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  1. Sir Ian McKellen has admitted that he considered turning down his knighthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Evesham Journal

    But speaking to the Daily Mail's Weekend magazine, the 75-year-old disclosed he had considered turning down the title. "It's a very strange system isn't it? Actors are more likely to get them than fire chiefs or people who have spent their lives doing charity work, which is a bit unfair, isn't it?" He continued: "I was in two minds about it, I liked being Mr McKellen.

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  2. 'Mr. Holmes' Lawsuit: Arthur Conan Doyle Estate Sues Bill Condon & DistributorsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Deadline

    ... from the director and distributors plus Penguin Random House and author Mitch Cullen but they want the Sir Ian McKellen starring movie stopped in its tracks with an injunction before it comes out in the UK next month and on this side of the pond on ...

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  3. Geoff Hoyle's Lear's Shadow Extends at The MarshRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Marsh has announced award-winning actor/playwright Geoff Hoyle 's newest solo show Lear's Shadow will extend, with continuing performances through June 27. It may be business-as-usual when great tragedians such as Laurence Olivier , Sir Ian McKellen , and Paul Scofield perform in King Lear, but this time a great clown tackles Shakespeare's masterpiece. Audiences experience King Lear like never before as the Jester , recently unemployed, tells his side to Shakespeare's most tragic, cosmic, and human of stories in this poignant solo performance.

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  4. Hat-trick of golds at Chelsea Flower ShowRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Stratford Herald

    ... Despite the weather being "appalling", Heather said it was a real thrill to be at Chelsea, where actor Sir Ian McKellen visited her stand and she also had her photo taken with comedian, Bill Bailey. Compton Verney House also won a gold with a new ...

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  5. Hollywood stars join Red Nose Day driveRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... was "to raise enough money to rub this in England's stuck-up face." Accordingly, Simon Cowell, Naomi Campbell, Ian McKellen and Mirren were all seen toiling backstage, ostensibly performing technical or menial tasks such as serving beverages or in ...

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  6. Clarke Sings Reggae In Game Of Thrones MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    ... Simon Cowell in the director's chair, Orlando Bloom at the sound board, Naomi Campbell operating a camera, Sir Ian McKellen working the autocue, Cumberbatch struggling with cue cards and Dame Helen making tea. Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne was left ...

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  7. Backstage Brits have nose for funRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Guardian-series.co.uk

    ... Simon Cowell in the director's chair, Orlando Bloom at the sound board, Naomi Campbell operating a camera, Sir Ian McKellen working the teleprompter, Cumberbatch struggling with cue cards and Dame Helen making tea. Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne was ...

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  8. Helen Mirren makes tea, Robert Pattinson as a valet car attendant?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ilkley Gazette

    ... Simon Cowell in the director's chair, Orlando Bloom at the sound board, Naomi Campbell operating a camera, Sir Ian McKellen working the teleprompter, Cumberbatch struggling with cue cards and Dame Helen making tea. Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne was ...

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  9. Hollywood stars out en masse for first U.S. Red Nose Day eventRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... was "to raise enough money to rub this in England's stuck-up face." Accordingly, Simon Cowell, Naomi Campbell, Ian McKellen and Mirren were all seen toiling backstage, ostensibly performing technical or menial tasks such as serving beverages or in ...

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  10. Celebs have fun for Red Nose DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    ... Simon Cowell in the director's chair, Orlando Bloom at the sound board, Naomi Campbell operating a camera, Sir Ian McKellen working the teleprompter, Cumberbatch struggling with cue cards and Dame Helen making tea. Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne was ...

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  11. News Round-Up: Mother jailed for child neglect, a politician...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    UP: Mother jailed for child neglect, a politician withdraws school left-wing bias claims, tributes paid to former council chairman and Sir Ian McKellen drops by a Hagley school A DUDLEY mother broke down in the dock as she was jailed for keeping her two children in filthy conditions. The 25-year-old's home had no electricity supply, little or no food and broken glass was strewn across a bedroom floor.

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  12. Movie review: StardustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Examiner.com

    ... he must retrieve a fallen star which has taken human form. But he isn't the only one looking for the star. Ian McKellen (Narrator), Robert De Niro (Capt. Shakespeare), David Kelly (Guard), Kate Magowan (Slave Girl / Una), Charlie Cox (Tristan), ...

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  13. Gwyneth Paltrow gets left hanging as her dramatic entrance on Red...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... of the most entertaining unexpected acts of the entire special Gwyneth started to read on the prompter: 'Sir Ian McKellen is the greatest actor of all time and may be the greatest human ever.' Was that very obvious: After delivering her speech, ...

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  14. Swindon gardeners blooming at Chelsea Flower ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Swindon Advertiser

    SUCCESS blossomed for two gardening enthusiasts this week who scooped top trophies at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show - with one receiving special praise from Gandalf himself, Sir Ian McKellen. The duo overcame weeded out the competition to win gold medals at the Oscars of the gardening world in the grounds of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea.

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  15. Ian McKellen's Sherlock wrestles with his demons in 'Mr. Holmes' trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Examiner.com

    Roadside Attractions, one of the smartest indie units in the business, have released the first full trailer for Oscar-winning filmmaker Bill Condon 's latest drama "Mr. Holmes." is based on the novel "A Slight Trick" by Mitch Cullin and re-imagines legendary literary sleuth Sherlock Holmes as a real-life individual whose adventures were turned into best-selling novels by his best friend Dr. John Watson.

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  16. Sir Tim Rice Talks New Songs For Beauty & the Beast Live Action RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... inner Audra McDonald , recognizable stage and screen star Timothy Spall and iconic stage and screen notable Sir Ian McKellen .

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  17. Sir Ian McKellen visits a Hagley school to discuss LGBT rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    ... as well as the head boy and head girl, for an informal chat. LEGENDARY actor and human rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen gave students at a Hagley school an afternoon they will never forget with his recent visit. The Shakespearian actor, most well ...

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  18. Star of stage and screen talks to pupils about challenges he facedRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | News Guardian

    One of the biggest names from stage and screen talked to students about his life and the challenges he faced. Sir Ian McKellen - star of Lord of the Rings and X-Men , among other things - spoke movingly to students and staff at Whitley Bay High School on Thursday, May 14. Representing the Gay Rights charity Stonewall, Sir Ian talked about how he became involved in gay rights in the late 80s and has since campaigned to help achieve many of the key rights which make Great Britain one of the 'freest and most liberal countries in the world with regard to equality'.

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  19. Sir Ian McKellen brings Gandalf back to inspire New Cross studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | This is Local London

    Sir Ian gave an assembly to pupils from Year 7-10, as well as meeting student leaders and touring classes. He talked about how difficult it was in the 1950s realising he was gay and praised the school for its stance on homophobic bullying.

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  20. Vanessa Kirby in Talks to Join the Audience-Based TV Series the CrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... FOX and Matthew Byam Shaw . Kirby will soon appear in the BBC drama THE DRESSER, opposite Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen. Among her other upcoming film projects are GENIUS, EVEREST, KILL COMMAND and ME BEFORE YOU. She recently starred on the big ...

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