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Sir Ian McKellan will be celebrating his 80th birthday with a solo show at the Duke of York's Theatre.
The show will be a mixture of anecdotes and acting, covering some of the most memorable characters from his long and distinguished career. He's promising to do a bit of Gandalf, plenty of Shakespeare... and there might even be an invitation for someone to act with him on stage!
Ian Mckellan at National Theatre – 15 Sep 2019 – Ian McKellan will be talking about his career and reprising some of his most memorable characters on the screen and stage
Common Council meeting with the Lord Mayor – 18 Oct, 6 Dec 2018, 10 Jan, 7 Mar, 25 Apr, 23 May, 20 Jun, 18 Jul, 12 Sep, 10 Oct and 5 Dec 2019 – Attend a meeting of the Common Council at the Guildhall and see the Aldermen and Lord Mayor of London
Listen to a speech at Speakers’ Corner – Every Sun (around noon) – Visit Speakers' Corner on a Sunday lunchtime and hear orators discussing whatever they like in the name of free speech.
Listen to MPs in the Houses of Commons – 7 Jan to 18 Dec 2019 – Visit Parliament for free and watch MPs debating in the House of Commons and House of Lords.
Attend PMQs (Prime Minister’s Questions) – Every Wed – You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
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