Diana Rigg

LCT debut in Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady. Broadway: Medea (Tony Award), The Misanthrope (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Abelard and Heloise (Tony nom.). Off-Broadway: Britannicus and Phaedra (BAM). National tour: Colette, King Lear. London theaters includes 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: Macbeth, Phaedra, 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; and RSC: Twelfth Night, King Lear. Film: Breathe, The Honourable Rebel, The Hospital, 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 Service, The Assassination Bureau, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Extensive TV credits include PBS Masterpiece’s “Victoria” (currently), “Game of Thrones” (three Emmy noms.), “Extras,” “Victoria & Albert” (Emmy nom.), “The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries,” “Rebecca” (Emmy Award), “Screen Two” (Cable Ace Award), “Mother Love” (BAFTA Award), “Bleak House,” “Diana,” “The Avengers.” Author: “No Turn Unstoned,” “So to the Land.” Owns a chateau in France and is a dry-fly fisherwoman who has caught a 24.5-pound salmon, which she considers her greatest achievement to date. Chancellor of Stirling University (1997–2007). Named a Commander of the British Empire in 1988 and a Dame of the British Empire in 1994.

LCT Blog Posts

  • Rigg's Gig: Dame Diana On Her Time In MY FAIR LADY

    Rigg's Gig: Dame Diana On Her Time In MY FAIR LADY

    During her long, illustrious career in theater, film, and television, Dame Diana Rigg has been part of casts including everyone from Charles Laughton to Daniel Radcliffe.