He acted in Peter Luke's play, "Hadrian VII," in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Joseph O'Conor, James Maxwell, John Savident, Philip Anthony, Maurice Kaufmann, Michael Malnick, Rosemary Martin, Helena McCarthy, and Malcolm Mudie in the cast. Terry ...
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Sir Derek Jacobi
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I've been acting for 33 years. I've proved I can do it. So any performance now has got to be deeper and better than that, nothing to do with ego, bravura, look-at-me acting. That is an invitation to the audience to assess your ability, and it gets in the way. The object is to get past that and lose yourself in your belief in the person you are trying to create. To find something absolutely real. ...
1985: Commander of the Order of the British Empire (United Kingdom). 1989: Knight 1st class of the Order of the Dannebrog (Denmark). 1994: Knight Bachelor, for services to Drama (United Kingdom).