Dame Edna Back to My Roots (2003) Barry Humphries Souvenir Brochure Large Format Australian Tour 2003
The nostalgic "Barry Humphries Back to my Roots" tour featured , Humphries, Edna, Sir Les and Sandy Stone around Australia in 2003. Dame Edna spent many years accompanied by her bridesmaid and constant companion Madge Allsop (played by Emily Perry), a New Zealander from Palmerston North who assisted Dame Edna with her appearances and television shows. Back to my roost was a sentimental journey down the life of Dame Edna. Dame Edna Back to My Roots (2003)
Edna describes her chat-shows as "an intimate conversation between two friends, one of whom is a lot more interesting than the other". The character has been used to satirise the cult of celebrity, class snobbery, and prudishness and is often used by Humphries to poke fun at the political leaders and fashions of the times. Her exuberant persona and scathing commentary on society and celebrity, as well as her habit of treating celebrities like ordinary people (on her TV shows) and ordinary people like celebrities (in her stage shows) have become signatures
Barry Humphries Souvenir Brochure Australian Tour 2003 State Theatre Melbourne
Size 240 x 320 mm Large format book style, with many great pictures, looking back over Dame Edna life including many celebrities guests. Wonderful piece for collectors.
Condition: Used Good 8/10
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