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Photos of Diana Rigg Masterclass


In Febuary Dame Diana Rigg gave actors masterclass talk at The Theatre Royal Haymarket on the history of acting in Britain which was followed up by a Q&A session.

Diana trained at RADA.

Her extensive Film, TV and Theatre credits include,

Theatre: Pygmalion (Garrick Theatre). Hayfever and The Cherry Orchard (Chichester Festival Theatre), Mother Courage, Humble Boy, The Misanthrope, Tom Stoppard’s Jumpers, Phaedra Britannica and The Hollow Crown (National Theatre). Twelfth Night, King Lear & Macbeth (Royal Shakespeare Company). West End credits include All About My Mother (Old Vic), Honour (Wyndhams Theatre), Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly Last Summer (West End & Sheffield Crucible), Phedre & Brittanicus (Albery Theatre), Whose Afraid of Virgina Woolf (Almeida), Medea (Almeida & Broadway, Tony Award for Best Actress & Evening Standard Award for Best Actress), Sondheim’s Follies (Shaftesbury Theatre), Little Eyolf (Lyric Hammersmith), Heartbreak House (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Night & Day (Phoenix Theatre), Pygmalion (Albery Theatre), Abelard & Heloise (Wyndhams & New York).

Television includes: Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Extras, Charles II, Murder In Mind, Victoria & Albert, Mrs Bradley Mysteries, Rebecca (Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress), The American, Unexplained Laughter, Mother Love (BAFTA Award for Best Actress), King Lear, Hedda Gabler and ‘Emma Peel’ in The Avengers.

Film includes: The Painted Veil, Heidi, Parting Shots, In The Beginning, A Good Man In Africa, Evil Under The Sun, A Little Night Music, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, The Hospital.

Diana was made a commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1988 and a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 1994.

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