02/16/2012 09:43 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Armistead Maupin On 'Tales Of The City,' Ian McKellen And Rock Hudson

His "Tales of The City" series has sold more than 6m copies, been translated into ten languages, spawned three television miniseries and most recently a musical, the score for which was composed by Jake Shears and John Garden. He also wrote the critically acclaimed "The Night Listener," which was made into a film starring Robin Williams.

Laurence Watts travelled to San Francisco to meet Armistead Maupin.

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