Shakespeare's Plays with Ian McKellen

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TWELFTH NIGHT Extract (1952)
William Shakespeare
13 March 1952
Hopefield Miniature Theatre
ROLE: Malvolio


OTHELLO (1955)
William Shakespeare
21 March 1955
Bolton School
ROLE: Montano


HENRY IV PART 2 (1956)
William Shakespeare
19 March 1956
Bolton School
DIRECTOR: Frank Greene
ROLE: Prince Hal


HENRY V (1957)
William Shakespeare
25 March 1957
Bolton School
DIRECTOR: Frank Greene
ROLE: King Henry V


TWELFTH NIGHT (1958)
William Shakespeare
12 May 1958
Bolton Little Theatre
DIRECTOR: George Sawtell
ROLE: Sebastian


MACBETH, ACT V (1958)
William Shakespeare
01 June 1958
Bolton Middle School
DIRECTOR: Ian McKellen
ROLE: Producer/Director


HENRY IV PART 2 (Cambridge)
William Shakespeare
10 March 1959
Cambridge Arts Theatre
DIRECTOR: John Barton
ROLE: Justice Shallow


CYMBELINE
William Shakespeare
08 March 1960
Cambridge Arts Theatre
DIRECTOR: George Rylands
ROLE: Posthumus


TWELFTH NIGHT (Cambridge)
William Shakespeare
27 September 1960
Cambridge Arts Theatre
DIRECTOR: Waris Habibullah (Hussein)
ROLE: Toby Belch


HENRY VI PARTS 2 AND 3 (Cambridge)
William Shakespeare condensed and directed by Corin Redgrave
14 March 1961
Cambridge Arts Theatre
ROLE: King Henry


MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (1962)
William Shakespeare
06 March 1962
Belgrade Theatre
Coventry
DIRECTOR: Graham Crowden
ROLE: Count Claudio


HENRY V (1963)
William Shakespeare
05 February 1963
Arts Theatre
Ipswich, Suffolk
DIRECTOR: Robert Chetwyn
ROLE: King Henry


CORIOLANUS (1963)
William Shakespeare
12 December 1963
Nottingham Playhouse
Nottingham
DIRECTOR: Tyrone Guthrie
ROLE: Tullus Aufidius


MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (1965)
William Shakespeare
16 February 1965
Old Vic
London
DIRECTOR: Franco Zeffirelli
ROLE: Claudio


RICHARD II
William Shakespeare
01 November 1968
UK Tours, Edinburgh Festival, European tours, Mermaid Theatre and Piccadilly Theatre.
DIRECTOR: Richard Cottrell
ROLE: Richard II


HAMLET
William Shakespeare
23 March 1971
UK/European Tour
DIRECTOR: Robert Chetwyn
ROLE: Prince Hamlet


KING LEAR (1974)
William Shakespeare
02 February 1974
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Wimbledon Theatre, UK Tour
DIRECTOR: David William
ROLE: Edgar
NY Drama Desk Award for WOOD DEMON & KING LEAR


ROMEO AND JULIET (1976)
William Shakespeare
29 March 1976
Stratford-upon-Avon, Newcastle-upon Tyne, London
DIRECTOR: Trevor Nunn
ROLE: Romeo


THE WINTER'S TALE
William Shakespeare
01 June 1976
RST
Stratford-upon-Avon
DIRECTOR: John Barton, Barry Kyle, and Trevor Nunn
ROLE: King Leontes


MACBETH
William Shakespeare
09 July 1976
Other Place, Stratford-upon-avon; Gulbenkian Theatre, Newcastle; Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford; Donmar Warehouse, London; Young Vic, London.
DIRECTOR: Trevor Nunn
ROLE: Macbeth
Plays & Players' London Theatre Critics' Award - Best Actor


TWELFTH NIGHT
William Shakespeare
13 July 1978
Small Scale Tour
Horsham, Tunbridge Wells, Poole, Portsmouth, Canterbury, Peterborough, Bury St. Edmunds, Ipswich, Edinburgh, Stirling, Dunfermline, Paisley, Dewsbury, Sheffield, Oldham, Milton Keynes, Exmouth, Redruth, Plymouth, Torrington, Frome, Blandford Forum
DIRECTOR: John Amiel & Trevor Nunn
ROLE: Producer / Sir Toby Belch


CORIOLANUS (1984-5)
William Shakespeare
15 December 1984
Olivier
London
DIRECTOR: Peter Hall
ROLE: Coriolanus
London Evening Standard Award - Best Actor


OTHELLO
William Shakespeare
09 August 1989
The Other Place, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon; The Young Vic, London
DIRECTOR: Trevor Nunn
ROLE: Iago
London Evening Standard Award - Best Actor
London Critics' Circle Award - Best Actor



RICHARD III
William Shakespeare
25 June 1990
Lyttelton
London
DIRECTOR: Richard Eyre
ROLE: King Richard
Society of West End Theatres (SWET) Award for Best Actor


KING LEAR (1990)
William Shakespeare
26 June 1990
Lyttleton
London
DIRECTOR: Deborah Warner
ROLE: The Earl of Kent


RICHARD III (US Tour)
William Shakespeare
20 May 1992
US Tour
New York, Washington, St. Paul, Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles
DIRECTOR: Richard Eyre
ROLE: King Richard


THE TEMPEST
William Shakespeare
28 January 1999
West Yorkshire Playhouse
Leeds
DIRECTOR: Jude Kelly
ROLE: Prospero


KING LEAR (2007)
William Shakespeare
01 March 2007
The Courtyard Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
DIRECTOR: Trevor Nunn
ROLE: King Lear