Interviews

In this section you’ll find an archive of Benedict Cumberbatch’s interviews over the years:

2014

Fandango interview with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: Fandango – 7 December 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch on the Penguins of Madagascar
Source: Daily Star – 7 December 2014

Cumberbatch on the Imitation Game
Source: NY Daily News – 23 November 2014

Its amazing to find someone you love
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer – 21 November 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch: My managers are people on the verge of a nervous breakdown
Source: Fast Company – 18 November 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch wants to get drunk with Alan Turing
Source: USA Today

BAFTA -Behind Closed Doors
Source: BAFTA LA

Benedict Cumberbatch on Alan Turing: He should be on banknotes
Source: The Telegraph – 1 November 2014

The Imitation Game with Annette Insdorf
Source: 92Y

To Be or Not to Be
Source: Elle UK – December 2014

The Gospel According to Benedict
Source: Out – 14 October 2014

Why Benedict Cumberbatch is a lock for Oscar attention with The Imitation Game
Source: Now TIFF – 4 September 2014

Sherlock brings his Hamlet to the big screen
Source: Daily Mail – 28 August 2014

More Shakespeare than Strange
Source: USA Today – 25 July 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch talks Sherlock, Penguins & more
Source: LA Times – 25 July 2014

Cumberbatch, Malkovich flock to Penguins
Source: USA Today 25 July 2014

 Benedict Cumberbatch – My London
Source: BA Highlife April 2014

The Case of the Accidental Superstar
Source: New York Times – 9 March 2014

Being Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: The Standard -22 February 2014

BAFTA -In Conversation
13th February 2014

Starfury Events – Benedict Cumberbatch Q&A
9th February 2014

USA Today – Benedict Cumberbatch’s Very Big Year
Source: USA Today – 29 January 2014

Collider -Benedict Cumberbatch talks Sherlock series 3
Source: Collider – 21 January 2014

GQ – The Many Lives of Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: GQ Magazine – January 2014

Radio Times – Steven Moffat interviews Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: Radio Times – 1 January 2014

2013

BBC Press – Benedict Cumberbatch interview
Source: BBC Press – 19 December 2013

GQ Magazine – Outtakes
Source: GQ Magazine – 17 December 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch & Martin Freeman interview
Source: What’s On Tv – 17 December 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch on Smaug his porn star dragon
Source: Hero Complex – 16 December 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch on lonely dragons
Source: Moviefone – 11 December 2013

The Year of the Cumberbatch
Source: USA Today – 8 December 2013

Den of Geek interview Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: Den of Geek – 7 December 2013

AALBC.com Interview
Source: AALBC – December 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch by Gary Oldman
Source: Interview – November 2013

Secrets, Leaks & Sherlock
Source: Time – 26 October 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch:Just as lovely as you think he is
Source: Washington Post -11 October 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch and the curious case of the auburn hair
Source: Toronto Star – 14 September 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch on Assange, Meryl and those pesky Star Wars rumours
Source: Cineplex Com – 11 September 2013

The Fifth Estate: Benedict Cumberbatch on interpreting Julian Assange
Source – MSN Entertainment Canada – 11 September 2013

TIFF 2013- A bounty of Benedict Cumberbatch performances
Source: Los Angeles Times – 10 September 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch – Star Wars? We’ll wait and see
Source: The Telegraph – 7 September 2013

Emmys 2013 – Benedict Cumberbatch on Parade’s End
Source: Los Angeles Times – 19 July 2013

2013 Emmy Nominations – Benedict Cumberbatch reacts
Source EOnline – 18 July 2013

Cumberbatch on his Emmy nomination and loving Matt Damon
Source – Vulture – 18 July 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness – Benedict Cumberbatch enjoys being a villain
Source – LA Times – 18 May 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch, Out of Darkness
Source: Vulture- 16 May 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch on Star Trek, Sherlock & Julian Assange
Source: Rolling Stone – 15 May 2013

