Written by Peter Shaffer

Directed by Robert Chetwyn

Ian McKellen in the role of Julian Christoforou

Arts Theatre, Ipswich, Suffolk

10 September 1963 - 21 September 1963


Words from Ian McKellen

At the dress rehearsal, I entered onstage a little too ebulliently for the recently-erected set. As the door banged to, the walls wobbled and there were prop books all over the carpet – clearly replaced in time for the photo shoot.

Banner photo: Josie Kidd, Ian McKellen, Roger Hammond