Last Updated on 14th June 2019
Ian McKellen’s continues with a limited season at London’s Harold Pinter Theatre. 80 years, 80 venues, 80,000 tickets sold and now 80 more shows announced today all to raise vital funds for theatre charities. Book Now!
The Show will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre from September 20th 2019 with all profits benefitting theatre charities. The season follows an unprecedented, sold-out tour of over 80 venues the length and breadth of the UK in celebration of McKellen’s 80th birthday year. Tickets are on sale today.
The acclaimed tour has thus far raised over £1million for causes related to the venues it has visited and will pass £2million when it ends in Orkney in August. The total target for money raised by the end of the tour and West End run is £3million.
Tickets for the new West End run will go on sale at 10am on Friday 14 June 2019. Audiences are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment.
Ian McKellen says: “Taking this new Show to 80+ theatres around the country, has been a joyful birthday present to myself. I’ve played mainly in theatres I knew well as a young theatregoer and actor. On my birthday, I was in Bolton Town Hall where my dad used to work. It began last February with 15 theatres in Greater London and will end in Orkney.
Soon I will be back in London, for a limited season in the West End, raising much-needed funds for theatre charities”.
As for the Show? Ask someone who’s seen it. Come and find out.”