Ian McKellen is set to embark on a mammoth 80 venue tour across the country, taking in a number of different theatres in London, as he marks his 80th birthday. Beginning in January 2019, the actor will tour small and large venues across London and Britain, with an intimate show about his life on stage with a mixture of anecdotes and acting from Shakespeare to Tolkien and more. The profits from each performance will benefit that specific theatre.
Shakespeare, Tolkien, Others & You, The Park Theatre
Guiding audiences through some of the most exciting pages and stages of the last fifty years, Shakespeare, Tolkien, Others & You will offer a rare chance to see the multi-award winning and twice Oscar nominated actor perform in the intimate surroundings of Park Theatre. The production will be accompanied by a never before seen exhibition of iconic posters, paintings and photographs from Sir Ian's plays and films, with a number of pieces for sale.
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Over nine special performances from one of the world's finest actors, Sir Ian will reprise some of his renowned performances, from Gandalf to Macbeth. Audiences will have opportunities to ask questions and participate in the performance, as well as hearing Sir Ian discuss his work with other notable actors and directors. An intimate and unforgettable evening with one of the world’s finest actors.
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Multi-award winning star of stage and screen Sir Ian McKellen is returning to the London stage for a special limited engagement at the Park Theatre. The one-man show under the title of Shakespeare, Tolkien, Others & You promises to be a unique and intimate opportunity to experience one of Britain's greatest actors up close and personal and will run for nine performances from 3 to 9 July 2017.