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At The National Theatre (l to r): P W, B B, Peter Hall, M B, Peter Gill, Ian McKellen, Edward Petherbridge, D H, Richard Eyre

1985

At The National Theatre (l to r): P W, B B, Peter Hall, M B, Peter Gill, Ian McKellen, Edward Petherbridge, D H, Richard Eyre

Photo by Nobby Clark

Cover M Magazine, April 1985

1985

Cover M Magazine, April 1985

With Richard Harris

1985

With Richard Harris

Rehearsal at the Herodus Atticus Theatre in Athens

1985 CORIOLANUS (1984-5)

Rehearsal at the Herodus Atticus Theatre in Athens

Rehearsal at the Herodus Atticus Theatre in Athens

1985 CORIOLANUS (1984-5)

Rehearsal at the Herodus Atticus Theatre in Athens

Rehearsal at the Herodus Atticus Theatre in Athens

1985 CORIOLANUS (1984-5)

Rehearsal at the Herodus Atticus Theatre in Athens

Rehearsal at the Herodus Atticus Theatre in Athens

1985 CORIOLANUS (1984-5)

Rehearsal at the Herodus Atticus Theatre in Athens

Ian McKellen and Peter Hall set up in Athens

1985 CORIOLANUS (1984-5)

Ian McKellen and Peter Hall set up in Athens

Preparing for Athens show

1985 CORIOLANUS (1984-5)

Preparing for Athens show

Plays, February 1985

1985 CORIOLANUS (1984-5)

Plays, February 1985

Athens

1985 CORIOLANUS (1984-5)

Athens

L to R: Eleanor Bron (The Duchess of Malfi), Ian McKellen (Bosola), and Laurence Rudic (Death).

1985 THE DUCHESS OF MALFI

L to R: Eleanor Bron (The Duchess of Malfi), Ian McKellen (Bosola), and Laurence Rudic (Death).

Photo by Jon Vere Brown

Ian McKellen and Judi Dench during production of BBC radio extract from Noel Cowards Private Lives, in celebration of H.M. The Queen Mothers 90th birthday

1985 DEAR AND HONOURED LADY

Ian McKellen and Judi Dench during production of BBC radio extract from Noel Cowards Private Lives, in celebration of H.M. The Queen Mothers 90th birthday

Puff

1985 THE CRITIC

Puff

Simon Dutton, Claire Moore, Peter Needham, Eleanore Bron, Tristram Wymark, Ian McKellen

1985 THE CRITIC

Simon Dutton, Claire Moore, Peter Needham, Eleanore Bron, Tristram Wymark, Ian McKellen

Photo by John Haynes

Mr Puff (Ian McKellen), Mr Sneer (Jonathan Hyde), Mr Dangle (Roy Kinnear)

1985 THE CRITIC

Mr Puff (Ian McKellen), Mr Sneer (Jonathan Hyde), Mr Dangle (Roy Kinnear)

Photo by John Haynes

Mr Sneer (Jonathan Hyde), Mr Puff (Ian McKellen), Justice (Laurence Rudick)

1985 THE CRITIC

Mr Sneer (Jonathan Hyde), Mr Puff (Ian McKellen), Justice (Laurence Rudick)

Mr Puff (Ian McKellen), Mr Sneer (Jonathan Hyde), Mr Dangle (Roy Kinnear)

1985 THE CRITIC

Mr Puff (Ian McKellen), Mr Sneer (Jonathan Hyde), Mr Dangle (Roy Kinnear)

Photo by John Haynes

Mr Puff

1985 THE CRITIC

Mr Puff

Photo by Lee Balterman

1985 THE CRITIC

Sneer (Jonathan Hyde), Dangle (Roy Kinnear), Puff (Ian McKellen), Sir Christopher Hatten (Simon Dutton), Sir Walter Raleigh (Tristram Wymark)

1985 THE CRITIC

Sneer (Jonathan Hyde), Dangle (Roy Kinnear), Puff (Ian McKellen), Sir Christopher Hatten (Simon Dutton), Sir Walter Raleigh (Tristram Wymark)

Photo by John Haynes

Photo essay in The Sunday Times, 15 September 1985

1985 THE CRITIC

Photo essay in The Sunday Times, 15 September 1985

Photo by Ian McKellen

Mr. Puff in THE CRITIC

1985 THE CRITIC

Mr. Puff in THE CRITIC

Photo by John Haynes

Puff

1985 THE CRITIC

Puff

Photo by John Haynes

Inspector Hound

1985 THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND

Inspector Hound

Photo by Donald Cooper

Inspector Hound

1985 THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND

Inspector Hound

Lady Cynthia Muldoon (Eleanor Bron), Inspector Hound (Ian McKellen), Birdboot (Roy Kinnear), Noon (Edward Petherbridge)

