British Legends of Stage and Screen

Series 1 - 6. Derek Jacobi

About this programme

6/8. Derek Jacobi discusses the roles that have defined his career, including playing Laertes opposite Peter O'Toole's Hamlet at London's National Theatre and starring in the BBC's acclaimed 1976 drama I, Claudius. He also recalls his portrayals of historical figures including Alan Turing, Francis Bacon and Adolf Hitler, and shares lessons he has learned from his decades in the entertainment industry.

Cast and crew


Derek Jacobi