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Derek Jacobi

Sir Derek George Jacobi, CBE is an English actor and film director.
A "forceful, commanding stage presence", Jacobi has enjoyed a highly successful stage career, appearing in such stage productions as Hamlet, Uncle Vanya, and Oedipus the King. He received a Tony Award for his performance in Much Ado About Nothing. His stage work also included playing Octavius Caesar, Edward II, Richard III, and Cyrano de Bergerac.
In addition to being a founder member of the Royal National Theatre and winning several prestigious theatre awards, Jacobi has also enjoyed a successful television career, starring in the critically praised adaptation of Robert Graves's I, Claudius, for which he won a BAFTA; the titular role in the acclaimed medieval drama series Cadfael, and Stanley Baldwin in The Gathering Storm. Though principally a stage actor, Jacobi has appeared in a number of films, such as Henry V, Dead Again, Gladiator, Gosford Park, The Golden Compass, The King's Speech, My Week with Marilyn, and the forthcoming Hippie Hippie Shake. He holds a British knighthood and has been awarded the Knight 1 Class of the Order of the Dannebrog.

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Derek Jacobi is preparing for

  • Evita - Writer

    21:00, Sun 20th June 2021 - Thu 24th June 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. The…

  • Romeo and Juliet - Nurse

    20:15, Sat 24th July 2021 - Tue 27th July 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's…

  • Wicked - Publicity Designer

    20:15, Sun 25th July 2021 - Thu 29th July 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
    21:00, Sun 1st August 2021 - Thu 5th August 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
    21:00, Sun 8th August 2021 - Thu 12th August 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    Wicked is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a…

  • Starlight Express - Publicist

    19:45, Fri 17th December 2021 - Wed 22nd December 2021 at Barbican Centre
    19:30, Fri 24th December 2021 - Wed 29th December 2021 at Barbican Centre
    19:30, Fri 31st December 2021 - Wed 5th January 2022 at Barbican Centre

    Starlight Express is a rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Stilgoe and Arlene Phillips, with revisions by Don Black, David Yazbek and Alistair Lloyd Webber & Nick Coler. The story follows a…

  • Hedda Gabler - Berte

    20:00, Fri 11th March 2022 at Crucible Theatre
    19:45, Sat 12th March 2022 at Random Venue 45
    20:00, Mon 14th March 2022 at Random Venue 1
    19:30, Tue 15th March 2022 at Almeida Theatre
    20:00, Thu 17th March 2022 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    12:45, Sat 19th March 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre
    19:15, Tue 22nd March 2022 at The Old Vic
    17:00, Wed 23rd March 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre
    19:30, Thu 24th March 2022 at Savoy Theatre

    Hedda Gabler is a play first published in 1890 by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. The play premiered in 1891 in Germany to negative reviews, but has subsequently gained recognition as a classic of…

  • Antigone - Tiresias

    20:00, Sun 13th March 2022 - Thu 17th March 2022 at Random Venue 78

    Antigone is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BC. Chronologically, it is the third of the three Theban plays but was written first. The play expands on the Theban legend that predated it…

  • Starlight Express - Pearl the Observation Car, Belle the Sleeping Car

    20:45, Mon 2nd May 2022 - Fri 6th May 2022 at Globe Theatre, London

    Starlight Express is a rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Stilgoe and Arlene Phillips, with revisions by Don Black, David Yazbek and Alistair Lloyd Webber & Nick Coler. The story follows a…

  • Glengarry Glen Ross - Publicity Designer

    20:15, Fri 27th May 2022 - Wed 1st June 2022 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Glengarry Glen Ross is a play by David Mamet that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1984. The play shows parts of two days in the lives of four desperate Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to engage…

  • Sister Act the Musical - Costume Designer

    20:30, Sun 21st August 2022 - Thu 25th August 2022 at Globe Theatre, London

    Sister Act is a musical written by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, with lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by Alan Menken. It is based on…

  • The King and I - Lady Thiang

    20:45, Wed 12th October 2022 at Globe Theatre, London

    The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon, which deriv…

  • Kiss Me, Kate - Costume Designer

    20:30, Sat 29th October 2022 - Wed 2nd November 2022 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Kiss Me, Kate is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story involves the production of a musical version of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and off-stage…

  • Hello, Dolly! - Oboe

    20:45, Sat 29th October 2022 - Thu 3rd November 2022 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Hello, Dolly! is a musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce The Merchant of Yonkers, which Wilder revised and retitled The Match…

  • Dance of the Vampires - Producer

    19:45, Fri 2nd December 2022 - Thu 8th December 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    19:30, Fri 9th December 2022 - Thu 15th December 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    19:30, Fri 16th December 2022 - Thu 22nd December 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Dance of the Vampires is a musical remake of a 1967 Roman Polanski film of the same name. Polanski also directed the original German production of this musical. Music was composed by Jim Steinman and…

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