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Ian McKellen's Stage Accident: Recovery and Return

Ian McKellen experienced a fall during a performance of Player Kings at the Noël Coward Theatre. Performances were canceled through 19 June to allow him to rest. McKellen, grateful for the care from NHS staff, is expected to return on 20 June.
Ian McKellen, 85, experienced a fall during a performance of Player Kings at the Noël Coward Theatre in London.

While portraying John Falstaff, McKellen lost his footing during a fight scene.

The performances were canceled through Wednesday, 19 June, to allow him to rest.

McKellen expressed gratitude towards NHS staff for their exceptional care.

Player Kings, directed by Robert Icke, will resume performances on 20 June and continue its run before moving to the Bristol Hippodrome in July.

McKellen is known for his roles as Gandalf in Lord of the Rings and Magneto in X-Men, with a career spanning over six decades.
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