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Offline Laurie

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RIP Emma Peel
« on: September 10, 2020, 03:45:20 pm »
Diana Rigg has gone at the age of 82.
Seems like yesterday she took over from Honor Blackman.   :weep:
MNRC

Offline ZombieCake

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Re: RIP Emma Peel
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2020, 04:51:24 pm »
A real shame. I thought On Her Majesty's Secret Service was quite a good Bond film, as well as the Avengers.

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Re: RIP Emma Peel
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2020, 05:14:41 pm »
Honor only passed away in April (she was 94). Tara King (Linda Thorson) is still with us, at 73.

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Re: RIP Emma Peel
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2020, 08:36:55 pm »
I saw her face on Channel 4 News and turned the sound up, expecting an interview - then found out it was too late for that - though they did her a good obituary  :(

What a shame - she was one of my favourite women of all time.


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Re: RIP Emma Peel
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2020, 10:37:11 am »
Honor only passed away in April (she was 94). Tara King (Linda Thorson) is still with us, at 73.

So is Joanna Lumley (Purdey) is too at 74

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Re: RIP Emma Peel
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2020, 11:14:40 am »
Saw her once on stage at the Northcott in Abelard and Heloise with Keith Michell. A bit of a sensation at the time as they wore nude body stockings.

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Re: RIP Emma Peel
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2020, 12:01:39 pm »
Here's the review from the New York Times, 1971 (with a few words split awkwardly in the transcription) - rated not very good by their correspondent:

https://www.nytimes.com/1971/03/21/archives/to-heloise-with-love-but-no-passion-to-heloise-with-love.html

There's no mention of nude body stockings, thankfully - what a weird concept. So does the guy's body stocking have some sort of - erm - pocket? I'm unfamiliar with the genre;)

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Re: RIP Emma Peel
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2020, 10:30:43 am »

So is Joanna Lumley (Purdey) is too at 74
But she was a New Avenger...

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Re: RIP Emma Peel
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2020, 12:46:38 am »
One of the most poignant and unexpected film endings. Spoiler Alert - don't click play if you haven't seen the James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service.  (Also had one of the best film scores).




 

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