Info / 28-02-2019

Diana Rigg receives the Variety Award

Global entertainment media brand Variety and the Cannes International Series Festival CANNESERIES will present the second Variety Icon Award for CANNESERIES  to the great actress Dame Diana Rigg. 


The Variety Icon Award

The Variety Icon Award for CANNESERIES recognizes outstanding achievement in acting— this year's award will be given to a star whose powerful performances have elicited praise from both critics and fans alike, whether in film, television or stage.


Dame Diana Rigg

Dame Diana Rigg is a legendary actor who has given us classic television characters ranging from Emma Peel, the reckless and ingenious spy on The Avengers, to the implacable Olenna Tyrell on Game Of Thrones, to a wise conservative lady on Victoria.

“I am deeply honoured to be receiving the award and delighted that the world-wide cultural power of Television is being recognised,” says Dame Diana Rigg


Dame Diana Rigg at CANNESERIES

The award will be presented to Dame Diana Rigg on April 5 during the Festival Opening Ceremony and she will hold a special masterclass on April 6th for the general public.

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