Sir Ian McKellen wants pantomime comeback

Updated: Aug 26, 2011, 13:53 PM IST

London: Veteran actor Sir Ian McKellen has revealed that he would like to star in another pantomime following his celebrated turn in ‘Aladdin.’

"I would like to do a pantomime again because I enjoyed that very much," quoted the 72-year-old as saying.

Pantomime, a musical-comedy theatrical production, is mostly performed during Christmas and New Year.

McKellen was last seen as a celebrity guest named Widow Twankey at London`s The Old Vic theatre during the 2004 Christmas season.