Biography

Film

The Penguins of Madagascar (unknown) (2015)

The Lost City of Z (Percy Fawcett) – (2015)

The Man Who (Brian Epstein)  - Attached

The Imitation Game (Alan Turing) (2014/2015)

The Fifth Estate (Julian Assange) (2013)

August: Osage County (Little Charlie) (2013)

12 Years a Slave (William Ford) (2013)

Jerusalem (narrator)(2013)

Little Favour (Wallace) (2013) (short)

Star Trek sequel (John Harrison) (2013)

Where There’s a Will (attached)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey/There and Back Again (Smaug, The Necromancer) (2012/2013/2014)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Peter Guillam) (Nominated for a BIFA for best supporting actor (2011)

War Horse (Major Stewart) (2011)

Wreckers (David) (2010)

The Whistleblower (Nick Phillips) (2010)

Third Star (James) (2010)

Four Lions (Ed) (2010)

Creation (Joseph Hooker) (2009)

Burlesque Fairytales (Henry Clark) (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl (William Carey) (2008)

Atonement (Paul Marshall) (2007)

Inseparable (Joe/Charlie) (Short) (2007)

Amazing Grace (William Pitt) (2006) Nominated for the British Breakthrough Award at the London Film Critics Circle Awards

Starter for Ten (Patrick Watts) (2006)

The Dark Side of the Earth (showreel) (Maximillian Clarke)

 

Theatre

Hamlet (Hamlet) (Announced – From August 2015)

Letters Live (2013)

Look Back in Anger (Jimmy Porter) rehearsed reading- Duke of York’s theatre (2012)

Frankenstein – (Victor Frankenstein/The Monster) – National Theatre (2011) Olivier Award for best actor (2012), Evening Standard Theatre Award for best actor (2011), Critic’s Circle Award for best actor (2011)

The Children’s Monologues gala  (Shephard)  - The Old Vic (2010)

After the Dance (David Scott-Fowler) – National Theatre (2010)

The City (Chris) – Royal Court Theatre (2008)

The Arsonists (Eisenring) – Royal Court Theatre (2007)

Rhinoceros (Berenger) – Royal Court Theatre (2007)

Period of Adjustment (George Haverstick) – Almeida Theatre (2006)

Hedda Gabler (George Tesman) – Almeida Theatre and West End (2005) -Nominated for an Olivier Award for best supporting actor

The Lady by the Sea (Lyngstrand) – Almeida Theatre (2004)

Romeo and Juliet (Benvolio)- Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (2002)

As You Like it (Orlando) – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (2002) 

Oh What a Lovely War – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (2002) 

Love’s Labours Lost (King of Navarre) – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (2001)

A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream (Demetrius) – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (2001)

 

Television

Richard III (Richard III) – Announced to air in 2015 or 2016

WW1 Tunnels of Death (narrator) 2012

Parade’s End (Christopher Tietjens) (2012) – Emmy award nomination, Broadcasting Press Guild Award for best actor (joint win with Sherlock) Critics Choice Television award nomination for best actor in a mini series (2013)

The Dreams of William Golding (narrator) (2012)

Did God Create the Universe? (narrator) (2012)

The Rattigan Enigma – Benedict Cumberbatch on Rattigan (BBC4 documentary) (2011)

Sherlock (Sherlock Holmes) (Signed for 3 series starting in 2010)

Awards to date for Benedict’s portrayal of Sherlock Holmes include National Television Award for best detective (2014), two Broadcasting Press Guild Awards for best actor (in 2013 awarded jointly for his portrayal of Sherlock and of Christopher Tietjens in Parade’s End and in 2011 awarded jointly for his portrayal of Sherlock and Vincent Van Gogh in Van Gogh: Painted with Words), two Crime Thriller Awards for best actor (2012 and 2010), a Satellite Award for best actor in a mini series or movie (2012), a Critics Choice Award for best actor in a mini series (2012), TV Choice Award for best actor (2012) and the  PAAFTJ Award for best cast in a mini series or movie (2012),

Nominations to date for his portrayal of Sherlock include two BAFTA Nominations for best actor in both 2012 and 2011, an Emmy nomination for best actor in a mini series or movie (2012), a Golden Globe nomination for best actor in a mini series or movie (2013),  a Broadcast Award nomination for best actor (2013) and two National Television Awards nominations for best actor (2013 and 2010).

