Edna Everage

Dame's glorious exit hails end of era

Dame Edna Everage narrates Peter and the Wolf City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall March 31

Sunday, 1 April, 2012, 12:00am

Six degrees

Dame Edna Everage was due to give her Hong Kong possums a final farewell yesterday, before retiring from the stage after a 57-year outing. Adored by many, the dame has had her ups and downs. During a stint as agony aunt at Vanity Fair, she responded to a reader who had asked if she should learn Spanish by saying: 'Forget Spanish ... Who speaks it that you are really desperate to talk to?

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Talking possums

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

Hairy harangue for hapless Dame Edna

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

Possoms, artistes are always highly-strung

'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

Go along at your own risk, possums

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

Cardboard capers

THE dastardly Abu Nivea Front is shocked and stunned. Keeping Posted has only received one bid for the Dame Edna Everage cardboard cutout, abducted from the Regent Hotel ballroom three years ago and mysteriously re-appeared on the market this week.

14 Jan 1993 - 12:00am