Articles Tagged '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 far as the new series’ acting credentials would go, however, then you didn’t reckon on […]

Benedict, RadioTimes FINAL

First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch, James McAvoy and Cast of ‘Neverwhere’ 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 Thrones), Sophie Okonedo (Doctor Who) and David Harewood (Homeland). Neverwhere first aired in 1996 on BBC Two as a television program. The […]

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? Folks, I offer you Sophie Okonedo. She reflects multi-cultural Britain in a way that most actors cannot; she’s of Nigerian and Jewish heritage, and she’s London born-and-raised. Her acting […]