He played Dame Edna Everage in Lionel Bart's musical, "Maggie May," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Georgia Brown, Kenneth Haig, Andrew Keir, Margo Cunningham, Janet Webb, Billy Boyle, and Julia McKenzie in the cast. Ted Kotcheff was director. Sean Kenny was designer.
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It's very important to be interesting yourself. Most guests, let's face it, however famous they are, are boring, with no intellectual resources and very little sense of humor, particularly if they are comedians. People only watch my shows for me, and those shows have remained evergreen long after the guests are forgotten. Always wear beautiful clothes, preferably a different frock for every show,...
24 October 2006 Australia Post together with The Perth Mint issued a 50 cent legal tender coin with full-colour portrait of Dame Edna. Coin is mounted in special envelope with 2 postage stamps (featuring Barry Humphries as both Dame Edna and himself) cancelled at Moonee Ponds (suburb where Edna tells she comes from). Also Australian $1 silver one ounce coin portraying Dame Edna was issued to ...
As Dame Edna, he greets his audience, "Hello Possums"!