The Last Night of the Poms

featuring Sir Les Patterson
with the London Symphony Orchestra and The New Antipodean Singers
Conducted by Carl Davis

The Last Night of the Poms

Who else can claim their alter-ego has received a ‘Commander of the Order of the British Empire’ for services to entertainment, they have their own range of MAC Cosmetics, a city street in Melbourne named after them & are still TV’s most loved housewife - it’s the one and only Dame Edna Everage! Coinciding with Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson’s ‘Last Night Of The Poms tour’, we are releasing the ‘Last Night of the Poms’ 1981 original recording, first performed immediately after the Proms in 1981. 2 CD set-all tracks are performed by Dame Edna Everage with Carl Davis conducting The London Symphony Orchestra and The New Antipodean Singers featuring Sir Les Patterson.

Disc 1

  1. Overture On Australian Themes
  2. Fanfare For A Cultural Attache
  3. Sir Les Introduces Peter And The Shark
  4. Peter And The Shark

Disc 2

  1. Fanfare For A Dame
  2. Song Of Australia - Canto 1
  3. Song Of Australia - Canto 2
  4. Song Of Australia - Canto 3
  5. Song Of Australia - Canto 4
  6. Song Of Australia - Canto 5
  7. Song Of Australia - Canto 6
  8. Song Of Australia - Canto 7
  9. Song Of Australia - Canto 8
  10. Song Of Australia - Encore

A 2009 remaster of the original 1981 recording.



Sir Les


The online archive of Dr. Sir Leslie Colin Patterson. Wit, sage, raconteur, late Cultural Attaché to the Court of St James and Chairperson of the Australian Chapter of the International Cheese Board.

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