Dame Diana Rigg dies aged 82
11th September 2020: it is with sadness that we bring you the news that Dame Diana Rigg has died aged 82. She was one of our finest classically trained British actresses, famous for roles as diverse as Emma Peel in The Avengers
, the title role in the film Hedda Gabler
, and Lady Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones
. But at this time when the new adaptation of Rebecca
is on the lips of every Daphne du Maurier follower, we must not forget that Diana Rigg was once Mrs Danvers....