20 Pictures of Diana Rigg as the Deadly, Adorable Emma Peel

Less than a month ago, we gave the classic UK spy-action TV series The Avengers a mention because one of its stars, Patrick Macnee, who played John Steed, died aged 93 in his California home. A happier reason, this time around, to indulge our Mrs. Peel fetish — today (July 20) is Diana Rigg’s birthday. […]

Watch Patrick Macnee and Diana Rigg in the Coolest Opening Title Sequence Ever

Actor Patrick Macnee, who played John Steed on The Avengers from 1961 to 1969, died on Thursday at his home in Rancho Mirage, California. Steed, as the distinguished bowler-hatted, brolly-toting crime-fighter and spy, went on all sorts of dangerous adventures, accompanied by a series of lovely assistants. The vintage Avengers featured Steed’s most popular assistant, […]