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Sir Ian McKellen

As the 'last of the McKellens', actor and civil rights champion Sir Ian McKellen admits to a degree of melancholy as he delves into his family history.

As the 'last of the McKellens', Sir Ian admits to a degree of melancholy as he delves into his family history. But the results pay off richly for one of Britain's greatest actors and civil rights champions. Ian's journey uncovers a theatrical ancestor, a Victorian political activist and a link to an ancient druidical landmark in the Lake District.

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    Teufelskicker

    34 - Freundschaft In Gefahr (02. Das Hammer-Los)

Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Ian McKellen
Director Leo Burley
Series Producer Sarah Feltes
Production Company Wall to Wall Media

Broadcasts

  • Wed 25 Jan 2017 20:00
  • Wed 1 Feb 2017 00:05
  • Wed 1 Feb 2017 00:30
  • Wed 1 Feb 2017 01:05
  • Tue 7 Feb 2017 02:10
  • Mon 18 Sep 2017 14:45

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