Sir Derek Jacobi
Sir Derek Jacobi CBE is an English actor and stage director. Sir Derek Jacobi has enjoyed a successful and distinguished stage career, appearing in various stage productions. He was given a knighthood for his services to theatre by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994 and is a member of the Danish Order of the Dannebrog.
In addition to being a founder member of the Royal National Theatre and winning several prestigious theatre awards, Sir Derek Jacobi has also enjoyed a successful television career and film.
Sir Derek Jacobi’s support of Arthur Rank Hospice Charity was marked with the opening of the Jo Lustig garden in 2000. Jo Lustig was a friend of Sir Derek Jacobi who was cared for at the original Hospice in Mill Road and Sir Derek Jacobi has remained a loyal supporter since this time.