In September 2005, Barry's Dame Edna Everage character was one of the first 100 names to be honoured with his name set into the pavement in London's 'Avenue of the Stars' in Convent Garden.
She claims to be the most popular and gifted woman in the world today.
Barry: (on audiences mistaking his 2006 show as his last) I hardly think that it means it's my swan song. I wonder what they mean. I suppose they mean I can't go on forever, but whenever people ask me, "How do you do so much?" I say, How do you do so little?"