A moment for the TV history books: Dame Diana Rigg, Emma Peel from better known as The Avengers,Doctor Who makes their respects. They will play in a series of science-fiction series together with her daughter.
In a way, Diana Rigg has been involved in the past on "Doctor Who". The success of her in her role as Emma Peel in "The Avengers The Avengers" ("The Avengers") enjoyed in the '60s led the former producer of "Doctor Who" now also in a rather independent, confident women as to set Companions.
In particular, the casting of Elizabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith is a journalist as a direct response to the model, which Diana Rigg had placed in her role as Emma Peel legendary series.
It is therefore only fitting that the actress, now even in "Doctor Who" occurs. As the BBC has officially confirmed on Monday, Diana Rigg will take a guest role in an episode of the science-fiction series. It is supported by her daughter, Rachael Stirling ("Salmon Fishing in the Yemen", "Snow White and the Huntsman") accompanied.
Details about the roles of the two are not known, only so much that they will play in front of the camera mother and daughter.
The script of the episode comes from Mark Gatiss ("Sherlock"), directed by Saul Metzstein. The broadcast is scheduled for next year.
In addition to her role as Emma Peel Diana Rigg is also known as James Bond's wife in "Her Majesty's Secret Service" - but only briefly. She has been in movies such as "Julius Caesar", "The Great Muppet-Crime" and "The Painted Veil" for playing. These wheels come in many British TV productions. Her first love is still in the stage where they can be seen regularly.