Isabela writes: I was on a train from Lancaster to London for a “study” break when I caught Sir Ian McKellen’s face out of the corner of my eye – sadly only a 2D version – but Virgin Trains had interviewed him for their Winter 2003 Hotline edition. The article has a general discussion of LOTR/ROTK (including his favourite LOTR merchandise), plus an interesting aside about gay rights and activism. [More]