Diana Rigg

Diana Rigg

Broadway: Medea (Tony Award), The Misanthrope (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), Abelard and Heloise (Tony nomination). Off-Broadway: Britannicus and Phaedra (BAM). National tour: Colette, King Lear. Her many London theater credits include West End: Pygmalion (Mrs. Higgins, 2011/Eliza Doolittle, 1974), Honour, Suddenly, Last Summer, Follies, Heartbreak House, Night and Day, Macbeth, Abelard and Heloise; National Theatre: Humble Boy, Mother Courage and her Children, The Misanthrope, Jumpers; Almeida Theatre: Britannicus, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (also West End), Medea (also West End), Phaedra; RSC: Twelfth Night, King Lear. Film: Breathe, The Honourable Rebel, The Painted Veil, Heidi, Parting Shots, A Good Man in Africa, Snow White, Evil Under the Sun, The Great Muppet Caper, A Little Night Music, Theatre of Blood, On Her Majesty’s Secret ServiceThe Assassination Bureau, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Extensive TV credits include PBS Masterpiece’s “Victoria” (currently as Duchess of Buccleuch), “Game of Thrones” (3 Emmy nominations), “Extras,” “Victoria & Albert” (Emmy nomination), “The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries,” “Rebecca” (Emmy Award), “Screen Two” (Cable Ace Award), “Mother Love” (BAFTA Award), “Bleak House,”  “Diana,” “The Avengers.”  She was named a Commander of the British Empire in 1988 and a Dame of the British Empire in 2004.