Dame Edna Everage
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- EntertainmentThe Telegraph
Portrait Artist of the Year, review: Barry Humphries was the very model of wit in this vibrant finale
It’s hard to think of a better sitter for Sky Arts’ Portrait Artist of the Year final than Barry Humphries. The artist formerly known as Dame Edna, or Sir Les Patterson, or Sandy Stone, depending on your vintage, came on wearing a fuschia jacket with bright orange trousers before announcing, “As the light slowly dims in my life I am wearing more colour.” If that wasn’t enough to throw our three finalists, Mark Oliver, Christos Tsimaris and Calum Stevenson, then Humphries quickly lobbed them anotThanks for your feedback!
- CelebrityHuffPost UK
Barry Humphries Appears To Mistake Dermot O'Leary For Phillip Schofield, Praises Him On 'Coming Out'
"I think a lot of people respected you for that. Your bravery was amazing."Thanks for your feedback!
- CelebrityThe Independent
Comedian Barry Humphries seemingly confused O’Leary for fellow ‘This Morning’ presenter Philip SchofieldThanks for your feedback!
- CelebrityPA Media: Entertainment
This Morning presenter Alison Hammond was in fits of laughter when the comedian jokingly confused co-host Dermot O’Leary with Phillip Schofield.Thanks for your feedback!
Comedy legend Barry Humphries congratulated Dermot O’Leary for coming out after jokingly mistaking him for Phillip Schofield on This Morning. MORE: Alison Hammond's life-size Christmas decorations need to be seen - watch The Australian actor, best known for playing his alter ego Dame Edna Everage, had presenters Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary roaring with laughter after praising the latter for being open about his sexuality last year. WATCH: Barry Humphries jokingly congratulates Dermot O'LeaThanks for your feedback!
- CelebrityPA Media: Entertainment
The comedian mistook O’Leary for regular This Morning host Phillip Schofield, who came out as gay in February last year.Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentThe Guardian
Maggie & Ted review – two Tory prime ministers, one long spatGarrick theatre, LondonMichael McManus, a former aide to Edward Heath, takes us on a rollicking ride through the politician’s clashes with Thatcher The odd couple … Clare Bloomer and Martin Jarvis in Maggie & Ted. Photograph: Tristram Kenton/The GuardianThanks for your feedback!
Jane Moore is renowned for her blonde hair, but over the years the star has experimented with different looks. And back in 1993, the Loose Women star rocked a bright red hairdo, complete with choppy layers and a sweeping side fringe. The mother-of-two took to Instagram recently to share an incredible throwback photo of herself with Dame Edna Everage sitting in the back of a Rolls Royce while driving around London. What's more, the picture told a wonderful story about the pair going to BuckinghamThanks for your feedback!
- LifestyleThe Independent
The V&A; museum is launching a new initiative designed to teach children about design while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.The scheme, which begins this week, will dedicate every Wednesday during lockdown to offering fun activities and challenges to children aged between seven and 11-years-old.Thanks for your feedback!
- LifestyleEvening Standard
Dame Edna Everage’s fried breakfast dress and a rubber-corseted tutu designed by Vivienne Westwood and Andres Kronthaler are two of the items under the spotlight in the V&A; museum’s new weekly learning day.The dresses have been picked as they “showcase the best examples of human ingenuity” and are part of an online programme of activities for children to learn about design, taking place every Wednesday.Thanks for your feedback!