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june 2018

07jun7:00 pmIan McKellen: Playing The Part at The Electric PalaceMcKellen’s life story proves to be his greatest role of all


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A feature length documentary on the life and work of Sir Ian McKellen.

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.

Featuring 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 this is a fascinating insight into a legendary British icon.

The film also features dramatic recreations starring Luke Evans,  Frances Barber, Adam Brown, Scott Chambers, Milo Parker and Edward Petherbridge.

Run time: 96mins

Date: Thursday 7th June

Time: Starts 7.00pm

Ticket Price: £4.50 in adv & on door.

Tickets available from Bridport Tourist Information Centre, Bridport Town Hall, South Street DT6 3LF. Tel: 01308 424901


(Thursday) 7:00 pm


The Electric Palace

35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NY


Box Office01308 424901 Bridport Tourist Information, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3LF

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