Benedict Cumberbatch

Martin Freeman: “I Always Like Finishing Jobs”

There was a typically forthright interview with Martin Freeman in yesterday’s Independent, given primarily to promote his role in the chilling post-war drama The Eichmann Show, but which actually took place during the third day of …

So How Did Our Oscar Nominees Respond?

Yesterday, the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards were announced and some of our favorite British talents found themselves firmly on the guestlist. And of course, this is the sort of thing that creates its own news …

WATCH: When Ellen Met Benedict

This is the latest in an ongoing series in which we show Benedict Cumberbatch being gracious in an interview for which the questions must have been prepared without taking into account any other interviews that may have happened before. …

5 Inventive Versions of the ‘Sherlock’ Theme

David Arnold and Michael Price’s theme music for the BBC’s Sherlock is one of the most recognizable and classy themes in British TV history. It has bits of old spy music in there—not least John Barry’s work on the …

British Stars at the Golden Globes

Let’s kick off the awards season with some Brit spotting at the 2015 Golden Globes. Some of our favorite British actors were in attendance to accept awards, present awards, rub elbows with their Hollywood counterparts, or just …

Redmayne, Cumberbatch Nominated for BAFTAs

The nominations for the 2015 BAFTA Film Awards have just been announced, and as you would expect, a good proportion of the year’s best British movies have been recognized for the works of extreme marvelousness that they are.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sophie Hunter Are Expecting

Congratulations are in order once again for Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter. Just two months after news that the couple had gotten engaged—announced in the London Times, classily—it has been revealed that they are …