Derek Jacobi

Michael Coveney: Old actors bloom as Helen Mirren and Ken Cranham prove 70 is the new 40
From Redgrave's Beatrice to Jacobi's Mercutio, are we experiencing a golden age for older actors?
Three Days in the Country (National Theatre, Lyttelton)
Mark Gatiss and John Simm star in Patrick Marber's adaptation of Turgenev's A Month in the Country
Full casting announced for Photograph 51
The UK première of Anna Ziegler's play opens at the Noel Coward Theatre in September
Actor Tom Beard dies aged 50
Beard was described by Samuel West as 'the most truthful and generous of actors'
Derek Jacobi and Mark Gatiss among guests at Just Jim Dale opening night
Carry On star Jim Dale will play a month long run at the Vaudeville
Jim Dale on 'coming home' to the West End
By Editorial Staff
The former National Theatre and Carry On stalwart brings Just Jim Dale to the Vaudeville Theatre from tonight
Derek Jacobi joins Kenneth Branagh's Romeo and Juliet
Jacobi joins Lily James and Richard Madden in the production as Mercutio
Kenneth Branagh plans West End ensemble?
By Editorial Staff
The actor, who was knighted in 2012, is reportedly putting together a season at the Garrick Theatre
Maggie Smith's top 10 theatrical films
Our chief critic Michael Coveney, who is Maggie Smith's biographer, selects ten of her most theatrical films to tie in with the BFI's new season
An Open Letter to Arts Council England regarding the cut to Orange Tree Theatre's funding
By Andrew Macbean
Andrew Macbean, Chair of W&SW London Equity Branch, asks Sir Peter Bazalgette to explain the 100% cut to the Orange Tree Theatre's funding