Sir Ian McKellen honoured at UK Theatre Awards:
Sir Ian McKellen was honoured at the UK Theatre Awards on for his individual contributions to British theatre. The award ceremony took place on October 9 in London. McKellen was honoured with the Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre prize, reported Female First.
The 77-year-old actor, best known for his roles in the “X-Men” and “Lord Of The Rings” film franchises, was recognised for “championing diversity and contribution to the British theatre” at the ceremony held at London’s Guildhall.
During his acceptance speech, McKellen recalled his childhood memories of going to local theatre productions which inspired his dream of stepping on stage himself.