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Ian McKellen’s tour and Martin Crimp: the best theatre of January 2019

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Ian McKellen on stage

Ian McKellen on stage


Ian McKellen on Stage, London and national tour, 25th January to 15th September

Ian McKellen, below, marks his 80th birthday with a tour of 80 theatres throughout Britain, raising money as he goes for the disadvantaged, as well as for new theatre facilities. It’s an incredible undertaking, like Ken Dodd on tour, with dates in the amateur theatres, and a special birthday performance on 25th May in his home town of Bolton, where his father was borough engineer. He starts in…

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