McKellen: Playing the Part

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McKellen: Playing the Part

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening

Duration: 

92m

Rating: 

Not Rated

About the Film:

Built around a 14 hour interview, Playing the Part uncovers McKellen's story. From his upbringing living through the war, working through repertory and West End theatre becoming a pioneering stage star, coming out and being a leader in the campaign for equality, to his mainstream film breakouts as Magneto and Gandalf. His work and influence transcends generations, celebrated here in this fully authorised insight.

McKellen: Playing the Part features unprecedented access to private photo albums, a wealth of never-before-seen archive material, including diaries written when he was 12, and unseen behind the scenes of theatre shows and films, alongside his personal thoughts on a life long lived.

McKellen: Playing the Part | Trailer | Live Event in UK Cinemas Sunday 27 May