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Dame Edna Everage | Event Host | UK

Dame Edna Everage

Dame Edna Everage, also known as “Barry Humphries”, is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist, artist and author. Dame Edna Everage is known for being a very flamboyant and interactive character. Dame Edna Everage is available to book for a variety of corporate events.

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Dame Edna Everage is probably the most popular and gifted woman in the world today. Housewife, investigative journalist, social anthropologist, talk show host, swami, children’s book illustrator, megastar, celebrity spin doctor and icon. Dame Edna is available as both a comedian and as an events host, to add dazzle & sparkle to special events.

About Dame Edna Everage

Dame Edna Everage is available to hire as a comedian and as a host or live presenter for awards events. Her specialist subjects cover arts & culture, current affairs, popular culture and social media.

Probably the most popular and gifted woman in the world today, Dame Edna fulfils the roles of
housewife, investigative journalist, social anthropologist, talk show host, swami, children’s book illustrator, spin doctor, Megastar, and Icon.  With Olivia Newton-John, Kylie Minogue and Nicole Kidman, she is one of a remarkable succession of female stars to emerge from Australia.

During the 1970’s Dame Edna’s success in her homeland was repeated in Britain with London stage shows including Housewife Superstar! and A Night With Dame Edna. Subsequently, she has performed at London’s Royal Albert Hall, at the prestigious Theatre Royal Drury Lane, and the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

Television credits include the now legendary UK special, A Night on Mt. Edna, and two series of her own innovative chat show, The Dame Edna Experience”, with special guests Cher, Robin Williams, Roseanne Barr, Sean Connery and Mel Gibson.

Her books include Dame Edna’s Coffee Table Book, Dame Edna’s Bedside Companion and her seminal autobiography, My Gorgeous Life, which is currently being adapting for the stage and screen.

Possibly Jewish, Dame Edna is a widow, with three grown children.  She spends her time visiting world leaders and jet-setting between her homes in Los Angeles, London, Sydney, Switzerland and Martha’s Vineyard.  She is the Founder and Governor of Friends of the Prostate and the creator of The World Prostate Olympics.

In 2009 Dame Edna, along with ‘Sir Les Patterson’, went on a UK nationwide tour of Last Night Of The Poms. If you’re looking for a corporate entertainer or host who can dazzle your audience and charm your guests, look no further than Dame Edna Everage.


“I just wanted to let you know that the client was delighted with the event last week; they thought Dame Edna was great and everyone had a fantastic time.”
– Iceland, 40th birthday party

Contact us  today if you would like Dame Edna Everage to be the highlight of your event! The most memorable moments are waiting and they could be yours today! 

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