Ian McKellen

Synopsis/Cast/Creatives

Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen is to celebrate his 8oth birthday by raising funds for theatres, with a new solo show which will play on 80 stages across the UK. The intimate show is a mixture of anecdote and acting, including Tolkien, Shakespeare, others...and you the audience. Ian McKellen says: "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 National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Prospect Theatre, the Actors' Company, as well as with commercial productions. Sean Mathias, the director and I have worked together for stage and screen, many happy times."

Performers Ian McKellen.
Producer Ambassador Theatre Group. Director Sean Mathias.
 

Tour details for Ian McKellen

Between 25th January 2019 and 15th September 2019 this tour will visit 82 venues in Outer London, West End, West End, Inner London, Outer London, Inner London, Inner London, West End, Windsor, West End, Bristol, West End, West End, Inner London, West End, Outer London, Outer London, West End, Ipswich, Outer London, Swansea, Aberystwyth, Newtown, Mold, Bath, Norwich, Folkestone, Chichester, Bury St Edmunds, Northampton, Colchester, Coventry, Norwich, Kings Lynn, Kings Lynn, Oxford, St Helier, Aylesbury, Cheltenham, Cambridge, Wigan, Stockport, Liverpool, Coventry, Blackpool, Bolton, Lancaster, Sheffield, Buxton, Leicester, Sheffield, Wakefield, Manchester, Billingham, Barnsley, Doncaster, Richmond, Hull, York, Birmingham, Nottingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Poole, Lyme Regis, Newbury, Torquay, Brighton, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Belfast, Derry, Ballymena, Newtownabbey, Dundee, Pitlochry, Inverness, Aberdeen, Newcastle upon Tyne, Keswick, Edinburgh, Kirkwall and West End.

Dates for Ian McKellen (One person show) tour


Fri, 25th January 2019 to Sat, 26th January 2019
  The Space Arts Centre, Outer London»

Wed, 30th January 2019
  The Young Vic, West End»

Sun, 3rd February 2019
  Bridge Theatre, Inner London» {1}

Mon, 4th February 2019
  Richmond Theatre, Outer London» {1}

Wed, 6th February 2019
  Above the Stag Theatre, Inner London»

Sun, 10th February 2019
  Hampstead Theatre, Inner London»

Mon, 11th February 2019
  Arts Theatre, West End»

Tue, 12th February 2019 to Wed, 13th February 2019
  Theatre Royal, Windsor» {1}

Sun, 17th February 2019
  Old Vic Theatre, West End»

Tue, 19th February 2019 to Wed, 20th February 2019
  Bristol Old Vic, Bristol» {1}

Thu, 21st February 2019
  Royal Court - Jerwood Theatre, West End» {1}

Sun, 24th February 2019 to Mon, 25th February 2019
  Queen's Theatre, West End»

Fri, 1st March 2019
  Donmar Warehouse, West End»

Mon, 4th March 2019
  Questor's Theatre, Outer London»

Thu, 7th March 2019
  Duke of York's Theatre, West End» {1}

Fri, 8th March 2019 to Sat, 9th March 2019
  New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich»

Wed, 13th March 2019
  Grand Theatre, Swansea»

Thu, 14th March 2019 to Fri, 15th March 2019
  Arts Centre, Aberystwyth» {1}

Mon, 18th March 2019 to Tue, 19th March 2019
  Theatr Clwyd, Mold» {1}

Sun, 24th March 2019
  Theatre Royal, Bath»

Fri, 29th March 2019 to Sat, 30th March 2019
  The Maddermarket, Norwich» {1}

Tue, 2nd April 2019
  Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone» {1}

Fri, 5th April 2019
  Minerva Theatre, Chichester» {1}

Fri, 12th April 2019 to Sat, 13th April 2019
  Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds»

Sun, 14th April 2019
  Royal & Derngate, Northampton»

Wed, 17th April 2019 to Thu, 18th April 2019
  Mercury Theatre, Colchester» {1}

Sat, 20th April 2019
  Belgrade Theatre, Coventry» {1}

Wed, 24th April 2019 to Thu, 25th April 2019
  Playhouse, Norwich»

Sat, 27th April 2019 to Sun, 28th April 2019
  King's Lynn Arts Centre, Kings Lynn»

Sun, 28th April 2019
  Alive Corn Exchange, Kings Lynn» {1}

Tue, 30th April 2019 to Wed, 1st May 2019
  The Playhouse, Oxford»

Fri, 3rd May 2019 to Sat, 4th May 2019
  Jersey Opera House, St Helier»

Mon, 6th May 2019
  Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury» {1}

Tue, 7th May 2019 to Wed, 8th May 2019
  Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham»

Fri, 10th May 2019 to Sat, 11th May 2019
  Arts Theatre, Cambridge»

Mon, 13th May 2019 to Tue, 14th May 2019
  Wigan Little Theatre, Wigan»

Wed, 15th May 2019
  The Forum Theatre, Stockport» {1}

Fri, 17th May 2019 to Sat, 18th May 2019
  Liverpool Playhouse, Liverpool»

Sun, 19th May 2019
  Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry»

Sat, 25th May 2019
  Bolton Town Hall, Bolton» {1}

Tue, 28th May 2019
  The Dukes, Lancaster»

Thu, 30th May 2019
  Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield»

Fri, 31st May 2019
  Buxton Opera House, Buxton»

Sat, 1st June 2019 to Sun, 2nd June 2019
  Curve, Leicester»

Mon, 3rd June 2019
  Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield»

Wed, 5th June 2019 to Thu, 6th June 2019
  Home Theatre (formerly Cornerhouse), Manchester»

Sun, 9th June 2019
  Forum Theatre, Billingham» {1}

Tue, 11th June 2019
  The Civic, Barnsley»

Wed, 12th June 2019
  Cast, Doncaster»

Fri, 14th June 2019
  Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond»

Sun, 16th June 2019
  Hull New Theatre, Hull»

Mon, 17th June 2019
  Grand Opera House, York» {1}

Fri, 21st June 2019 to Sat, 22nd June 2019
  Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham»

Tue, 25th June 2019 to Wed, 26th June 2019
  Playhouse, Nottingham»

Thu, 27th June 2019 to Fri, 28th June 2019
  New Theatre, Cardiff»

Mon, 1st July 2019
  Northcott Theatre, Exeter»

Wed, 3rd July 2019
  Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis»

Fri, 5th July 2019
  The Watermill Theatre, Newbury»

Tue, 9th July 2019
  Princess Theatre, Torquay»

Mon, 15th July 2019 to Thu, 18th July 2019
  Theatre Royal, Brighton» {1}

Thu, 25th July 2019 to Fri, 26th July 2019
  Lyric Theatre, Belfast»

Sat, 27th July 2019
  Waterside Theatre, Derry»

Mon, 29th July 2019
  The Braid, Ballymena»

Wed, 31st July 2019 to Thu, 1st August 2019
  Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey»

Fri, 9th August 2019
  Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee»

Mon, 12th August 2019
  Eden Court Theatre, Inverness»

Wed, 14th August 2019
  Tivoli Theatre, Aberdeen»

Sun, 18th August 2019
  Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne»

Tue, 20th August 2019
  The Theatre By The Lake, Keswick»

Thu, 22nd August 2019 to Sun, 25th August 2019
  Assembly Hall, Edinburgh»

Wed, 28th August 2019
  Orkney Theatre, Kirkwall»

Sun, 15th September 2019
  Olivier (National Theatre), West End»
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