It’s half a century since Sir Ian McKellen first played Hamlet. Now he’s starring as the Dane again – at 82. He talks about his extraordinary life, why he’ll never write his memoir – and his one lasting regret
What's better than one classically-trained actor who is also noted for his later life geek-friendly roles and posting odd pictures online? Why, two such actors, of course. Sir Patrick Stewart (77) and Sir Ian McKellen (78) share a bromance so strong, it looks they have been destined to be together.