5 Questions for Benedict Cumberbatch
USA Today

Benedict Cumberbatch on why he can’t talk about Star Trek Into Darkness
Source: Huffington Post – 13 May 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch on JJ Abrams, Spencer Hart & the best dresses member of the Enterprise Crew
Source: GQ – 13 May 2013

What’s not to love about Benedict Cumberbatch?
The Times – 11 May 2013

Uncut – Interview with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source – Uncut – 3 May 2013

Sun’s Sexiest Man says he is baffled by sex symbol status
Source – The Sun – 1 May 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch on his meteoric rise to stardom
Source: Daily Mail – 28 April 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch on the Naked Scientists Podcast

Cumberbatch turns to the dark side

Source: FZdotcom 19 February 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch on fame, science and his new Radio3 Play Copenhagen
Source: Radio Times 11 January 2013

2012

I’m not playing Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness
Source: Access Hollywood – 12 December 2012

A Rake’s Progress
Source: Shortlist magazine – August 2012

The Lonely Detective
Source: The Big Issue – 20 August 2012

Welcome to the Pleasure Zone
Source: Radio Times – 18-24 August 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch returns in Parade’s End
Source: The Telegraph – 11 August 2012 

Parade’s End – A series to challenge Downton
Source: The Independent-11 August 2012

Parade’s End – Interview with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: BBC Press Pack 1 August 2012

Cheltenham Festivals – 13 July 2012

Hollywood’s Most Wanted
Source:InStyle Magazine – August 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Modelling Debut at Spencer Hart show
Source: ITN – 15 June 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch on playing Sherlock at 50
Source:TV Line – 14 June 2012

Why do women go nuts for me?
Source: The Mirror – 13 June 2012

Interview about Sherlock
Source: Popsugar – 4 June 2012

Marvel Podcast with Benedict Cumberbatch & Steven Moffat
Source: Marvel – 22 May 2012

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn – May 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch Lights it Up
Source: LA Times – 9 May 2012

The Uncensored Sherlock Interview
Source: Metro- 6 May 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch discusses Series 2 of Sherlock
Source: Forbes- 5 June 2012

Holmes at Last
Source:New York Post 6 May 2012

Elementary My Dear Viewer
Source: Slate – 4 May 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock, Smaug and Spying
Source: NPR – 4 May 2012

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch on his Sleuth’s sexuality
Source: IndieWire – 4 May 2012

You Must Know: Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: ET Online 4 May 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch flattered by racy Sherlock fanfic
Source: MTV – 2 May 2012 

It takes a lot of effort to play clever
Source: Canada.com – 1 May 2012 

Benedict Cumberbatch beats Obama in Time 100 Poll
Source: Zap2It – 28 April 2012 

Role to Role: From Sherlock to Star Trek
Source: New York Times – 26 April 2012 

How an iphone audition got Benedict Cumberbatch into the Star Trek sequel
Source: New York Times – 26 April 2012 

Sherlock star dyes hair, loves JJ Abrams
Source: Zap2It – 25 April 2012 

Benedict Cumberbatch names his top 10 tunes 

for Two Paddocks – March 2012 

The Hobbit is going to be amazing
Source: MTV- 29 February 2012 

Q&A: Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: The Guardian – 6 January 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston interview
Source: View London – 5 January 2012 

Benedict Cumberbatch on Sherlock’s Return
Source: Empire Magazine – 5 January 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch talks Star Trek sequel and Sherlock series 3
Source: Collider – 5 January 2012 

The Times: Interview with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman
Source:The Sunday Times 1 January 2012

Caitlin Moran: My Love Affair with Sherlock
Source: The Time

2011

The Sun – TV Buzz Magazine
Source: 31 December 2011

Benedict Cumberbatch:The Ideal Holmes
Source: The Telegraph – 30 December 2011 

Heat: Interview with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: Heat – 31 December 2011

