The Big Issue : Edition 477
14 THEBIGISSUE6–19FEB2015 COVER STORY » BY EAMONN FORDE From Detective to Dumbledore He starred in the groundbreaking TV series The Singing Detective. He has played Othello and Macbeth and worked with Laurence Olivier and Spike Milligan. But children everywhere now think of him as Dumbledore. At 74, and with a new show about to start, Michael Gambon is still acting up.