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mousemeat
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MasterMind wrote:
QuiteQuiteFantastic wrote:
MasterMind wrote:
I dunno. I think it's kinda disrespectful to suggest that she was being disingenuous or even untruthful about something like that, especially since she was, you know, actually there....


And, if I had done that, you would be absolutely correct. As a matter of record, I didn't. Let's not look for offense where there is none.

Michael


Um, you said--and I quote--that she was "misremembering," that she was "probably on a set with a mocked-up car," which is not what Diana Rigg said actually happened. I fail to see how it's not disrespectful to insinuate that she was making stuff up when she said quite plainly that she herself drove the car, and when you can actually see in the actual film that she's actually driving the car.

Women can drive, too, you know. Often quite well. And we even remember having done it, surprisingly enough.



Yup, my wife drives....sheesh....all too well.....arghhhh LOL
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Again, like last Drama Desk Awards, Diana Rigg has not received the Tony Award, and Winner in category "Best Featured Actress in a Musical" is Lindsay Mendez (musical Carousel).

Full list of Winners is here:

https://www.vogue.com/article/tony-awards-2018-winners-list
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

For being Emma Peel, and everything achieved, Diana deserves a very special day tomorrow.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

80 years young, it's hard to believe! Happy birthday to the great Dame Diana Rigg.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This day has come - Diana Rigg has turned 80 years old. My best wishes to Diana, the fulfillment of the planned and memorable event today.

Diana Rigg on stage in 2018:



Quite wonderful and young for her age. Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Happy 80th birthday Diana! I'm really hoping her performance in My fair lady transfers to the West End at some point. I've never seen her act on the stage before, and this sounds a terrific production.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

In honor of Dame Diana's 80th, and of her utter badassery, two Emma Peel videos I made:

Rush, "Red Barchetta": https://vimeo.com/274303395

Katy Perry, "Roar": https://vimeo.com/200283230
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:
This day has come - Diana Rigg has turned 80 years old. My best wishes to Diana, the fulfillment of the planned and memorable event today.

Diana Rigg on stage in 2018:



Quite wonderful and young for her age. Smile


amen ! happy 80th Dame Diana.....
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Still making the papers after all these years.

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/the-avengers-actor-diana-rigg-has-always-been-forthright-onstage-and-off/news-story/3f2e7317925d22f8819bc0b3052067e0
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