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S1E5 - Ian McKellen with a Little More Relish on Your Hot Dog & The Ghost of Christopher Plummer

Gingerbread Boys

The Gingerbread Boys delve into the past in this XXL episode, talking first CDs, The Cars & their tribute bands, Used Cars and Shitty Linkin Park. Also, No Doubt, Dishwalla, The Fugees, pool trauma, the dick on a foot makes a quick resurgence, the boys propose a few new jokes, and punching up (and down) bad pickup lines. Finally, hardcore ghost talk abounds, as the Gingerbread Boys attempt to convince themselves there isn't a ghost in one of their rooms. You can find us on Twitter @GBBPod |Email us for life advice or whatnot: GingerbreadBoysPod@gmail.com | Thanks for listening! We'll be back in 2 weeks! Find out more at https://gingerbreadboys.pinecast.co

30 Jul 2021

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S5 Ep23 (ft. Lizzie Loveridge): Come From Away, South Pacific, Anything Goes, The Drifters Girl, Ian McKellen's Hamlet + more!

The West End Frame Show: Theatre News, Reviews & Chat

Theatre critic Lizzie Loveridge (Theatre Vibe) co-hosts The West End Frame Show! Andrew & Lizzie discuss Come From Away (Phoenix Theatre), Anything Goes (Barbican Theatre) & South Pacific (Chichester Festival Theatre) as well as the latest news about The Drifters Girl, Bonnie and Clyde, Christina Bianco + more! Lizzie is a theatre critic & member of The Critics Circle with extensive experience of reviewing plays and musicals. She started reviewing in the mid 90s for an internet theatre magazine before joining Curtain Up in 2000 as Chief London Critic. In 2020 she launched a brand new theatre website, www.theatrevibe.co.uk, and is reviewing more than ever before!  Visit www.theatrevibe.co.uk to read all of Lizzie's reviews, including content from her archives! Hosted by Andrew Tomlins @Andrew_TomlinsThanks for listening! Visit www.westendframe.co.uk to stay up-to-date with our podcasting adventures. 


26 Jul 2021

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Ian McKellen’s Hamlet: A Return to Theatre

The History Of European Theatre

A short bonus episode celebrating Hamlet in a production by Sean Mathias, staring Sir Ian McKellen, which marked my return to live theatre after more than a year.This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy


30 Jun 2021

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Ian McKellen on playing Hamlet

Front Row

50 years after last playing the Danish prince, Sir Ian McKellen is returning to the role of Hamlet, in an age, colour gender-blind production. At the age of 82, he has new insight to the character. He tells presenter John Wilson it’s clear to him Hamlet is bisexual, and how he is tackling the physical challenges of stage acting.He talks about his coming out in a BBC radio interview in 1988, how it liberated him and improved his acting. He also talks about his love of the theatre, how drama is an important aspect of British identity, and the joy of working in a company, the way his career began.Presenter: John WilsonProducer: Julian MayStudio Engineer: Giles Aspen


18 Jun 2021

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Episode 56 - Helene Kvale - On Directing, West End/National Theatre, Ian McKellen in London, Documentaries & More

