Articles Tagged 'Chelsea Flower Show'

Benedict Cumberbatch

6 Ways for Benedict Cumberbatch to Celebrate His 38th Birthday

Believe it or not, it’s that time of year. Today (July 19), Benedict Cumberbatch turns 38. And what a year it has been for the fabled Busy Benedict. He featured in 2013’s Best Picture-winning 12 Years a Slave. He breathed life into a variety of iconic personas like Smaug the dragon, Julian Assange, and Kurt Vonnegut. A new batch […]

Chelsea Flower Show 2014

Snapshot: 10 Heartening Photos from the WWI-Themed Chelsea Flower Show

Benedict Cumberbatch and his mum weren’t the only stars at London’s Chelsea Flower Show taking place this week, May 20 to 24. Who else are we talking about? The flowers of course. The Royal Horticulture Society’s annual event revolves around a World War I theme this year, marking the 100th anniversary of the beginning of […]

Benedict Cumberbatch and Wanda Ventham

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch and His Mum at the Chelsea Flower Show

As promised last week, yesterday Benedict Cumberbatch appeared on the BBC’s coverage of the Chelsea Flower Show with his mum Wanda Ventham, talking about gardening, his roof terrace, and his memories of playing in London parks. There’s really not much that needs saying about it, for Cumberbatch fans, to watch him strolling about looking at […]

Sherlock and his parents

Benedict Cumberbatch to Launch BBC’s Chelsea Flower Show with his Mum

This is just advance warning: next week we’ll be bringing you some footage that might cause involuntary head-tilts, raised pulses and the irresistible urge to hug someone, while buying flowers. Benedict Cumberbatch will be helping the BBC to launch their coverage of this year’s Chelsea Flower Show next Monday (May 19), with a little assistance […]

Celebrity Gnomes

Bearded Riff-Raff Invade The Chelsea Flower Show

See these hirsute little men? See their pointy hats? I’m ashamed to admit that they have been allowed entry into one of the finest events in the British horticultural calendar: the Chelsea Flower Show, for the first time ever. Every year, until now, vulgar little gnomes like these have been rightly kept out, by the […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Has Gone Absolutely Potty!

Take a breather, Downton Abbey fans. Other than a display of flower power, there’s not a lot happening on the news front for your favorite TV period drama this week. Season Two has finally begun airing in Australia, filming continues on Season Three in England, and, according to the Hollywood Reporter, Jessica Brown Findlay, who played […]