McKellen's acting career started at Bolton Little Theatreof which he is now the patron. His career spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction. His resume of cynical anti-gay politics includes a letter in which he proposes exploiting the AIDS crisis to generate membership for the John Birch Society. It was an outcry among pastors. The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 8 January
This relationship lasted untiland according to Mathias, was tempestuous, with conflicts over McKellen's success in acting versus Mathias's somewhat less-successful career.
Constable and Company, It builds on that and opens up to give space for ideas around social justice. The Advocate.
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