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Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare (1982)

TV Movie  -   -  26 April 1982 (USA)
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Ian McKellen, alone on stage, with no props or scenery, performs monologues from Shakespeare and discusses some of his plays.

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FABULOUS!!!
7 September 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this on Broadway when he did it live and it was breathtaking! Words cannot describe how wonderful he was and the array of characters he portrayed were like a "who's who" from Shakespeare. Then when it came to TV as a special I watched it every time it was on. That was before I had a VCR so I could not tape it. I have been looking for YEARS for this to come out on video. No luck.. Just to see him do the "Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow" speech from Macbeth is worth any price. Sir Ian, you are the best!


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