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Ian McKellen joins the mafia

As one of Britain's most famous actors Sir Ian McKellen has appeared at the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company and also forged a successful film career.

He's played an acclaimed Richard III, a masterful Macbeth and Gandalf in Lord of the Rings.

Sir Ian spoke to BBC Breakfast about his latest role as a mafia leader in Eduardo De Filippo's The Syndicate.