Dame Edna Everage narrates Peter and the Wolf City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall March 31Sunday, 1 April, 2012, 12:00am
'Hello, Possums!' There are stars, there are superstars, there are megastars, but there is only one 'gigastar' - Dame Edna Everage.
Madonna, Lady Gaga, Victoria Beckham, even Britain's Queen Elizabeth, pale into insignificance when Dame Edna appears. Applause, please, for Australia's housewife, personal friend, and self-proclaimed 'gigastar'.27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Dame Edna Everage narrates (in English) and sings, and Simon Over conducts the City Chamber Orchestra of HK performing Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf and David Haslam's Juanita the Spanish Lobster. Mar 31, 2.30pm, 5pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200-HK$650 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2864 215625 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
The controls are very strong. They are very insecure. They are not ready for any change
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei after his microblog was shut down
Football is not the be all and end all. What happened to Fabrice puts everything in perspective
Bolton Manager Owen Coyle on midfielder Muamba's collapse25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
The fact of the matter is that I'm beginning to feel a bit senior
Australian comedian Barry Humphries, 78, explains why he is retiring Dame Edna Everage
You come back and you realise that everyone in Hong Kong is working for money, but we don't really live a very meaningful or enriching life19 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
It is, perhaps, a slightly hoarse Dame Edna Everage who picks up the phone at her London agent's office. Either she's got a cold or something's seriously wrong.18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
My Life as Me
by Barry Humphries
Penguin $1206 Jun 2004 - 12:00am
HAVING found himself fussing over the expensive mops of Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell and the rest of the gals in the heated behind-the-catwalk atmosphere of the Paris fashion shows, it was only to be expected that society hairdresser Kim Robinson would return with his claws sharpened.28 Oct 1994 - 12:00am
'HAVE you got a notebook?' the voice was stern and demanding, although its gender was uncertain.
'No, I have a camera. I came to photograph you,' I replied.16 Oct 1994 - 12:00am
THE Dame Edna Everage season at the Lyric Theatre has got off to an uproarious start with it being impossible to go anywhere in Wan Chai right now without tripping over stray gladioli.14 Oct 1994 - 12:00am
THE prickly matter must have been resolved over tea and Vegemite sandwiches at one of those frequent tete-a-tetes that Dame Edna Everage enjoys with the Queen at her private quarters in Buckingham Palace.
Sir Les Patterson is no longer the Australian cultural attache to the Court of St James.11 Oct 1994 - 12:00am
IT was a frantic Dame Edna Everage who called the Conrad yesterday from Melbourne.
Evidently the blue-rinse-and-rhinestone dame had overlooked the matter of a room for her bridesmaid, Madge Allsop, who will be accompanying her to town.4 Oct 1994 - 12:00am
AUSSIE housewife and all-round glamour puss Dame Edna Everage left two of Hong Kong's best known TV presenters lost for words yesterday.8 Apr 1994 - 12:00am
FROM a distance, she may look like Mrs Doubtfire, but closer inspection will remove any doubts about the identity of the stately matron striding purposefully from floor to floor at Pacific Place on April 8, while a camera crew follows in hot pursuit.30 Mar 1994 - 12:00am
LEAVING his ubiquitous cigar at home - he was, after all, wearing his halo as co-chairman of the Hongkong Cancer Fund - the World's Favourite Hongkonger, David Tang, was in good form yesterday when he presided over the Cancer Fund's lucky draw together with co-chairman Lady Becky Purves.3 Mar 1993 - 12:00am