Ian McKellen Stage
Susan Tracy, Roger Rees, Alec Wallis, Ian McKellen, Edward Petherbridge
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Written by Roger Rees (Anthology compiler)
Ian McKellen in the role of Producer / Actor
Small Scale tour of UK, 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
18 July 1978

Words from Ian McKellen

Roger Rees' compilation for the Royal Shakespeare Company's small-scale tour which I produced in 1978 dealt with English themes and obsessions. Rupert Brooke (who died while serving as a soldier in the First World War) wrote about his time at Cambridge living in the old vicarage at Grantchester upstream on the River Cam — "Stands the Church clock at ten to three? And is there honey still for tea?" — afternoon tea being an English institution.
Comments and Reviews
In repertory with TWELFTH NIGHT and THREE SISTERS (some but not all cities)