Speaking about the subsequent reviews, she said one particularly acerbic critic called John Simon was scathing about her body.
Heloise read Greek, Latin, and Hebrew.
Diana Rigg unfortunately passed away on the 10th of September this year.
She also starred in the 1997 adaptation of Rebecca, which won her an Emmy Award.
But Dame Diana Rigg has revealed how her notorious nude scene in 1971 play Abelard and Heloise was lambasted by one theatre critic who chided her on the size of her breasts.
Towards the end of her career, she kept acting in important work like Game of Thrones where she played Olenna Tyrell.