12 October 2016 Current Affairs: Veteran actor Ian McKellen was honoured at the UK Theatre Awards on for his individual contributions to British theatre.
McKellen was honoured with the Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre prize, reported Female First.
The 77-year-old actor, best known for his roles in the "X-Men" and "Lord Of The Rings" film franchises, was recognised for "championing diversity and contribution to the British theatre" at the ceremony held at London's Guildhall.
McKellen, whose theatre career has spanned six decades and seen him perform at theatres all over the UK.
Previous recipients of the accolade include Matthew Bourne, Timothy West and Prunella Scales.
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