Barry Humphries

Life is a cabaret: Barry Humphries and Meow Meow

Barry Humphries on Trump, transgender ‘rat-baggery’ and causing maximum offence

21 July 2018 9:00 am

Lloyd Evans talks to Barry Humphries about Brexit, transgender ‘rat-baggery’ and pre-cataclysmic art

I averted the wrath of the students by telling them I’d had a sex change

31 March 2018 9:00 am

I went to Australia with my constant companion Hilary, the only woman in England I’m not paying alimony to. She…

I was a sex addict

8 October 2016 9:00 am

The first and only time I went to a meeting of Sex Addicts Anonymous, this chap stood up and gave…

A charity that stands out in an age of philanthropic overkill

30 July 2016 9:00 am

Rosa Monckton is married to my old editor Dominic Lawson and they have two girls. Rosa was a close friend…

A.N. Wilson’s diary: Why the Pope, the Archbishop of Canterbury and Ryanair are giving us a spring break

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Quarrelling about the date of Easter has been a Christian pastime for centuries. The chief bone of contention is whether…

Virginia Ironside’s diary: Fifty Shades is a story of redemption (but I still won’t watch it)

21 February 2015 9:00 am

All this fuss about Fifty Shades of Grey! I wonder how many people have actually read all three books? Sado-masochism…

A dog mess or two is not too high a price to pay for an owner’s happiness

2 November 2013 9:00 am

A month ago I was reporting complacently that peace and calm had returned to Stoke Park after a series of…

Ta-ra, Dame Edna — Barry Humphries bids goodbye to his chattier half

12 October 2013 9:00 am

Robert Gore-Langton talks to Barry Humphries, alter ego of the gigastar Dame Edna

If all left-wing academics were as nice as John Sutherland, Taki would tolerate Hush Puppies

24 August 2013 9:00 am

Just before I left Gstaad for the Greek islands I went to dinner at Eugenie Radziwill’s, whose other guests included…

Diary

13 April 2013 9:00 am

Whenever feminists have complained in my presence about neglect of female high-achievers, other than rock singers and courtesans, I always…

Nothing like a Dame

29 September 2010 12:17 pm

Kafka was right: ‘Strange how make-believe, if engaged in systematically enough, can change into reality.’ But Barry Humphries, at the…