Partner Kevin Collins

Queer Places:
Canford School, Canford Magna, Wimborne BH21 3AD, Regno Unito
University College London, Gower St, Kings Cross, London WC1E 6BT, Regno Unito
Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6BT, Regno Unito
King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, Regno Unito
51 Upper Ground, Lambeth, London SE1, Regno Unito
13 Bankside, London SE1, Regno Unito
Butler's Wharf West, 40 Shad Thames, London SE1 2YA, Regno Unito
104 Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0JN, Regno Unito
Prospect Cottage, Dungeness Rd, Romney Marsh TN29 9NE, Regno Unito
St Clement, Romney Marsh TN29 0HP, Regno Unito

Image result for Derek Jarman'''Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman'''[1] (31 January 1942 – 19 February 1994) was an English film director, stage designer, diarist, artist, gardener and author.

Jarman was born at the Royal Victoria Nursing Home in Northwood, Middlesex, England. the son of Elizabeth Evelyn (''née'' Puttock)[2] and Lancelot Elworthy Jarman. His father was a military officer, born in New Zealand. He boarded at Canford School in Dorset, and from 1960 studied at King's College London. This was followed by four years at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London (UCL), starting in 1963. He had a studio at Butler's Wharf, London, in the 1970s. Jarman was outspoken about homosexuality, his public fight for gay rights, and his personal struggle with AIDS.

On 22 December 1986, Jarman was diagnosed as HIV positive and discussed his condition in public. His illness prompted him to move to Prospect Cottage, Dungeness in Kent, near the Dungeness nuclear power station|nuclear power station. In 1994, he died of an AIDS-related illness in London,[3] aged 52. His fame had stretched far beyond the connection of streets that he had lived on so news of his death circled the world.[4] He was buried in the graveyard at St. Clements Church, Old Romney, Kent.


  1. ^Tony Peake, Derek Jarman: A Biography (Woodstock: Overlook Press, 1999), p. 13.
  2. ^Elizabeth Puttock's mother, Moselle, a daughter of Isaac Frederic Reuben, had Jewish ancestry. Tony Peake, Derek Jarman: A Biography (Woodstock: Overlook Press, 1999), p. 10
  3. ^Deaths England and Wales 1984–2006. http://www.findmypast.com/BirthsMarriagesDeaths.jsp
  4. ^"https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.proxylib.csueastbay.edu/lib/csueastbay/reader.action?docID=681156&query=". ebookcentral-proquest-com.proxylib.csueastbay.edu. Retrieved 2018-02-07