Ian McKellen

Guest Blog: The recipe for a perfect pantomime
By Emily Wood

'An unshaven, belching, legs akimbo hobnail boot-wearing bloke in a dress is what we're looking for'

Playful Productions confirm McKellen/Stewart No Man's Land is West End bound

The production was announced today as part of the company's upcoming plans

Jack and the Beanstalk (Park Theatre)
By Laurna Robertson

'If you think panto is dated and not your cup of tea, try the Park Theatre's'

Southwark Playhouse stages world premiere of Gods and Monsters in 2015

Danielle Tarento's production will be directed by Russell Labey and run from 5 February to 7 March

Dream Casting: The Hunger Games stage show

We imagine our ideal cast for this highly anticipated "theatrical experience"

Video: Ian McKellen helps The Handlebards take the Ice Bucket Challenge
By Editorial Staff

McKellen tipped a bucket of iced water over the four cycling thesps

Photos: Benedict Cumberbatch, Ian McKellen and Alan Rickman celebrate Park Theatre's 1st Birthday

The stars were out in Finsbury Park at the weekend as Park Theatre celebrate one year since opening

Ian McKellen and Trudie Styler star in one-off Seagull performance

McKellen and Styler will feature in Out of Joint's staged reading at the St James Theatre on 1 June

Daniel Radcliffe, Ian McKellen, Chris O'Dowd and more receive Drama Desk Award nominations

There is a strong British showing in the shorlists for the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards

Notes from New York: Broadway's post-holiday excitement, from Spider-Man to Frozen
By Bethany Rickwald

WhatsOnStage is pleased to begin a new series with New York sister site TheaterMania.com. Associate editor Bethany Rickwald shares the exciting goings on in the New York theatre community as they relate to London