1985 THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND

Lady Cynthia Muldoon (Eleanor Bron), Inspector Hound (Ian McKellen), Birdboot (Roy Kinnear), Noon (Edward Petherbridge)

Photo by John Haynes

<I>A Polaroid record of my make-up to check continuity between shots.  This version with Meryl Streep' title ="A Polaroid record of my make-up to check continuity between shots. This version with Meryl Streep's cheeky pill-box hat and purse was not a part of the finished film!
1985
PLENTY " />

1985 PLENTY

A Polaroid record of my make-up to check continuity between shots. This version with Meryl Streep's cheeky pill-box hat and purse was not a part of the finished film!

Make-up test Polaroid

1985 PLENTY

Make-up test Polaroid

Sir Andrew (Ian McKellen, L) bids adieu to Susan Traherne (Meryl Streep) on the steps of the Foreign Ministry

1985 PLENTY

Sir Andrew (Ian McKellen, L) bids adieu to Susan Traherne (Meryl Streep) on the steps of the Foreign Ministry

Photo by Frank Connor

Standing L to R: Simon Dutton, Greg Hicks, Hugh Lloyd, Selina Cadell, Julie Legrand, Jonathan Hyde, Peter Needham, Tristram Wymark.
Sitting L to R: Roy Kinnear, Eleanor Bron, Ian McKellen, Sheila Hancock, Edward Petherbridge, Claire Moore, Laurence Rudic.

1985 THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Standing L to R: Simon Dutton, Greg Hicks, Hugh Lloyd, Selina Cadell, Julie Legrand, Jonathan Hyde, Peter Needham, Tristram Wymark. Sitting L to R: Roy Kinnear, Eleanor Bron, Ian McKellen, Sheila Hancock, Edward Petherbridge, Claire Moore, Laurence Rudic.

The McKellen/Petherbridge Group: Jonathan Hyde, Ian McKellen, Laurance Rudic, Claire Moore, Simon Dutton, Roy Kinnear, Selina Cadell, Greg Hicks, Stephen MacDonald, Hugh Lloyd, Peter Needham, Julie Legrande, Edward Petherbridge, Eleanor Bron, Sheila Hancock, Dikran Tulaine, Tristram Wymark

1985 THE CHERRY ORCHARD

The McKellen/Petherbridge Group: Jonathan Hyde, Ian McKellen, Laurance Rudic, Claire Moore, Simon Dutton, Roy Kinnear, Selina Cadell, Greg Hicks, Stephen MacDonald, Hugh Lloyd, Peter Needham, Julie Legrande, Edward Petherbridge, Eleanor Bron, Sheila Hancock, Dikran Tulaine, Tristram Wymark

Dunyasha (Selina Cadell) and Lopakhin (Ian McKellen)

1985 THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Dunyasha (Selina Cadell) and Lopakhin (Ian McKellen)

Photo by John Haynes

Lopakhin (Ian McKellen), Firs (Hugh Lloyd) and Ranevskaya (Sheila Hancock)

1985 THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Lopakhin (Ian McKellen), Firs (Hugh Lloyd) and Ranevskaya (Sheila Hancock)

Photo by Douglas Jeffrey

1985 ZINA

On the deck in London

1986

On the deck in London

Photo by Terry O'Neill for 'New York'

I feel a right tit

1986

I feel a right tit

Photo by Annie Liebovitz

With Richard Baker and Dadie Rylands

1986 Strange Eventful History

With Richard Baker and Dadie Rylands

The Grand High Witch

1986 THE WITCHES

The Grand High Witch

Ian McKellen and Kathryn Walker, curtain call at the Ahmanson, Los Angeles pre-Broadway run

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

Ian McKellen and Kathryn Walker, curtain call at the Ahmanson, Los Angeles pre-Broadway run

Platanov

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

Platanov

Photo by Frederick Ohringer

Publicity still

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

Publicity still

With Kathryn Walker

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

With Kathryn Walker

Photo by Craig Schwartz / Craig Thompson

With Kathryn Walker

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

With Kathryn Walker

Franklin Cover, Frank Maraden, Ian McKellen

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

Franklin Cover, Frank Maraden, Ian McKellen

Photo by Frederick Ohringer

With Kim Cattrall

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

With Kim Cattrall

Photo by Frederick Ohringer

With Kate Burton

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

With Kate Burton

Photo by Frederick Ohringer

Franklin Cover, Kim Cattrall, Ian McKellen, Jonathan Moore

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

Franklin Cover, Kim Cattrall, Ian McKellen, Jonathan Moore

Photo by Frederick Ohringer

Ian McKellen as the actress who had the distinction of turning down young Anton Chekhovs first rambling play about Platonov, which he sent her.  This eventually became <I>Wild Honey</I>, once Michael Frayn got adapting, based on the draft found posthumously by Antons brother. The original was destroyed by Chekhov when the actress sent it back.<br><br>
Kathryn Walker (as young Anton); Kim Cattrall (as young Anton - I think); J Smith-Cameron, William Duff-Griffin as a cleaner??<br><br>
All at a drag party at Kim Cattralls Brentwood home.

