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Mum's the word: Helen McCrory and Diana Rigg
The GuardianMum's the word: Helen McCrory and Diana Rigg on playing MedeaThe GuardianMum's the word: Helen McCrory and Diana Rigg on playing Medea. Euripides's tragedy demands a killer central performance as the woman who murders her children to avenge her betrayal. Helen McCrory and Diana Rigg, who played the role 20 years apart ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 1:49 am
GOT's Queen of Thorns Speaks - Daily Beast
GOT's Queen of Thorns SpeaksDaily BeastDame Diana Rigg (Lady Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones), on the other hand, has put on an entire stage show to celebrate the crushing moments when a critic has absolutely hated your performance. Inspired by a boozy dinner with fellow actors where the ...
Posted on 22 August 2014 | 3:38 am
Review: Diana Rigg - Edinburgh Evening News
Edinburgh Evening NewsReview: Diana RiggEdinburgh Evening NewsProving that nothing and no one is immune, Rigg shares critiques of Shakespeare's acting, and reads some nasty critiques of his 'dreadful' plays from the likes of Lord Byron, George Bernard Shaw, and Tom Stoppard. She has even unearthed actors ...
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 6:08 am
Diana Rigg: No Turn Unstoned review – a
The GuardianDiana Rigg: No Turn Unstoned review – a gossipy whizz through theatre criticismThe GuardianNo Turn is an entertaining collection of excoriating reviews including one for her own nude appearance in Abelard and Heloise: “Miss Rigg is built like a brick basilica with insufficient flying buttresses.” One of my favourites is a review of Richard ...Edinburgh Festival: Cardinal Burns / Dame Diana Rigg: No Turn Unstoned ...Evening StandardDame Diana Rigg: No Turn Unstoned at Assembly CheckpointThe Times (subscription)all 5 news articles »
Posted on 17 August 2014 | 4:07 am
Diana Rigg & Nicholas Parsons to
Diana Rigg & Nicholas Parsons to headline Cutty Sark live showsseenit.co.ukThe lower hold, where precious cargoes of tea and wool were stacked over a century ago on Cutty Sark's famous voyages, now features a studio theatre. During the daytime, the hold contains displays of tea chests and other artefacts relating to the ship ...
Posted on 15 August 2014 | 3:11 pm
B'way season features Sting, Jackman andNEW YORK (AP) — The coming Broadway season has something for everyone — a musical by Sting, a magician-filled SUV, the incomparable Hugh Jackman, the equally regal Helen Mirren, a musical set in a funeral parlor and not one, but two Gyllenhaals. Here's a look at some highlights of the 2014-15 season:
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:17 am
Mum's the word: Helen McCrory and DianaEuripides's tragedy demands a killer central performance as the woman who murders her children to avenge her betrayal. Helen McCrory and Diana Rigg, who played the role 20 years apart, explain why it still resonates More than any part I've played, Medea engages the mind, body and soul. You've got an hour and a half to get an audience to believe that this woman is going to kill her children. And ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 12:00 am
Emmys 2014: Little awards love for bigMonday night was very good for "Breaking Bad" at the Emmy Awards. Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul and the series itself all won top awards. But all that Walter White love meant the poor, put-upon citizens of Westeros went back to the kingdom relatively empty-handed.
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 4:01 pm
Box Office for Love Letters , Starring BrianThe Brooks Atkinson Theatre box office is located at 256 West 47th Street.
Posted on 24 August 2014 | 9:08 pm
Emma Peel is still alive and kickingDame Diana Rigg, who played kickass Emma Peel in the classic Sixties series The Avengers and recently starred in Game of Thrones, has put her martial arts training to use during her stay in Edinburgh, where she is appearing in her one-woman show No Turn Unstoned (by popular demand, an extra performance is being staged at the Fringe this afternoon).
Posted on 19 August 2014 | 7:45 am
On Her Majesty's Secret ServiceAdd the perfect heroine in Diana Rigg (fresh from playing Mrs Peel in TV's The Avengers) as a wilful mobster's daughter who's every bit the suave spy's equal in spirit, bravery and fighting chops; one of John Barry's most evocative scores; and the ...
Posted on 30 August 2014 | 3:22 am
B’way season features Sting, Jackman andBrian Dennehy and Mia Farrow start out in September, then Carol Burnett and Dennehy, then Alan Alda and Candice Bergen, then Stacy Keach and Diana Rigg, and finally Anjelica Huston and Martin Sheen. NO QUIET PARTY A polite dinner party spirals out of ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 11:34 pm
Mum's the word: Helen McCrory and Diana RiggMore than any part I've played, Medea engages the mind, body and soul. You've got an hour and a half to get an audience to believe that this woman is going to kill her children. And on top of that: they've got to understand why. Medea is not insane.
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 5:30 pm
Diana Rigg BiographyDame Diana Rigg belonged to the Royal Shakespeare Company, played Emma Peel on the 1960s British spy show The Avengers, and was a James Bond girl. Dame Diana Rigg was born on July 20, 1938 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. She attended the Royal Academy of ...
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 10:00 am
Diana Rigg: GOT's Queen of Thorns SpeaksDame Diana Rigg, who plays Lady Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones, has turned tales of critical bashing into a delightful play. Her advice to the young stars of Westeros: do theater! EDINBURGH — Every actor can recall their worst review; but most try to ...
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 11:26 pm