There are nods to the French (s’il vous plaît, no more holes in the ground for WCs, they make it hard to balance your i Pad, for one thing – and how come there’s no broccoli, just endless haricots verts?
), jokes in the subjunctive (for which he takes a bow), building up to a finale of a meditation on the frustrations of communicating in Latin ('quod the ****’) with reference to Hannibal’s defeat, all woven together in a typically ingenious, surreal arc.
The pretty skirt - new season Cacharel - could not be more feminine.
Nor could the carefully applied makeup or spiky-heeled Yves St Laurent shoes.
Izzard's website won the Yahoo People's Choice Award After his split with Ballard, Izzard spent a great deal of the early 1980s working as a street performer in Europe and the United States.
He then moved his act into the stand-up comedy venues of Britain.
Izzard has cited his main comedy role model as Monty Python, and John Cleese once referred to him as the "Lost Python".
He has won numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for his comedy special Dress to Kill, in 2000.
He said: “I’m actually quite boring but Sarah Townsend has made my life look quite interesting.Eddie Izzard, 41, had even attempted to make his burly physique more womanly with the addition of fake breasts - 38C, since you ask.(The breasts, incidentally, were borrowed from Uma Thurman's body double in The Avengers film in which he co-starred.His first gig was at the Banana Cabaret in Balham, London.In 1994, Izzard made his West End drama debut as the lead in the world premiere of David Mamet's The Cryptogram with Lindsay Duncan, in the production at London's Comedy Theatre.