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Derek Jacobi

Derek Jacobi

United Kingdom

Age: 85

Born: 22 Oct, 1938

Known for

In The Crown as David, Duke of Windsoras David, Duke of Windsor

in The Crown
In Good Omens as The Metatronas The Metatron

in Good Omens
In The Borgias as Cardinal Orsinias Cardinal Orsini

in The Borgias
In Les Misérables as Bishopas Bishop

in Les Misérables

TV Series Starring Derek Jacobi

The Lost Pirate KingdomThe Lost Pirate Kingdom
Netflix, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, History, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.5/5

The real-life pirates of the Caribbean violently plunder the world's riches and form a surprisingly egalitarian republic in this documentary series.

Good OmensGood Omens
Amazon, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Good and Evil prepare for the end of the world, as predicted in a book of prophecies. Two unlikely friends, an angel and a demon, are not eager for the war. As the Antichrist goes missing, Aziraphale and Crowley, who have grown fond of the human lifestyle, must work together to prevent the apocalypse.

Greatest Events of World War II In ColourGreatest Events of World War II In Colour
Discovery UK, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary
Rating: 1/5

Using highly advanced colourisation techniques, critical moments from World War II, from Stalingrad to The Battle of Britain, are shown in a whole new light.

Les MisérablesLes Misérables
BBC One, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Les Misérables is a six-part TV adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel. It explores the relationship between Jean Valjean and Javert against the backdrop of civil unrest in France. The series brings to life the characters, imagery, and story of the book with incredible intensity and relevance. It's a testament to the struggles of France's underclass and their fight for survival.

The CrownThe Crown
Netflix, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

The Crown is a drama series that follows the ascension of Elizabeth II to the British throne and the political climate of the time. The series depicts the early reign of Elizabeth II, her relationships with her family and advisers, and the challenges she faces as she navigates the responsibilities of being a monarch.

ITV, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

The show tells the story of ageing partners, Freddie and Stuart, two men who have lived together in a small Covent Garden flat for nearly 50 years. Freddie was a budding actor and Stuart a barman when they first met but their careers are now pretty much over and their lives now consist of reading books, walking their dog and bickering.

Last Tango in HalifaxLast Tango in Halifax
BBC One, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Family, Soaps | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Last Tango in Halifax is a TV series about two grandparents who fall in love. The story is set in Northern England and follows the lives of two different families. The show explores themes of family, love, and relationships. It is a heartwarming drama that has captured the hearts of audiences around the world.

Titanic: Blood and SteelTitanic: Blood and Steel
Encore, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Mini-Series
Rating: 1/5

Mark Muir, an engineer, convinces J.P. Morgan to hire him for the biggest shipping project in the world, the RMS Titanic. Mark tries to hide his Catholic heritage from his Protestant employers. Tensions rise between workers and the rich elite during the construction of the Titanic. Mark deals with setbacks while trying to escape his past and falling in love with an Italian immigrant.

The BorgiasThe Borgias
Showtime, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Crime, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The Borgias were one of the most intriguing and infamous dynastic families in history. The TV series offers a complex and unvarnished portrait of this family. The series explores the political and personal lives of the Borgias, including their rise to power and the scandals and controversies that surrounded them.

The Long FirmThe Long Firm
BBC Two, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime

The Long Firm is the BBC Adapation of Jake Arnott's novel of the same name. The book, and essentailly the series is a short collection of stories, surrounding racketeer Harry Starks, told through the eyes of different characters. These include a struggling actress, a low life drug dealer, a lecturer and a disgraced peer.

The Jury (2002)The Jury (2002)
ITV, 2002 Cancelled/Ended | Drama
Rating: 1/5

A Sikh boy is accused of stabbing his classmate, who was found dead on his way to school. The trial puts 12 jurors in the spotlight, as they struggle to make a decision. The jurors come from different backgrounds, including a recovering alcoholic, a single mother, and a man who lost all his money. The trial is framed by protests and media speculation.

ITV, 1994 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, History
Rating: 2/5

Cadfael is a retired crusader who is now a herbalist in Shrewsbury Abbey. He is often called upon to solve crimes in the border country of England and Wales. As the head gardener, Cadfael uses his knowledge of herbs to help him solve murders and other crimes in Shrewsbury and its surroundings.

I, ClaudiusI, Claudius
BBC Three, 1976 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Mini-Series, Biography
Rating: 2.8/5

I, Claudius is a historical drama series that chronicles the reigns of Rome's emperors, from Augustus to Nero. The story is told through the eyes of Claudius, an unlikely emperor. Originally aired by BBC Television, this classic series offers a fascinating look into the political intrigue and power struggles of ancient Rome.