store Infinitely Better continues to attract stars from cult TV
programmes and movies to Swindon for in-store signings.
successful visits from Star Trek, Stargate SG-1 and Buffy the Vampire
Slayer stars, Infinitely Better looked back to the 60s for their
most recent event.
Linda Thorson who played Tara King in The Avengers between 1968-69
visited the store on Thursday 19th February.
Linda took over from Diana Rigg as sidekick to Patrick Macnee's
bowler-hatted secret agent John Steed in the cult show.
the series ended over 30 years ago, it is still repeated all over
the world and boasts a large fanbase.
went on to great success in the theatre and also made numerous
television appearances over the years.
genre role came along in 1993 when she played the Cardassian Gul
Ocett in the Star Trek:TNG episode 'The Chase'.
Linda took time out from the signing to chat
to BBC Wiltshire about her time in The Avengers.
can listen to the interview in streaming Real Audio by clicking
the links below.
Linda on the enduring appeal of The Avengers and working with Patrick
the show is still so popular and how the star made her feel at home.
on taking over from Diana Rigg
it daunting to replace a 60s screen icon with her first TV role?
on her favourite episodes
fondest memories and how she felt about the show's demise.
as a Bond girl?
she ever think of following in the footsteps of her Avengers predecessors
and star in a Bond movie?
on becoming an alien
she got the role of Gul Ocett in Star Trek: TNG and why the experience
was not quite a happy one.