IAN McKELLEN ON STAGE

  • Show Information

A message from Ian McKellen:

I’m celebrating my 80th birthday by touring a new solo show to theatres I know well and a few that I don’t. The show starts with Gandalf and will probably end with an invitation to act with me on stage. In-between there will be anecdotes and acting. I open at my local arts centre in January and end up by August in Orkney.

Live theatre has always been thrilling to me, as an actor and in the audience. Growing up in Lancashire, I was grateful to those companies who toured beyond London and I’ve always enjoyed repaying that debt by touring up and down the country myself, with the RSC, the National Theatre, Prospect Theatre, the Actors’ Company, as well as with commercial productions.

I was last at the Northcott as Marlowe’s Edward II in 1969 so this return with my new one man show 50 years on is an appropriate part of my tour celebrating my 80th birthday. I’m pleased that all profits will support young and emerging artists from Exeter and thereabouts. See you there, I hope!

You may also like:

Treasure Island Live Stream until 30 January
Treasure Island Online
Mon 11 Jan 2021 - Sat 30 Jan 2021
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Online
Take a look Book tickets
Kevin and Joanne Clifton looking their Dancing Best!
An Evening With Kevin & Joanne Clifton
Sun 07 Feb 2021
Northcott Theatre
Take a look Book tickets
Simon & Garfunkel through the years in Concert
Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years
Fri 12 Feb 2021 - Fri 16 Jul 2021
Northcott Theatre
Take a look Book tickets