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

Ian McKellen as the actress who had the distinction of turning down young Anton Chekhovs first rambling play about Platonov, which he sent her. This eventually became Wild Honey, once Michael Frayn got adapting, based on the draft found posthumously by Antons brother. The original was destroyed by Chekhov when the actress sent it back.

Kathryn Walker (as young Anton); Kim Cattrall (as young Anton - I think); J Smith-Cameron, William Duff-Griffin as a cleaner??

All at a drag party at Kim Cattralls Brentwood home.

Publicity photo taken in Central Park, New York

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

Publicity photo taken in Central Park, New York

Platonov (Ian McKellen) and his wife (Kate Burton)

1986 WILD HONEY (Broadway)

Platonov (Ian McKellen) and his wife (Kate Burton)

Photo by Frederic Ohringer

With Michael Feinstein, Boston

1987

With Michael Feinstein, Boston

With Michael Feinstein in Boston

1987

With Michael Feinstein in Boston

Los Angeles

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (US 1987)

Los Angeles

Photo by Anthony Fabian

Los Angeles

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (US 1987)

Los Angeles

Photo by Anthony Fabian

Holding the bucket after a performance of Acting Shakespeare during the London Playhouse run

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (London 1987)

Holding the bucket after a performance of Acting Shakespeare during the London Playhouse run

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (London 1987)

Holding the collection bucket after a performance

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (London 1987)

Holding the collection bucket after a performance

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (London 1987)

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (London 1987)

Scene from Henry V with volunteers on stage

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (London 1987)

Scene from Henry V with volunteers on stage

Taking a bow after scene from Henry V with volunteers on stage

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (London 1987)

Taking a bow after scene from Henry V with volunteers on stage

1987 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (London 1987)

John Hurt and Ian McKellen

1987 SCANDAL

John Hurt and Ian McKellen

Photo by Trevor Leighton

With Michael Cashman on 20,000-strong March in Manchester, protesting Section 28, which banned the promotion of homsexuality in state-funded UK schools.

1988

With Michael Cashman on 20,000-strong March in Manchester, protesting Section 28, which banned the promotion of homsexuality in state-funded UK schools.

Protest against Section 28, Manchester, 20 February

1988

Protest against Section 28, Manchester, 20 February

20 February 1988<br>Manchester Protest against Section 28

1988

20 February 1988
Manchester Protest against Section 28

Gay Times, April 1988

1988

Gay Times, April 1988

25 January 1988<br>The Arts Lobby

1988

25 January 1988
The Arts Lobby

25 January 1988<br>The Arts Lobby<br>Melvyn Bragg, Michael Cashman, Ian McKellen, Eleanor Bron, Terry Jones, Sheila Hancock, Lenny Henry and others outside The Playhouse

1988

25 January 1988
The Arts Lobby
Melvyn Bragg, Michael Cashman, Ian McKellen, Eleanor Bron, Terry Jones, Sheila Hancock, Lenny Henry and others outside The Playhouse

Photo by Keith Dobney

Addressing Manchester Protest of Section 28

1988

Addressing Manchester Protest of Section 28

Manchester Protest of Section 28

1988

Manchester Protest of Section 28

Photo by Charlie Baker

Stage: Ned Sherrin proves hes no wet as he makes a stand against Clause 28 (Ian McKellen in bg)

1988

Stage: Ned Sherrin proves hes no wet as he makes a stand against Clause 28 (Ian McKellen in bg)

Photo by Colin Bourner

At Manchester Rights Rally

1988

At Manchester Rights Rally

Photo by Charlie Baker

18 December 1988<br>Ian McKellen, David Kernan, Ned Sherrin, Keith Waterhouse, Judi Dench, Alan Bates, and Michael Williams at The Playhouse in support of Crusaid

1988

18 December 1988
Ian McKellen, David Kernan, Ned Sherrin, Keith Waterhouse, Judi Dench, Alan Bates, and Michael Williams at The Playhouse in support of Crusaid

