Dame Edna Everage
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Dame Edna in Scottish farewell

Her fantastic dress sense, horn-rimmed glasses and straight-talking Australian manner have made her a favourite with audiences for six decades. But now Dame Edna Everage is retiring - at least from touring. She - and her creator Barry Humphries and some of his other characters - will feature in the show Barry Humphries: Eat, Pray and Laugh, which will take in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Pauline McLean caught up with her in Edinburgh's Festival Theatre