(Sorry - couldn't resist the title).
New Year's honours list - Sir Ian M. given a real honour - Companion of Honour - only 65 of them allowed - and people have to die before you get on the list. Bet his Lear added to it!
But also a couple of other awards worth noting for the acting profession - Julie Walters, Richard Griffiths and Roy Dotrice.
Maybe not names so widely known - but all great stage performers in their time.
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