He acted for Laurence Olivier in William Congreve's play, "Love for Love, in a National Theatre Production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Geraldine McEwan, John Stride, Edward Hardwicke, Graham Crowden, Edward Petherbridge, Joyce Redman, Petronella Barker, and Benjamin Whitrow in the cast. Peter Wood was ...
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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, and that if I ran away, I would never act on stage again. It was that knowledge ...
Once was invited to play Hamlet at Kronborg Castle, better known as Elsinore Castle, the setting of the play itself.