An exclusive gala performance of Ian McKellen’s one-man show has been announced, with tickets now available through LondonTheatre.co.uk. The event will take place on 3rd October at the Harold Pinter Theatre, where McKellen’s show – which is titled Shakespeare, Tolkien, Others and You - will take up residency following his UK tour. All ticket holders to the performance will receive a programme and a drink, while a limited number of tickets including a drink and a programme signed by McKellen are available for £185. Tickets are available now.
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To celebrate his 80th Birthday, Sir Ian McKellen is bringing his one-man show, Shakespeare, Tolkien, Others and You to the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre following on an extensive tour of London and the UK visiting venues far and wide that have had a part to play in the actor's legendary career.
Taking to the stage with stories and anecdotes from his illustrious career both on stage and screen, McKellen performs reprises extracts from his most-renowned performances, which include Shakespeare's Lear and Tolkien's Gandalf from Lord of the Rings, while engaging with audience members to help craft the show.
Ian McKellen on Stage will be at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 20th September 2019 to 5th January 2020. Tickets are now on sale.
Beginning his tour at his local arts venue The Space, McKellen will be taking the show across London to theatres including the Young Vic, Old Vic, Royal Court, Donmar Warehouse, Questor's Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East. He will also be performing at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, where he has appeared many times throughout his career, and The Albert Halls in his hometown of Bolton. It culminates with a gala performance in the Olivier at the National Theatre on 15th September 2019.
Ian McKellen's career began in the 1960s when he made his professional debut at the Belgrade Theatre in Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons. His career went from strength to strength as he joined Laurence Olivier's National Theatre company at the Old Vic, with regular performances with the RSC and West End. Recent West End appearances include King Lear at the Duke of York's Theatre, Waiting for Godot at the Haymarket and No Man's Land at Wyndham's, both opposite long-time collaborator and friend Patrick Stewart.
Exclusive gala performance
An exclusive gala performance of Ian McKellen's one-man show has been announced to take place at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 3rd October. Ticket holders will receive a drink and a programme, with top price ticket holders (priced at £185) will receive their programme signed by Ian McKellen. Tickets for the gala performance are available now.
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Ian McKellen is set to bring his one-man show to the West End next year following a UK tour celebrating his 80th birthday this year. Titled Shakespeare, Tolkien, Others and You, McKellen will bring the show to the Harold Pinter Theatre from 20th September 2019 to 5th January 2020. Tickets are on sale now, using the module on the right-hand-side (desktop) or at the bottom of this article (mobile).
Stage legend Ian McKellen is set to bring his brilliant one-man show, titled Shakespeare, Tolkien, Others and You, to the West End for a limited run of performances at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Having toured the show to venues all across the country in celebration of his 80th birthday, this theatre treat is set to be one of the most sought-after tickets in the West End. Make sure you know what the show is about, who McKellen is bringing the show to London, and how you can buy tickets for the West End run right here. What is the show?