Ian McKellen Daniel Radcliffe, James Corden, Ian McKellen and Judi Dench join top stars in new video defending the BBC against cuts News post details 7:50 AM, 07 February 2016 Joining the troupe to speak about how the Corporation has helped them - and the nation - are Steve Coogan, Richard Curtis, Danny Boyle, David Oyelowo and Naomie Harris Yes, Sir Ian McKellen is hosting bus tours of London News post details 11:05 AM, 26 January 2016 The famous actor of stage and screen will take tourists around the capital to show them the locations of his 1995 film Richard III Star Wars makes Harrison Ford the top US box office earner News post details 11:04 AM, 09 January 2016 Veteran actor overtakes Samuel L Jackson in list of moneyspinning stars BBC answers Sir Ian McKellen’s call for more plays on TV with a resounding yes News post details 11:57 AM, 03 November 2015 Exclusive: Following a plea from the Lord of the Rings star, the Corporation says it will air more theatre productions Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins on Shakespeare, acting and the lure of British theatre News post details 11:30 AM, 31 October 2015 The acting titans on working together for the first time in BBC2 drama The Dresser and why one of them can't keep a straight face in rehearsal... Mr Holmes, Poltergeist, Entourage: 26 October’s new DVDs News post details 7:30 AM, 26 October 2015 Holmes is still on the case, Vincent and the boys hit Tinseltown, and they’re here – again You shall not pass! Lord of the Rings star Ian McKellen savages the Government’s treatment of the BBC News post details 8:30 AM, 23 October 2015 "It’s ours. I think the Government is onto a loser. They should realise that the BBC is as precious to us as the NHS. It’s one of the glories of the country" 14 best new and returning autumn dramas News post details 9:00 AM, 06 September 2015 From Jekyll and Hyde to Cider with Rosie, here are the shows worth staying in for Oxford University has sent the best invitation to Taylor Swift News post details 1:09 PM, 21 August 2015 Morgan Freeman, Patrick Stewart, Stephen Fry, Ian McKellen – even Sepp Blatter – have all been enlisted to help tempt the songstress to speak at the Oxford Union How well do you remember the original X-Men film? News post details 5:00 PM, 20 August 2015 It's been over 15 years since Wolverine, Professor X et al made their debut in 2000 - but were you paying attention to the ground-breaking film?