Barry Humphries.

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Dame Edna to host BBC special

BBC One has ordered an entertainment special hosted by Dame Edna Everage.

British Comedy Guide, 15th May 2019

Rob Brydon Probes Barry Humphries review

This chatshow canter through the career and comedy loves of Humphries proved he is an unrepentant controversialist.

Mark Lawson, The Guardian, 29th April 2019

Tom Allen & James Acaster up for Melbourne award

The nominations have been announced for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Awards 2019 [formerly the Barry Awards, recently renamed following Barry Humphries recent comments that were considered transphobic]. The nominations for the most outstanding show are Anne Edmonds, Cassie Workman, Geraldine Hickey, James Acaster, Nath Valvo and Tom Allen.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 16th April 2019

The Interview: Barry Humphries

Barry Humphries on why Dame Edna is coming out of retirement.

Chrissy Iley, The Times, 17th March 2019

Rob Brydon to interview Barry Humphries at Palladium

Comedy legend Barry Humphries is returning to London to be interviewed by Rob Brydon live on stage.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 26th February 2019

Barry Cryer to make stage return with Barry Humphries

Comedy legend Barry Cryer is set to return to the stage this spring. He will be one of the guests in London's first Silent Comedy Spectacular to be hosted by Barry Humphries at the London Palladium with a live orchestra.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 22nd January 2019

BBC Radio reveals Christmas 2018 comedy highlights

BBC Radio has revealed its 2018 Christmas comedy highlights. The Shuttleworths and Party will return, there's the 50th episode of Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!, and more.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd November 2018

Barry Humphries interview

The creator of Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson is back on stage with a show highlighting the dangers of censorship. He talks about living in a prudish age, sexual harassment and why he regrets voting for Brexit.

Simon Hattenstone, The Guardian, 11th July 2018