Food for thought: Dame Diana Rigg

She shares his week in culture...

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The actress will be appearing in the new series of Game of Thrones reprising the role of Lady Olenna Redwyne – also known as the Queen of Thorns – in Season 5, which airs in April. She tells Charlotte Cripps about her week’s reading, watching and listening...

Sunday

I went to see Ruaraidh Murray’s very good one man show Big Sean, Mikey and Me at The Vaults which had been an Edinburgh Festival Fringe sell-out. In the bar, there were four naked accountants who could do your books if you wanted.

Monday

I vote for the Oscars so I get all the DVDs. I watched American Sniper, which is an absolutely amazing and brilliantly directed film.

Tuesday

I read To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron – I love it because it’s like travelling. I generally read before I go to bed and this transports me to Tibet in the most comfortable way possible, from my bed.

Wednesday

I love classical music and listened to Mahler’s Symphony No 4. It’s very dramatic.

Thursday

I watched The Judge, which has some brilliant performances, by Robert Downey Jnr in particular.

Friday

I love Mastermind. It’s touching that people spend so much time learning. I do have quite good general knowledge but I wouldn’t consider going on the show. I also like watching Only Connect.

Saturday

I read Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Stout – it’s a collection of short stories that are interconnected, and beautifully written.

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