Emma Peel Archives

The Avengers: We Salute Diana Rigg’s First Season as Emma Peel
The Avengers, the classic comedy oddball crime caper series, became the classic show fans know and love with the entrance of Diana Rigg as Emma Peel in 1965 It was in her first season, the fifth season of the show, that the show came into focus Patrick Macnee's John Steed finally became the debonair English[...]
The Avengers: Revisiting Cathy Gale, TV’s First Action Heroine
Many people remember The Avengers, the TV series, as a bright, poppy, tongue-in-cheek spy show starring Patrick McNee and Diana Rigg as adventurers John Steed and Emma Peel, but it actually took a while to become that show In fact, the series' evolution was a microcosm of the British pulp adventure show as it became[...]