Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Maggie Smith were in the Royal Box on Centre Court to watch Andy Murray and Roger Federer at Wimbledon yesterday, and they got super into it.
Alas, not even two of the greatest on-screen wizards in Minerva McGonagall and Gandalf the Grey could save the Scottish top seed, who, plagued by a hip injury, crashed out of the competition after losing a five-set thriller with American Sam Querrey.
Thankfully, the British public can dry their tears this morning with these glorious pics:
The sight of the duo enjoying a day out together eased the blow to tennis fans mourning the end of their star man’s Wimbledon defence.
Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ian McKellen are having a good look from the Royal Box
— BBC Tennis (@bbctennis) July 12, 2017
— Edd Dracott (@EddDracott) July 12, 2017
— Devan Coggan (@devancoggan) July 12, 2017
Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ian McKellan enjoying watching the #Wimbledon Centre Ct matches together make this a better day.
— Lina Srivastava (@lksriv) July 12, 2017
What’s an inter-gender bromance called? A fromance? Let’s go with that.