Ian McKellen

WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen Shines as the Aging Sherlock Holmes

That British sleuth Sherlock Holmes has been brought to the screen in many different incarnations, but the latest portrayal, in the film Mr. Holmes starring Sir Ian McKellen, is markedly different in that it shows him as a deteriorating …

VOTE: Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

A couple of weeks ago, we posed the question ‘Who is the British Kevin Bacon?’ as a way of celebrating those British character actors who have appeared in such a staggering variety of U.K.

British Stars Turn Out for First U.S. Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day arrived at NBC yesterday, and among the fun and hoopla, an avalanche of British stars turning out to perform skits and songs and generally lark about. They’re doing so in order to raise money for Comic Relief, a …

WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen’s TV Debut from 1964

To continue our occasional series spent digging around on YouTube looking for some of the very first TV adventures for prominent British acting talent, here’s a virtual spelunk that goes all the way back to 1964.

WATCH: New ‘Mr. Holmes’ Trailer Reveals Unsolved Case

Mr. Holmes hits U.S. theaters on July 17, and we have a new trailer.

There have been times that a film rolls out photo after photo, and a teaser trailer, and then another trailer, building up to the release, and you’re like, “Really? I know the whole story now,” but this isn’t one of the cases.