Creation Grounds

Be sure to subscribe for more - Creation Grounds Podcast Know who casts what and measure your way to your bookings with Auditiontrackers.com ________ Helene Kvale Imdb Website: Helene Kvale Upcoming documentary: The Loom Helene Kvale was born in Norway, grew up in San Francisco until she was eleven and then lived in London. She received a BSc Econ Honors. from the London School of Economics, reading Anthropology and then gained her post graduate actor training diploma at The Drama Studio, London. As an actor, Helene performed on the West End stage in Burning Blue (winner of 2 Olivier Awards), Life During Wartime, and To Kill A Mockingbird. She also starred in numerous regional and touring productions including The Secret Rapture, Roman and Marys, Diary of Anne Frank, Getting Out, Brand, Canadian Gothic, Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Helene was part of the National Theatre Company playing Lady Anne opposite Ian McKellen in Richard III and in King Lear (Brian Cox) as well as Napoli Milionaria. At the NT Studio she played opposite Ray Winstone in Shift and in Gitta's Atonement, directed by Brian Cox. Helene has appeared in over twenty television dramas including Prime Suspect 4, Soldier Soldier, Daddy's Girl, London Bridge, This Life, Deceit, Lovejoy, The Bill. Film work includes Tomorrow La Scala! (British Academy Award Nomination and Juried at the Cannes Film Festival), Talk and 5:45 (Winner Berlin Short Film Festival). In 2003, she returned to the USA to join the faculty in the Department of Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut as Assistant Professor in Residence. Helene is also a director and writer. She is the founding Artistic Director of Bated Breath Theatre Company where she produced, conceived and directed Hunger, The Parkville Project and her translation of A Doll's House at the Gene Frankel Theater in New York. Helene regularly directs for The Connecticut Repertory Theatre including If We Were Birds, Eurydice, Big Love, Pride and Prejudice, Too Much Memory, The Skin of Our Teeth and Gut Girls. She also directed Marat/Sade for the Studio D Series. Helene is an alumna of The Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab. As a screenwriter, Helene co-wrote the independent films Burning Blue (national release July 2014) and When You're Not Looking. She is currently writing a TV pilot called Indivisible. She currently is working on a documentary near and dear to her heart slated for release in 2023. ________ Some Questions I Ask: When did your interest for the arts begin? (3:35) About the day she decided to start taking action towards building career as artist? (5:06) On transition from the US to Europe (6:45) What was the London Arts scene like and how was your journey to success there (10:18) On working opposite Ian McKellen & Brian Cox at National Theatre (13:52) What was it like building your Lady Anne? (19:32) On television career (21:05) What prompted shift from TV career to teaching? (24:22) What biggest foundation lesson do you want actors to walk away from the things you teach? (26:30) On directing (30:50) Favorite kind of actors to direct (34:10) What led to the formation of your theater Bated Breath? (37:17) What do you believe today that you didn't believe 10 years ago & why? (38:49) On her interest for documentaries (41:56) When you think of the word creative who comes to mind for you and why? (51:14) How can people connect with you? (55:00) ____________ You can follow Arron at: Website: ArronLloyd.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arronlloyd/ Facebook: Arron Lloyd Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArronLloyd Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/arronsl316 TikTok:Arronslloyd Youtube: Arron Lloyd This is NYC merch -


26 May 2021

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Klaus Meine, Barbara Schulz, Ian McKellen et la citation de ce mardi 25 mai 2021


Retrouvez chaque jour des infos et anectotes sur l'histoire des personnalités dont c'est l'anniversaire. Avec les Infos Mérides, vous en apprenez tous les jours un peu plus sur le parcours de ces personnalités du monde entier ! Un rendez-vous qui se conclu par la citation du jour, une pensée philosophique ou humoristique (ou les deux !) sélectionnée par Christophe du 6/9. Un podcast édité par ACTIV RADIO, 1ère radio locale de Saint Etienne et de la Loire.


25 May 2021

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Shout out Greg Grovey, Long Live Ian McKellen

The Braintrust Podcast

If you're reading this you owe me 5 bucks.


25 Feb 2021

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Will Ian McKellen Shock The World In WandaVision As Magneto - TJCS Companion Podcast

The John Campea Show Podcast

Watch John's new documentary, "Movie Trailers: A Love Story" available now worldwide at http://www.vimeo.com/ondemand/movietrailers and also available in the US and UK on Amazon Video.Support or submit your question for the current or next show 24/7 here: https://streamelements.com/movieblogtv/tipLeave a question when you tip at https://streamelements.com/movieblogtv/tip and it will be answered on the show, or the next show we do. Support John on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/johncampea

1hr 42mins

4 Feb 2021

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Ian McKellen's Richard III

The Good, The Bard, and The Ugly

Niamh and Jeremy are joined by Maggie Lou Rader and Cincy Shakes' own Richard III, Billy Chace, to discuss the 1995 film Richard III starring Sir Ian McKellen himself.

1hr 6mins

24 Aug 2020

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THE NERD ON! UPDATE - LIVESTREAM SHOW: Michael Keaton Returns, Ian McKellen, Cyberpunk 2077 Anime

Nerd On! The Podcast

On today’s update we do something special thanks to our Patrons and celebrate reaching our goal with a Live Show! We discuss the return of Tim Burton’s Batman in the next Flash Movie, Magic the Gathering, Ian McKellen’s casting in Hamlet, and Netflix’s Cyber Punk Anime in the works! In our Q&A portion we discuss what we think Game of the Year will be for 2020 and many more from our live chat audience! If you’d like to have your questions answered, email us at questions@nerdon.tv Be sure to subscribe and follow the show for all future posts… Twitter – @nerdontv Facebook – @nerdontv Instagram – @nerdontv and on iTunes and YouTube BIG thank you to our wonderful partners! Check them out HERE Join The Nerd On! Nation powered by Patreon today to get exclusive content and much more! Donate to the show HERE via PayPal. Every little bit helps. Learn more about Nerd On! HERE

1hr 1min

30 Jun 2020