Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch


Benedict Cumberbatch studied Drama at Manchester University, and trained at LAMDA


For the National: 50 Years on Stage, Frankenstein, After the Dance

In London's West End: Hedda Gabler

Other theatre includes: two seasons with the New Shakespeare Company; The Lady from the Sea, Period of Adjustment, Rhinoceros, The Arsonists, The City


Richard III (forthcoming), Tipping the Velvet, Silent Witness, Nathan Barley, Spooks, Dunkirk, To the Ends of the Earth, The Last Enemy, Hawking, Small Island, Parade's End, Sherlock


Black Mass (forthcoming), Jungle Book (forthcoming), War Horse, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Starter for Ten, Amazing Grace, Third Star, Wreckers, Stuart: A Life Backwards, The Other Boleyn Girl, Atonement, The Hobbit, Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Fifth Estate, August: Osage Country, 12 Years a Slave, Penguins of Madagascar, The Imitation Game


Frankenstein – Olivier Award and Evening Standard Award for Best Actor

Hedda Gabler – Olivier nomination and Ian Charleson nomination

Hawking – BAFTA nomination

Small Island – BAFTA nomination

Parade's End – Emmy nomination

The Imititation Game – BAFTA, Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations


Published August 2015