The Dame’s last stand – Edna rocks the Leeds Grand Theatre

Edna and Barry.

Edna and Barry.

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Farewells bring with them a sense of occasion – yet all too often a feeling of anti-climax.

Not so for Barry Humphries, whose final tour, Eat, Pray and Laugh, had the comic throw out an electrifying performance to the delight of a packed Leeds Grand Theatre.

While many of Humphries’ contemporaries fail to have crossover appeal for younger people, the Aussie octogenarian transcends the gap with a mix of bad taste and razor-sharp wit – neither of which will ever go out of fashion.

 

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