Ian McKellen hospitalised after a fall during a performance in London
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Ian McKellen hospitalised after a fall during a performance in London

The actor is already looking forward to return to work
The actor is already looking forward to return to work
19 Jun - Sir Ian McKellen was revealed to have been hospitalised after falling off stage mid-performance in London.

It was reported that the "Lord of the Rings" alum had the mishap while performing as John Falstaff in "Player Kings", a production of "Henry IV", at the Noël Coward theater in London.

Sources revealed that the 85-year-old cried out in pain following the fall, as crew members rushed out to help.
The actor plays John Falstaff in
The actor plays John Falstaff in "Player Kings"
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the theatre confirmed that McKellen is in good spirits and will make a speedy recovery in time for his next performance.

It is noted that the veteran star has been playing the character since April.
McKellen has been doing the show since April
McKellen has been doing the show since April

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