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Tuesday 04 April 2017 - 10:00 to Saturday 08 April 2017 - 18:00

"Sir Ian McKellen in Turkey" events

British Council is welcoming Sir Ian McKellen for the first time in Turkey for a series of events in arts and equality between 4-8 April.

One of the most beloved actors of the screen and theatre with his outstanding performances in Richard III, Gods and Monsters, Lord of the Rings series and X-Men, Sir Ian McKellen has also been the ambassador of British Council’s Shakespeare Lives programme in 2016.

You can watch the famous British actor's interviews live on our website and facebook account. See the details of our events below: 

5 aprıl - An International Stage - Sir Ian McKellen in conversation with Gregory Nash

British Council Director Arts, Wider Europe , Gregory Nash will hold an interview with the famous British actor on 5 April. You can watch live this conversation, “International Stage’’ on our Facebook page from 11.15.


Sir Ian McKellen will participate in Festival Talks on his films and career within the programme of the Istanbul Film Festival

Watch the conversation live on our website on 7 April at 16.00-17.00.

There will be simultaneous translation from English into Turkish and sign language translation during the event.