Barry Humphreys
Barry Humphreys

18 March, 2012
Reporter: Ross Coulthart
Producer: Mick O'Donnell
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Barry Humphries will farewell Aussie icons Dame Edna and Sir Les Patterson in a spectacular, Eat Pray Laugh, this June.

Dame Edna explains her reasons for stepping aside to Sunday Night's Ross Coulthart in a remarkable interview with Humphries and Patterson.

"I'm not leaving the stage. You'll never drag me off the stage. But to do these productions, I couldn't keep up. I've got so many international obligations. I have the Prostate Olympics coming up - that was my own idea. "And I'm doing a lot of work for my pet charity now - The Deviated Septum.

Ross...this wonderful show, which is going to be farewell show to the people of Australia, is about my spiritual journey. It's not called Eat, Pray, Laugh for nothing. "And I guarantee it'll be the best show I've ever done," she says.

Pre-sale tickets for the spectacular, Eat Pray Laugh, will be available at the end of the month.

Eat Pray Laugh

Barry Humphries - The Farewell Tour

Exclusive pre-sale on now through General tickets on sale Friday 30 March

Canberra Theatre Centre
Friday 22 June – Sunday 24 June
Tickets through or phone (02) 6275 2700

Civic Theatre
Friday 29 June – Sunday 1 July
Tickets through Ticketek or phone 132 849

Capitol Theatre
Thursday 5 July – Sunday 8 July
Tickets through or phone 136 100

Her Majesty's Theatre
Thursday 19 July – Sunday 22 July
Tickets through or phone 132 849

The Civic
Saturday 11 August – Wednesday 15 August
Tickets through or 0800 BUY TICKETS
Ticketmaster NZ or phone 09 970 9700

Jupiters Theatre
Saturday 25 August – Wednesday 29 August
Tickets through Ticketmasteror phone 136 100

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