Derek Jacobi

Sir Derek Jacobi is an English actor and stage director. He is a founding member of the Royal National Theatre, and a two-time Lawrence Olivier Award winner. He has also appeared on television and in film, including Henry V, Gladiator, and The King’s Speech. He lives in North London.

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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: September 26, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York TimesA taste of her own medicine.G...
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Author: H. G. Wells | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: June 11, 2013
When the Time Traveller courageously stepped out of his machine for the first time, he found himself in the year 802,700--and everything has changed.  In another, more utopian age, creatures seemed to dwell together in perfect harmony. ...
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Author: Homer, Robert Fagles and Bernard Knox | Narrator: Derek Jacobi and Maria Tucci
Release Date: August 17, 2006
Dating to the ninth century BC, Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to  the wrenching, ...
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Author: Anne Rice | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: October 30, 2001
The Vampire Chronicles continue with Anne Rice’s spellbinding new novel, in which the great vampire Marius returns. The golden-haired Marius, true Child of the Millennia, once mentor to The Vampire Lestat, always and forever the conscienti...
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Author: Anne Rice | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: October 17, 2000
In her mesmerizing new novel, the author of The Vampire Chronicles and the saga of the Mayfair Witches demonstrates once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of myth and magic. Here, in a magnificent tale of sorcery and the o...
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Author: Elizabeth George | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: July 05, 2000
Elena Weaver was a surprise to anyone meeting her for the first time. In her clingy dresses and dangling earrings she exuded a sexuality at odds with the innocence projected by the unicorn posters on her walls. While her embittered mother frette...
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Author: Elizabeth George | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: July 05, 2000
To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can be heard in Keldale's lush green valleys. Three hundred years ago, as legend goes, the frightened Yorkshire villagers smothered a crying babe in Keldale Abbey, where they'd hidden to escape the ravage...
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Author: Elizabeth George | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: July 05, 2000
The career of playwright Joy Sinclair comes to an abrupt end on an isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands when someone drives an eighteen-inch dirk through her neck. Called upon to investigate the case in a country where they have virtually no aut...
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Author: Elizabeth George | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: July 05, 2000
Award-winning author Elizabeth George gives us an early glimpse into the lives of Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, forensic scientist Simon Allcourt-St. James, and Lady Helen Clyde in a superlative mystery that is also a fascinating inquiry into th...
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Author: Steven Pressfield | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: July 05, 2000
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “An incredibly gripping, moving, and literate work of art, rarely does an author manage to re-create a moment in history with such mastery, authority, and psychological insight.”—Nelson DeMilleAt Thermopyl...
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Author: Steven Pressfield | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: July 05, 2000
Brilliant at war, a master of politics, and a charismatic lover, Alcibiades was Athens’ favorite son and the city’s greatest general.A prodigal follower of Socrates, he embodied both the best and the worst of the Golden Age of Greece. A c...
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Author: Elizabeth George | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: July 05, 2000
When 13-year-old Matthew Whateley goes missing from a prestigious West Sussex public school, Inspector Thomas Lynley receives a call for help.Lynley, his partner Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, and forensic scientist Simon St. James begin a search...
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