Theatre legends give final ovation at Redgrave funeral
The West End's most influential names turned out to pay their last respects to Redgrave at the service in London's Convent Garden, with the mourners giving a final standing ovation to the actor as his hearse arrived at the church.
Redgrave's university pals McKellen and theatre director Nunn gave speeches to the assembled mourners, while his sister Vanessa read from William Shakespeare's Antony And Cleopatra.
The cause of Redgrave's death has not been confirmed, but the actor suffered ill health for several years. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2000 and suffered a major heart attack in 2005.
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