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Articles Tagged 'Letters of Note'

Benedict Cumberbatch (Photo: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

Benedict Cumberbatch Writes a Letter to Santa

What do you get the man who has everything and a new family to boot? Well, he’s got some ideas. Letters of Noel is a celebration of National Letter Writing Day in the U.K. (December 7) and a way to promote another run of the hugely successful Letters Live events, in which celebrities read some […]

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WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch and Louise Brealey Read ‘Letters Live’

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 fascinating. So having collected various letters and notes—including Queen […]

Benedict Cumberbatch at the Hay Festival

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Reads a Letter from Kurt Vonnegut

It has been a busy Hay literary festival for Benedict Cumberbatch. On Friday (May 30), he appeared onstage with Hugh Bonneville reading the winning entries in a BBC Radio 2 children’s story competition, and over the weekend he took part in Letters Live, a series of dramatic readings of notable correspondence, to a packet tent […]