Photo by Caz Gorham

The Arts Lobby, formed to fight Section 28

1988

The Arts Lobby, formed to fight Section 28

With sister Jean Jones

1988 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (UK 1988)

With sister Jean Jones

Photo by James Slack

1988 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (UK 1988)

Photo by James Slack

1988 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (UK 1988)

Photo by James Slack

1988 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (UK 1988)

Photo by James Slack

5 June 1988<br>Uncle Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Max (Hugh Quarshie) in a scene from Martin Shermans Bent for Before the Act gala to protest Section 28

1988 Before the Act

5 June 1988
Uncle Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Max (Hugh Quarshie) in a scene from Martin Shermans Bent for Before the Act gala to protest Section 28

Photo by Bill Short

With Jane Asher (Corrina) and Michael Simkins (Mervyn)

1988 HENCEFORWARD…

With Jane Asher (Corrina) and Michael Simkins (Mervyn)

Photo by John Haynes

With Serena Evans (Zoe)

1988 HENCEFORWARD…

With Serena Evans (Zoe)

Photo by John Haynes

Jerome

1988 HENCEFORWARD…

Jerome

Photo by John Haynes

With Serena Evans (Zoe)

1988 HENCEFORWARD…

With Serena Evans (Zoe)

Photo by John Haynes

With Jane Asher (Corinna)

1988 HENCEFORWARD…

With Jane Asher (Corinna)

Photo by John Haynes

Joanne Whalley-Kilmer as Christine Keeler with Ian McKellen as her lover John Profumo

1988 SCANDAL

Joanne Whalley-Kilmer as Christine Keeler with Ian McKellen as her lover John Profumo

Ian McKellen as John Profumo and Joanne Whalley-Kilmer as Christine Keeler

1988 SCANDAL

Ian McKellen as John Profumo and Joanne Whalley-Kilmer as Christine Keeler

Photo by Tom Collins

With the actor Gorden Kaye on the uncovered remains of the Rose Theatre, Bankside, London, where Shakespeare first worked.

1989

With the actor Gorden Kaye on the uncovered remains of the Rose Theatre, Bankside, London, where Shakespeare first worked.

1989

Photo by Tim Richmond

As John Profumo

1989 SCANDAL

As John Profumo

Founder members of Stonewall, Micahel Cashman and Ian McKellen, in the Adelphi performance of Bent.

1989 BENT (1989)

Founder members of Stonewall, Micahel Cashman and Ian McKellen, in the Adelphi performance of Bent.

Photo by Gordon Rainsford

Ian McKellen and Michael Cashman

1989 BENT (1989)

Ian McKellen and Michael Cashman

Ian McKellen and Michael Cashan

1989 BENT (1989)

Ian McKellen and Michael Cashan

Photo by Douglas Jeffery

With Imogen Stubbs

1989 OTHELLO

With Imogen Stubbs

With Willard White

1989 OTHELLO

With Willard White

Iago (Having Fun)

1989 OTHELLO

Iago (Having Fun)

Photo by Emma Williams

Iago with Imogen Stubbs (Desdemonia)

1989 OTHELLO

Iago with Imogen Stubbs (Desdemonia)

Photo by Emma Williams

With Willard White (Othello)

1989 OTHELLO

With Willard White (Othello)

Photo by Emma Williams

1989 OTHELLO

Photo by Emma Williams

Emilia (Zoë Wanamaker) and Iago (Ian McKellen)

1989 OTHELLO

Emilia (Zoë Wanamaker) and Iago (Ian McKellen)

Emilia (Zoë Wanamaker) and Iago (Ian McKellen)

1989 OTHELLO

Emilia (Zoë Wanamaker) and Iago (Ian McKellen)

Photo by Emma Williams

Director Trevor Nunn and Ian McKellen (Iago)

1989 OTHELLO

Director Trevor Nunn and Ian McKellen (Iago)

Ian McKellen as Hitler (Polaroid test shot)

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

Ian McKellen as Hitler (Polaroid test shot)

Ian McKellen as Hitler

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

Ian McKellen as Hitler

Ian McKellen as Hitler

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

Ian McKellen as Hitler

Ian McKellen as Hitler

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

Ian McKellen as Hitler

Photo by Michael Woods

Director Patrick Lau and his cast, including Ian McKellen as Hitler

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

Director Patrick Lau and his cast, including Ian McKellen as Hitler

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

In between takes, Hitler (Ian McKellen) reads the British newspapers

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

In between takes, Hitler (Ian McKellen) reads the British newspapers

Between takes

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

Between takes

McKellen as Hitler

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

McKellen as Hitler

Ian McKellen as Hitler

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

Ian McKellen as Hitler

Photo by Michael Woods

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