Big Picture: Barry Humphries unveils giant gladioli

Comedian Barry Humphries unveils a 13-metre tall vase of gladioli at the Arts Centre in Melbourne.

Australian comedian Barry Humphries, better known as Dame Edna Everage, unveils a 13-metre tall towering vase of gladioli in Melbourne, Australia. Internationally-acclaimed theatrical designer Brian Thomson created the work, titled Bouquet, to celebrate the reopening of Hamer Hall at the city's Arts Centre. The gladioli - which are Dame Edna's signature flower - will be on display until 29 July.

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