Tag Archives: Sophie Okonedo

British Acting Heavyweights Gather for ‘The Hollow Crown’

It was already reported back in April that Benedict Cumberbatch was going to be playing Richard III in a new Shakespeare adaptation for the BBC, as part of a sequel to the 2012 series The Hollow Crown. If you thought that that was as ...

WATCH: Sophie Okonedo on Opportunities for Black Actors in Britain vs U.S.

As she walked into Radio City Music Hall last night, where she won her first Tony Award, British actress Sophie Okonedo proclaimed, “I think being a black actor in America is a lot easier than in Britain. I’ve just had a lot more ...

First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch, James McAvoy and Cast of ‘Neverwhere’

RadioTimes.com has the skinny on the new Radio 4 production of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere, revealing a first look at the Britlicious cast made up of Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), James McAvoy (X-Men), Natalie Dormer (Game of ...

For Your Consideration as Doctor Who: Sophie Okonedo

Female scientists are lobbying for a female Doctor Who, and many people say it’s time for a black Timelord. What about a black female Doctor Who?