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking (narrator) (2010)

Van Gogh: Painted with Words (Vincent Van Gogh) (Broadcasting Press Guilds Awards Best Actor awarded for Sherlock and Van Gogh) (2010)

Small Island (Bernard) (2009) -Nominated for a BAFTA award for best supporting actor

South Pacific (narrator) (2009)

The Turning Point (Guy Burgess) (2009)

Marple: Murder is Easy (Luke Fitzwilliam) (2009)

The Last Enemy (Stephen Ezard) (2008)

Stuart: A Life Backwards (Alexander Marsters) (2007)

Broken News (Will Parker) (2005)

To the Ends of the Earth (Edmund Talbot) (2005)

Nathan Barley (Robin) (2005)

Hawking (Stephen Hawking) (2004) - Golden Nymph award Best Actor, Nominated for a BAFTA award for best actor. 

Dunkirk (Lt Jimmy Langley) (2004)

Fortysomething (Rory Slippery) (2003)

Spooks (episode 2.1) (Jim North) (2003)

Cambridge Spies (episode 1.2) (Edward Hand) (2003)

Heartbeat (Charles/Toby)  

Silent Witness (2 episodes) (Warren Reid) (2002) 

Tipping the Velvet (Freddy) (2002)

Fields of Gold (Jeremy) (2002) 

 

Radio

Rumpole and the Sleeping Partners (Young Rumpole) (2014)

Rumpole and the Old Boy Network (Young Rumpole)(2014)

Neverwhere (Angel Islington) (2013)

Copenhagen (Werner Heisenberg) (2013)

Rumpole and the Explosive Evidence (Young Rumpole) (2012)

Rumpole and the Man of God (Young Rumpole) (2012) 

Cabin Pressure (Captain Martin Crieff) (4 series) (2008 -2014 )

Tom and Viv (Tom) – BBC Radio 4 Play 

Rumpole and the Eternal Triangle (Young Rumpole)

Rumpole and the Family Pride (Young Rumpole)

Metamorphosis (narrator)

Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders (Young Rumpole) 

Good Evening (Dudley Moore) – BBC Radio 4 Play

Spellbound (Dr Murchison) BBC Radio 4 Play

Chatterton – The Allington Solution (Thomas Chatterton) BBC Radio 4 Play 

At War with Wellington (Duke of Wellington) BBC Radio 4 series

The Last Days of Grace  BBC Radio 4 play

The Pillow Book  (Tadanobu) (BBC Radio 4 series)

The Possessed (Nikolai Stavrogin) BBC Radio 4 Play

The Cocktail Party (Peter Quiipe) – BBC Radio 4 play

Seven Women (Tovey) BBC Radio 4 play

The Biggest Secret (Captain Rob Collins) BBC Radio 4 Play

The Odyssey (Telemachus) – BBC Radio 4

The Raj Quartet (Nigel Rowan) BBC Radio 4 series

Kepler (Johannes Kepler)

The Recruiting Officer (Worthy) – BBC Radio 4 play


Audio Books

The Snowman and the Snowdog (audio book)

Nightjar – Audio game (voice)

Sherlock Holmes: The Rediscovered Railway Mysteries and other stories (reader) (audio book)

Words for You: The Next Chapter (audio)

Doctor Who: Forty Five (Howard Carter) – Big Finish Audio

Blake 7: The Early Years – The Dust Run and The Trial (audio)

Ngaio Marsh: Death in a White Tie (reader) (audio book)

Ngaio Marsh: Artists in Crime (reader) (audio book)

Ngaio Marsh: Scales of Justice (reader) (audio book)

Casanova: The Venetian Years (reader) (audio book)

 

Commercials 

Hiscox Insurance - There is a Light campaign(directed by Tomas Alfredson)

Google + - “Tom” – campaign

Jaguar - Technical Film & adverts 

Pimms - Summer Party Campaign

Sony- Handycam NEX-5N