Ian McKellen aka 'Gandalf' fed and watered in popular Derry eatery The Sooty Olive

Popular Derry eatery, The Sooty Olive, hosted an unexpected guest in Ian McKellen, aka 'Gandalf the Grey' from Lord of the Rings on Saturday.

Sunday, 28th July 2019, 2:52 pm
The Sooty Olive proprietor Sean Harrigan with Ian McKellen.

The acclaimed theatre actor and X-Men, The Hobbit and Cats star popped in for dinner while in Derry for a performance in the Waterside Theatre.

Chef-proprietor Sean Harrigan, tweeting a photograph of the Lancashire actor, stated: "When Ian McKellen danders in off Spencer Road for a load of ribs."