VIDEO: When Benedict Cumberbatch Photobombed U2

Benedict Cumberbatch arrives at the Oscars.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Benedict Cumberbatch arrives at the Oscars. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

We’ve all seen the photo…

…but until now video evidence of Benedict Cumberbatch’s spectacular photobomb of U2 at this year’s Academy Awards has been sadly lacking.

And then Max Clendaniel published this on YouTube. And you can see the idea steal across Benedict’s face, just before he leaps into action.

Go Benny Go!

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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