles song which they recorded when they were roughly one-third of my age.

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Still Standing

Over the last few weeks there have been many occasions when my usual sense of humour and general optimism has left me. The ‘dip’ comes suddenly and unexpectedly,

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