Benedict Cumberbatch Q&A
Source: Digital Spy – 30 December 2011 

Appetite for Deduction
Source: Shortlist – 15 December 2011

Interview with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: BBC Presspack – 8 December 2011 

Holiday Holmes: Benedict Cumberbatch in the Seychelles
Source: Evening Standard – 25 November 2011 

Benedict Cumberbatch talks about preparing to play Smaug in The Hobbit
Source: Collider – 21 November 2011 

The Cold War heats up for Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: Herald Scotland – 11 September 2011

On the couch with Mr Cumberbatch
Source:The Observer – 4 September 2011 

I’ve always wanted to play a spy
Source: Daily Mail – 13 July 2011 

Haagen-Dazs – A-List Competition Q&A
May 2011

I’ve been the next big thing for 10 years
Source: The Big Issue- 16 May 2011

Benedict Cumberbatch on fame, death & a new film
Source: The Times – May 2011

Of Monsters & Men
Source: More Intelligent Life – April 2011

Frankenstein is about bad parenting
Source: Metro- 21 February 2011 

2010

I felt like I had rabies or that I was a king
Source:The Guardian- 7 November 2010

New Sherlock Holmes Benedict Cumberbatch on portraying a sociopath
Source: The Wall Street Journal – 22 October 2010 

Benedict Cumberbatch modernises Sherlock Holmes
Source: USA Today – 20 October 2010

In Sherlock a classic sleuth for the modern age
Source: NPR – 15 October 2010 

Hero of Baker Street returns and has he got news for you
Source: The Independent – 10 October 2010

Sherlock and War Horse interview
Source: Collider – 3 October 2010 

Benedict Cumberbatch:The Fabulous Baker Street Boy
Source: The Sunday Times – 15 August 2010

Shifting Sherlock into the 21st Century
Source: The Times – 24 July 2010

Nice Shirt Sherlock:Q&A with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: Esquire – 23 July 2010

Getting Sherlock Holmes a joy & a worry
Source: BBC News – 23 July 2010 

Sherlock Holmes returns but this time its the 21st century
Source: The Telegraph – 23 July 2010

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Interview
Source: Den of Geek – 22 July 2010 

My London: Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: Evening Standard – 21 July 2010 

My Cultural Life – Harpers Bazaar
Source: Harpers Bazaar – 2010

Benedict Cumberbatch – My very modern Sherlock
Source: What’s on TV – 21 July 2010

Question & Answer with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: London Theatre.co.uk – 19 July 2010 

Benedict Cumberbatch on playing Sherlock Holmes
Source: The Guardian – 17 July 2010 

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Sherlock Holmes
Source: BBC Press Pack – 12 July 2010

Interview with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: The Scotsman – 5 June 2010

Benedict Cumberbatch: Stepping into the Lead
Source: Evening Standard – 1 June 2010 

2009

Small Island: Benedict Cumberbatch plays Bernard
Source: BBC Press – 14 October 2009

Benedict Cumberbatch on Creation the movie
Source: Youtube

To the Ends of the Earth interview
Source: BBC Press 2008 

Under their Skins
Source:The Guardian – 29 April 2008 

On the move with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: Angel Magazine – 2008 

The Last Enemy interview
Source: The Telegraph – 16 Feb 2008 

The Last Enemy interview
Source: Indie London – 2008

The 5 minute interview – Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: The Independent – 7 February 2008 

Benedict Cumberbatch’s rising star
Source: The Times – 3 November 2007

Watch out for a posh bloke with a silly name
Source: The Telegraph – 4 November 2006

Collider interview – Starter for Ten
Source: Collider 

20 Questions with Benedict Cumberbatch
Source: What’s on Stage – 25 April 2005 

Face Value
Source: The Times – 26 June 2005

A brief history of Hawking
Source: The Telegraph – 6 April 2004 

Hawking interview
Source: BBC Press  – 2004