He performed in his show, "Barry Humphries - Housewife! Superstar!," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England where he played Dame Edna Everage and with Iris Mason in the cast.
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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,...
Pictured on a set of five 50¢ Australian postage stamps in the Australian Legends series, issued 20 January 2006. One stamp has a photograph of Humphries without makeup. The other stamps have a photo of his alter ego "Edna Everage", showing how the character has changed through the years.
As Dame Edna, he greets his audience, "Hello Possums"!