(1986) Played "Alan Turing" in Hugh Whitemore
's play, "Breaking the Code", in both London and New York (both 1986), on UK tour (1992), as well as in the TV adaptation,
Breaking the Code
Sir Derek Jacobi
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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It's as though you have crossed Niagara on a tightrope 250 times and, on the 251st crossing---vertigo. You are convinced you can't move across the stage without falling over. You go rigid from the knees down. You suddenly wonder, why am I doing this? I knew I'd got to get through a whole season, three spanking parts...
He was awarded the 1983 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in Much Ado About Nothing.