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Ian McKellen

As Mark Shenton rightly observes in his column this week, Ian McKellen’s 80-stop tour of the UK is a “major statement of intent” for...

Ian McKellen, who has recently completed a West End run in the titanic role of King Lear and is approaching his 80th birthday, isn’t...

Ian McKellen has announced plans to raise money for 80 theatres across the UK as part of an ambitious nine-month solo tour in celebration...

Alan Bennion’s finest performance came late in his career in Martin Lynch’s Pictures of Tomorrow when he played a partially paralysed Spanish Civil War...

Ian McKellen gave an impromptu ‘Audience with…’ event at the weekend, after an injury forced him to pull out of performing the title role...

There’s certainly something poetic about Ian McKellen playing King Lear in the West End. Age 79, he’s joining a small circle of great actors...

Intimacy and intensity sold audiences and critics on Ian McKellen’s King Lear in Chichester last year. Jonathan Munby’s regal production was squished into a...

Spamilton – Menier Chocolate Factory, London The Menier Chocolate Factory presents the UK premiere of Gerard Alessandrini’s Spamilton, a spoof of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical phenomenon. You...

The West End, similar to Broadway, thrives on a bit of star power. As Matt Wolf recently noted in the New York Times: "Suddenly,...
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