Still Stuff Worth Fighting For - Vulture
VultureStill Stuff Worth Fighting ForVultureAlso, we finally get a half-glimpse at the glorious Diana Rigg's character, albeit through plastic sheets and a respirator. She has summoned two figures in hazmat suits to an old house — the place is so wrapped up, it looks like Dexter is about to ...and more »
Posted on 11 February 2016 | 6:02 pm
Over Twenty New Photos from Game of Thrones
ComingSoon.netOver Twenty New Photos from Game of Thrones Season 6!ComingSoon.netThe ensemble cast for the fifth season included Emmy and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Kit Harington, Diana Rigg, Natalie Dormer, Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner. Former ...Game of Thrones Season 6 Photos Released: Some Characters Confirmed AliveTVOvermindall 145 news articles »
Posted on 11 February 2016 | 1:14 pm
Diana Rigg: 'I wish actors would stop
The StageDiana Rigg: 'I wish actors would stop squawking about posh boys'The StageT he last time I interviewed Diana Rigg was five years ago, when she was appearing in Chichester's revival of Pygmalion that transferred to the West End. She played Mrs Higgins, the mother of the man who transforms Eliza Doolittle from flower-seller to ...
Posted on 5 February 2016 | 6:13 am
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Stop bashing 'posh'
Daily MailSEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Stop bashing 'posh' actors, blasts Dame Diana RiggDaily MailDame Diana Rigg (right), the daughter of a railway engineer, says the inverse snobbery has gone too far. 'In the Sixties, it was Albert Finney, Peter O'Toole, Tom Courtenay and me, ' says the 77-year-old former Bond girl and Avengers star. 'But we were ...The Times Diary (TMS): Diana Rigg, Donald Trump, Jimmy Carter and Stuart RoseThe Times (subscription)all 3 news articles »
Posted on 5 February 2016 | 12:40 am
Game Of Thrones' Dame Diana Rigg is a world
Daily MailGame Of Thrones' Dame Diana Rigg is a world away from Olenna Tyrell alter egoDaily MailShe rose to fame playing the legendary Emma Peel in The Avengers and Bond girl Teresa di Vincenzo in On Her Majesty's Secret Service, but she is currently best known for her role in Game Of Thrones. But as Dame Diana Rigg, 77, stepped out in London ...
Posted on 26 January 2016 | 7:53 am
With Season Five, Game of Thrones Transcends
Heading into its fifth season, HBO’s Game of Thrones has accrued some tremendous assets—and a few daunting challenges. On the minus side, last season’s plots and counter-plots resulted in the deaths of several of the best secondary characters the show has had (Tywin Lannister, Oberyn Martell, the Hound, Ygritte). More important still, the last two seasons were based on the third, and best, of ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 4:00 am
Toby Jones to play smug banker in new BBC
Actor, fresh from Dad’s Army, moves on to adaptation of John Lanchester novel about the ‘haves and have-nots’ of one London street Fresh from playing Captain Mainwaring in a new film version of Dad’s Army , Toby Jones is to take a lead role in BBC1’s forthcoming adaptation of John Lanchester’s critically acclaimed novel Capital. The star of The Girl and the drama Marvellous will play the smug ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 4:43 pm
Game of Thrones: Watch Out, Westeros! Dark
Plus: Who are the Sand Snakes?
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 3:42 pm
GoT's Lena Headey teases season five
Game of Thrones star Lena Headey has teased "great scenes" between her character Cersei and Natalie Dormer's Margaery in the show's fifth season.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 7:03 am
'Game of Thrones' star Maisie
Maisie Williams takes a much-needed vacation from life in Westeros to visit the TARDIS.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 1:05 pm
Emmys: Which of These Guest Star Nominees
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones (HBO) The revered veteran, who won an Emmy in 1997, landed her third straight nom for her Lady Olenna on this big hit and could win for the first time thanks to a killer monologue in the episode she submitted. The 90-year-old ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:04 pm
Painted Veil’ and ‘The Sapphires’
Rolling Stone called the film “Magnificent.” Diana Rigg, of Ms. Emma Peel fame in the Avenger TV series, is also in the film. Critics called “The Painted Veil” a powerful, beautifully photographed, superbly acted film. Painted Veil is ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Magnificent Swiss Alps and the Top of Europe
You can sit in the bobsleigh and re-enact one of the chase scenes from the film, and learn how Diana Rigg, who couldn’t ski, had to be unglamorously strapped to a sledge for the action scenes (excursion £43). I also visited the Reichenbach Falls ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 5:11 pm
Elf warning: Ticket prices for musical
Sure, it usually costs more to go to a play than to go to the pictures. But it can be a life-changing experience (I saw Diana Rigg as Medea when I was a teenager, and a lifetime as a classicist has followed). But Elf, a musical adaptation of the Will ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 10:00 am
The Small Council: Who was the best actress
ANI: There’s only one answer for me: Diana Rigg. It probably feels a little off the wall, since Rigg was only in a couple episodes this season, but every time she stepped on the screen, it crackled. Her showdown with Cersei, in which she discovered you ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:58 am
Resolved Question: Did Diana Rigg ever have
For some reason, I seem to remember a sitcom called "The Diana Rigg Show" on in the 1970s sometime. I remember it didn't last very long. Yet when I looked Wikipedia and a couple of other sites, I saw no mention of it.
Am I just imagining this?
Posted on 2 October 2012 | 4:42 pm
Resolved Question: In the new
Posted on 13 May 2012 | 11:24 am
Resolved Question: How many episodes of the
and how many of those were from her first season?
Posted on 17 January 2012 | 1:06 am
Resolved Question: What did Brian Clemmens
The reports are that Brian was a terrible Chauvinist and that this made Diana quit. I've heard this many times but I've never heard what he did. Do you know?
Posted on 8 January 2012 | 2:07 am
Resolved Question: Did you like The 1960s
She was one of the loveliest ladies on British TV at that time.
Diana Rigg left the series in October 1967. It was not the same without her.
She was very pretty and she had a lovely intelligent personality.
What do you think of the Avengers series?
Posted on 10 November 2011 | 12:46 pm