British actors have a particularly strong relationship with the works of Shakespeare, as they’ll have studied his plays when honing their stagecraft and possibly discovered some of their best thespian tricks while working out how …
There’s an interesting little interview with Steven Moffat on BBC Newsbeat, in which he explains a little about what it is like running two of the most highly regarded TV shows on the planet. And the key detail that emerges from …
Remember the letters between wartime sweethearts Bessie Moore and Chris Barker that Sherlock co-stars Louise Brealey and Benedict Cumberbatch read out, first for Letters Live and then for BBC Radio 4?
OK, so it’s not a new episode of Sherlock, but it’s close.
Over the weekend, Benedict Cumberbatch took on a promtional mantle for MG Motors in China, and revealed a commercial he’d made in which he biffs around London and the English countryside in one of their cars.
If you find dating hard now, imagine what it was like during wartime.
WWII soldier Chris Barker, stationed in Cairo, and former colleague Morse code interpreter Bessie Moore, based in London, kept in touch by exchanging letters topped up with romantic sentiments.
When we first learned a six-foot statue of Benedict Cumberbatch was being made out of chocolate, to go on display at London’s Westfield center, it made us ask, “Will it be eaten?
For chocolate lovers, and Benedict Cumberbatch lovers, your day has come.
UKTV Play polled 2,000 British women asking them to vote for the “dishiest TV drama actor.”
As promised, here’s the poem by Carol Ann Duffy, the Poet Laureate, that was read by Benedict Cumberbatch at yesterday’s (March 26) reburial of Richard III, the infamous 15th century king of England.
Warning: some of the clips in this post are incredibly sad.
The website Letters of Note is staging another of its Letters Live seasons next week at London’s Freemasons’ Hall. The event, like the website, is based on a simple premise, that other people’s correspondence is …
This Thursday (March 26), the remains of the English king Richard III will be reburied in Leicester cathedral. His bones had been discovered by contractors digging out a car park in Leicester in 2012, and having been examined and his …