Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg, DBE is an English actress. She is known for the role of Emma Peel in the TV series The Avengers, which she appeared in from 1965 to 1968. She has also had an extensive career in the theatre, including playing the title role in Medea, both in London and New York. For this role, she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. Considered a sex symbol she was made a CBE in 1988 and a Dame in 1994... (wikipedia)
I hope there's a tinge of disgrace about me. Hopefully, there's one good scandal left in me yet.
Maybe at this stage in my career, it's from that younger generation that I have most to learn.
Yes, well, you are quite camp, so I guess that he could see the point of you.
They do say that the profession gets increasingly difficult, but my career seems to have been inside out. I'm playing the biggest parts now that I'm older. That's probably right, because I wasn't ready for them before.
I made a bit of a stink. At the time, it was considered very bad form.