He acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "Three Sisters," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Robert Stephens, Joan Plowright, John Stride, Jeanne Watts, Louise Purnell, Sheila Reid, Derek Jacobi, and Ronald Pickup in the cast. Laurence Olivier was director.
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Sir Derek Jacobi
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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 ...
He has portrayed two different versions of the "Doctor Who" character the Master: an android copy of the first incarnation of the Master in the BBCi webcast Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka
(2003) and the fifth incarnation of the Master in the Doctor Who
(2005) episode "Utopia".