After gaining small-screen fame as Emma Peel on "The Avengers," Diana Rigg returned to TV in a variety of original dramas and plays. This five-disc collection includes the anthology series "Three Piece Suite" (1977), featuring six three-part episodes; a "BBC Play of the Month" staging of Ibsen's "Little Eyolf" (1982), with Anthony Hopkins and Peggy Ashcroft; an adaptation of Alice Thomas Ellis' "Unexplained Laughter" (1989) for "Play on One"; "Screen Two's" controversial satire "Genghis Cohn" (1993), co-starring Antony Sher and Daniel Craig; and Rigg's acclaimed turn as 1920s London socialite-turned-sleuth Mrs. Adela Bradley in the five-episode 1998-2000 series "The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries," with Peter Davison and Neil Dudgeon. 13 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); bonus footage; interview.
BBC brings to DVD a collection of classic performances by BAFTA and Emmy-winner Dame Diana Rigg! Best known as Emma Peel from THE AVENGERS, Diana Rigg went from sexy starlet and Bond girl to a full career as an award winning actress in theater, television and film. DIANA RIGG AT THE BBC includes her best television performances at the BBC, including her role as feisty Ms. Adela Bradley in the Mrs. Bradley Mysteries, the comedy series Three Piece Suite, and assorted other televised plays. This is a collection that must not be missed!