Derek was always very kind and supportive, and genuinely loved actors and the theatre. Terrific company and a lovely man, he will be missed.
Derek was a good friend to me over many years, beginning at Watford Palace Theatre, where I was Assistant Manager 1970/71. I went on to work as a radio presenter and freelance ‘voice’ and was grateful that Derek found me assignments from time to time. I can confirm his age, since I dj’d his 21st […]