McKellen had his own casting suggestion: Sue Gray, the veteran civil servant conducting the inquiry into Downing Street parties.
McKellen is about to play a sleuth for the first time – and for one show only – in a fundraising production at the Park theatre in north London.
He is one of the surprise guest stars taking on the role of an investigator in a murder mystery spoof.
In that 2004 production of Aladdin he played Widow Twankey and sang “in a fashion” he added.
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