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Theater Critic John Lahr on Dame Edna

Lahr has written a number of books and screenplays, including "Notes on a Cowardly Lion:" (about his father, the comedian Bert Lahr), and "Prick up Your Ears; The Biography of Joe Orton. Lahr has been the drama critic for over 25 years for "The Village Voice," and for "Vogue" (of Britian). He's written a new book about Barry Humphries and his creation, the dandy/alter ego Dame Edna Everage.


Other segments from the episode on December 14, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 14, 1992: Interview with Rosellen Brown; Interview with John Lahr; Review of Marguerite Duras's novel "North China Lover."


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