Benedict Cumberbatch

Brexit: The Uncivil War - fiction or fact?
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Brexit: The Uncivil War - fiction or fact?

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Vote Leave mastermind Dominic Cummings in new Channel 4 film
7 Jan 2019
Benedict Cumberbatch’s best TV shows and films
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Benedict Cumberbatch’s best TV shows and films

The Sherlock star has rarely been off our screens over the past decade
30 Oct 2018
Which celebrities support Brexit – and which back Remain?
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Which celebrities support Brexit – and which back Remain?

Roger Dalty, Ian Botham and Joan Collins all back leaving the European Union
5 Jun 2018
Patrick Melrose: what we know about Cumberbatch’s new series
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Patrick Melrose: what we know about Cumberbatch’s new series

Actor stars as the titular character in this bleakly funny yet harrowing literary adaptation
10 May 2018
Emmy Awards 2016: Game of Thrones in record-breaking triumph
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Emmy Awards 2016: Game of Thrones in record-breaking triumph

HBO's fantasy drama breaks record as its stars promise fans a 'crazy, unbelievable' series seven is on its way
19 Sep 2016
Can Benedict Wong save Doctor Strange from controversy?
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Can Benedict Wong save Doctor Strange from controversy?

New trailers reveal more about Mads Mikkelsen's Kaecilius and Wong the 'manservant'
16 Sep 2016
Benedict Cumberbatch's latest admirer is a 280lb gorilla
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Benedict Cumberbatch's latest admirer is a 280lb gorilla

Koko 'loves English men' and has a 'big crush' on the Sherlock actor, says documentary producer
7 Jun 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch gives a 'dazzling turn' in Hollow Crown
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Benedict Cumberbatch gives a 'dazzling turn' in Hollow Crown

Sherlock star delivers a 'gripping study of psychopathy' in BBC's adaptations of Shakespeare's 'least loved' histories
5 May 2016
Shakespeare's death: How to toast the bard's demise
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Shakespeare's death: How to toast the bard's demise

Walks, talks, TV and stage shows pay tribute to Britain's greatest playwright this weekend
18 Apr 2016
The Hollow Crown: BBC accused of sexing up the Bard
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The Hollow Crown: BBC accused of sexing up the Bard

Controversial sex scene features in new version of the War of the Roses
31 Mar 2016
Benedict Cumberbatch accused of transphobia in Zoolander 2
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Benedict Cumberbatch accused of transphobia in Zoolander 2

Campaigners call for a boycott after actor was accused of making a 'cartoonish mockery' of transgender people
23 Nov 2015
London Fashion Week 2015 – in pictures
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London Fashion Week 2015 – in pictures

Vivienne Westwood and Burberry among designers showing off spring collections
21 Sep 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet 'justifies the hype'
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Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet 'justifies the hype'

Cumberbatch is a 'five-star Hamlet' in hit-and-miss production, but is he a victim of his Sherlock fame?
26 Aug 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch begs fans not to film his Hamlet
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Benedict Cumberbatch begs fans not to film his Hamlet

After 'one hell of a week', actor says being recorded on stage is 'mortifying'
10 Aug 2015
RACE GAFFE: Cumberbatch's 'coloured' clanger
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RACE GAFFE: Cumberbatch's 'coloured' clanger

Actor apologises for causing offence after referring to black actors as 'coloured' on US talk show
27 Jan 2015
Oscar nominations 2015: can Brits win big at Academy Awards?
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Oscar nominations 2015: can Brits win big at Academy Awards?

Theory of Everything and Imitation Game tipped for success at the Oscars, if they escape each other's shadow
15 Jan 2015
Ten films to look forward to in 2015
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Ten films to look forward to in 2015

From long-awaited blockbusters to Tarantino and Pixar originals, the films that will cause a stir in 2015
13 Jan 2015
GOLDEN GLOBES: Boyhood scoops the prize
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GOLDEN GLOBES: Boyhood scoops the prize

'Biggest leap of faith in film history' pays off, as British actor Eddie Redmayne also scoops top award
12 Jan 2015
Bafta Awards 2015: Grand Budapest Hotel leads nominations
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Bafta Awards 2015: Grand Budapest Hotel leads nominations

Home grown film The Theory of Everything also does well, but critics surprised at Turner biopic snub
9 Jan 2015
'Oscar bait' Imitation Game opens London Film Festival
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'Oscar bait' Imitation Game opens London Film Festival

Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley among the stars on red carpet for LFF opening night
9 Oct 2014
London Film Festival: the ten best films - video
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London Film Festival: the ten best films - video

Ten must-see films from the London Film Festival which opens tomorrow
7 Oct 2014
Sherlock: fans tantalised by hint of Moriarty's return
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Sherlock: fans tantalised by hint of Moriarty's return

Twitter teaser promises 'biggest mysteries yet' and hint of a return for Moriarty in new Sherlock
3 Jul 2014
CELEB NO-SHOW: No 10 party fails to draw the stars
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CELEB NO-SHOW: No 10 party fails to draw the stars

Benedict Cumberbatch and Nicole Kidman are no-shows: PM has to settle for Cilla Black and Bruce Forsyth
1 Jul 2014
Year of the Snake is over
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Year of the Snake is over

Review of the Chinese year, Part 1: 'Sex God' Cumberbatch wins where David Cameron failed
28 Jan 2014
TV: Sherlock's 'thrilling' return
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TV: Sherlock's 'thrilling' return

Spoiler alert: Critics hail return of sleuth in 'thrilling' first episode of third series
2 Jan 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 1 May 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 1 May 2013

1 May 2013
Americans 'can't do period drama' says Downton creator
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Americans 'can't do period drama' says Downton creator

Julian Fellowes's comments 'baffling' as new Downton series will star two American actresses
21 Aug 2012
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