He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Saint Joan;" Harold Brighouse's play, "Hobson's Choice;" play, "Andorra;" George Farquhar's play, "The Recruiting Officer;" and Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya;" in a National Theatre Repertoire production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Max Adrian, Colin Blakely, Tom ...
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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. ...
On the shortlist of actors considered for the main guest lead of Captain Rorvik (played by Clifford Rose
) in the episode "Warriors' Gate" of Doctor Who