He acted in the New Shakespeare Company production of Joan Littlewood's play, "Oh! What a Lovely War!," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Alan Westaway, Laura Main, John Hodgkinson, Carol Macready, Benedict Cumberbatch, Liza Sadovy, Michael Medwin, Timothy Kightley, Michael Sadler, Rebecca Johnson, ...
1 Interview |
7 Articles |
16 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[on delivering a successful performance] It's rather like a sportsman, where you hit a sweet spot and think, "Oh, that felt good." You don't necessarily know why it is. It's pretty fleeting, and I guess that's how it should be, because the minute you try to hold on to it, it's too precious, and you start to try to reinvigorate the ghost of what you've done rather than keep evolving it.
His character Sherlock Holmes' warm relationship with Mrs. Hudson is influenced by Cumberbatch's own real-life relationship with Una Stubbs
, as she is good friends with his mother and she has seen him grow up.
Often portrays posh upper-class figures