His Royal Shakespeare Company credits include:
the title role in "King Lear" (2007), Sorin in Chekhov's "The Seagull" (2007), Iago in "Othello" (1989, also filmed for TV as Theatre Night: Othello
(1990)), Andrei in Chekhov's "Three Sisters", "Is There still Honey For Tea", Sir Toby Belch in "Twelfth Night", Kentridge in "A Miserable and Lonely Death" (all 1978), Langevin in...
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
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I looked down from my terrace hanging over the Thames one morning. It was low tide and there, stranded on the pebbles, was a four-legged corpse - hairless, white and bloated. Was it a calf or a sheep or a goat or a dog? I stared at it until the tide rose and washed it away. For 24 hours I was off my food. When I started eating again, I couldn't face meat - fresh or tinned. Overnight I was ...
Rich and flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing.