Press

Items of press featuring Benedict Cumberbatch

2014 Press

The Telegraph
Benedict Cumberbatch – A Hamlet worth waiting for – 1 August 2014

LA Times
Benedict Cumberbatch charms the fanboy faithful – 24 July 2014

USA Today
Sneak peek: Penguins of Madagascar – 8 June 2014

GQ
Gimme Danger: Benedict Cumberbatch channels Iggy Pop at Hay – 3 June 2014

Vanity Fair
Watch Benedict Cumberbatch impersonate Iggy Pop and Kurt Vonnegut – 3 June 2014

The Telegraph
Benedict Cumberbatch plays American stars at Hay- 31 May 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch brings romantic letters to life – 30 May 2014

BA Highlife
Benedict Cumberbatch: Ice driving in Finland – 31 March 2014

Yahoo TV
Inside the cult of Benedict Cumberbatch – 1 February 2014

The New Yorker
Fan Friction: Sherlock and its audiences – 27 January 2014

Rolling Stone
How Sherlock made Holmes sexy again – 24 January 2014

Blinkbox (Cumberbatchweb guest post)
Decoding the Sherlock Phenomenon – 22 January 2013

Radio Times
Sherlock is most watched drama series for over a decade – 22 January 2014

New York Times
The Logical Sherlock for our time – 17 January 2014

The Guardian
Sherlock:Nearly 10 million watch BBC Detectives Return – 1 January 2014

The Telegraph
Filming the way Sherlock faked his death for The Empty Hearse – 1 January 2014

2013 Press

The Telegraph
Sherlock: How it became a global phenomenon – 29 December 2013

Time Magazine
Go behind the scenes with Benedict Cumberbatch – 17 October 2013

Esquire
Why ladies love Benedict Cumberbatch- 10 October 2013

The Independent
Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson beat Ryan Gosling and Jennifer Lawrence to be named world’s sexiest film stars – 1 October 2013

Metro
Five Reasons Benedict Cumberbatch is worth the hype – 23 August 2013

The Telegraph
The Elementary Sex Appeal of Benedict Cumberbatch – 29 July 2013

Daily Mail
Benedict Cumberbatch overwhelmed by sea of excited fans at airport – 15 July 2013

Anglophenia
Brits with Birthdays: Felicitations are due to Benedict Cumberbatch- 15 July 2013

The Atlantic
Remember when actors wanted to be versatile – Benedict Cumberbatch does- 21 May 2013

Variety
Benedict Cumberbatch to star in Del Toro’s Crimson Peak – 4 April 2013

This is Bristol
Sherlock Star Benedict Cumberbatch films in Bristol - 26 March 2013

BBC
Parade’s End wins four Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Radio Times
Parade’s End director calls Benedict Cumberbatch “one of the finest actors of his generation” – 27 February 2013

BBC
Benedict Cumberbatch leads TV Award Nominees – 7 February 2013

MTV
Star Trek and Benedict Cumberbatch – The Curious Case of Benaddiction

2012 Press

Entertainment Weekly
Benedict Cumberbatch on playing a villain: Will ‘Star Trek’ feel his wrath?


Radio Times
Sherlock voted best show of 2012 by Radio Times Critics – 28 December 2012

Empire Magazine
Alice Eve, Benedict Cumberbatch & Bryan Burk Star Trek Into Darkness Q&A

Radio Times
Time Travellers – Article on Copenhagen – November 2012

Bach Track
Benedict Cumberbatch joins the Britten Oboe quartet in Wimbledon – 18 November 2012

The Mail
Winning is elementary- Benedict Cumberbatch helps Sherlock score three gongs at the Crime Thriller Awards

Radio Times
Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman triumph at Crime Thriller Awards

The Telegraph
Sherlock actor plans to play Hamlet – 20 June 2012

The Telegraph
Benedict Cumberbatch takes top Critics Choice Award – 19 June 2012

BBC News
Sherlock’s Cumberbatch picks up US TV prize – 19 June 2012

The Princes Trust
Sherlock Star supports young filmmakers – June 2012

The Sun
Benedict Cumberbatch Sher Looks Good – 18 June 2012

The Mail
Elementary my dear whiskey glass – 16 June 2012

GQ
Benedict Cumberbatch makes his catwalk debut at Spencer Hart – 15 June 2012

The Guardian
Sherlock star on the catwalk as first British menswear fashion week begins – 15 June 2012

Marvel
Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch and Steven Moffat visit Marvel Comics – 22 May 2012

Metro News
Sherlock Fans Make Cumberbatch Feel Right at Holmes – 8 May 2012

Hollywood Reporter
Benedict Cumberbatch Fans Power Star to Sun’s Sexiest Man Award, topping David Beckham – 7 May 2012 

The Sun
Benedict Cumberbatch sexier than 1D? It’s Elementary – 7 May 2012

MTV
Star Trek quiz stumps Benedict Cumberbatch – 2 May 2012

Olivier Awards
Cumberbatch and Miller share Actor Award – 15 April 2012

Radio Times
Danny Boyle – Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the leading actors in the world – 9 April 2012

Radio Times
Benedict Cumberbatch beats Barack Obama and Lady Gaga in Time Magazine 100 poll – 7 April 2012

MTV
Benedict Cumberbatch is incredible in Star Trek Alex Kurtzman says – 4 April 2012

MTV
Star Trek 2 Cast welcoming to Benedict Cumberbatch – 27 February 2012

Daily Mail
Mr Spock is beaten up by Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch after vulcan pinch fails in new Star Trek Movie – 26 February 2012

Radio Times
Benedict Cumberbatch as you’ve never seen him before – 21 February 2012

Radio Times
Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch and Louise Brealey beat Doctor Who Stars in Valentine’s Poll – 15 February 2012

The Huffington Post
The Benedict Cumberbatch Situation – 25 January 2012

The Sun
A Monster Ht for Benedict Cumberbatch – 25 January 2012

The Guardian
National Theatre sweeps board at Critics Circle Awards – 24 January 2012

Evening Standard
Sherlock and Sheridan are the Critics Choices – 24 January 2012

Evening Standard
The Benedict Cumberbatch Band Wagon – 20 January 2012

Digital Spy
Benedict Cumberbatch named greatest ever on screen Sherlock Holmes – 17 January 2012

Collidor
Benedict Cumberbatch talks Star Trek Sequel and Sherlock season 3 – 5 January 2012

The Telegraph
Benedict Cumberbatch to be new Star Trek villain – 5 January 2012

Variety
Cumberbatch to play villain in Star Trek 2 – 4 January 201
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Deadline
Star Trek Sequel Hires Hot British Actor – 4 January 2012

Trek Movie
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch cast as Star Trek sequel villain – 4 January 2012

2011 Press

The Playlist
Bright Shining Stars: The Breakthrough Performances of 2011 – December 2011

The Sun
Sherlocks like a nice girl Holmes – 9 December 2011

The Independent
The Case of the Amazing Reinvention: On set with the stars of TV’s Sherlock – 9 December 2011

GQ
Sherlock Series 2: Five Deductions – 8 December 2011

The Guardian
Sherlock returns for second BBC Series – 8 December 2011

Whats on Stage
Frankensteins Share Best Actor in Standard Awards

BBC
Frankenstein stars win Evening Standard Theatre Awards – 20 November 2011

The Guardian
Evening Standard Theatre Awards – pair win joint prize for Frankenstein roles – 20 November 2011

BBC
Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller vie for award – 7 November 2011

The Telegraph
Evening Standard Theatre Awards – Families and co-stars compete – 7 November 2011

The Guardian
Evening Standard theatre awards shortlist unleashes a monster fight – 7 November 2011

Evening Standard
Two Frankensteins go head to head- 7 November 2011

Variety
10 Actors to Watch 2011 – Benedict Cumberbatch – 31 October 2011

Variety
British acting trio “Spy” golden opportunity- 1 October 2011

BBC
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy retains UK box office title – 27 September 2011

The Guardian
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy premiere at the Venice Film Festival in pictures – 5 September 2011

BBC
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy premieres at the Venice Film Festival – 5 September 2011

The Observer
Venice Film Festival – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Poised for the prize – 4 September 2011

The Observer
On the Couch with Mr Cumberbatch – 4 September 2011

The Telegraph
On the Set of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – 3 September 2011

Time Out
New Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy trailer showcases potential Oscar nominees – 7 August 2011

Screen Daily
Cumberbatch, Cox, Harrison attached to Where There’s a Will – 29 July 2011

The Guardian
Sherlock: Finally a repeat we want to see – 20 July 2011

The Mail
Is this the end for Sherlock? – 20 July 2011

The Sun
Sherlock is cluesing for a bruising – 20 July 2011

The Sun
Sherlock Holmes and “Want Some”? – 15 July 2011

Radio Times
Benedict Cumberbatch: The Road to Sherlock – 12 July 2011

The Guardian
World exclusive international teaser trailer – 30 June 2011

Variety
UK’s Artificial Eye nabs Wreckers – 20 June 2011

Screen Daily
Content Film takes on sales for Wreckers – 20 June 2011

Deadline exclusive
Benedict Cumberbatch to voice Smaug in The Hobbit – 16 June 2011

Deadline
HBO Greenlights World War 1 Mini starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall – 3 June 2011

The Mail
Sherlock Holmes is on the warpath -Benedict Cumberbatch swaps tweed for the trenches – 3 June 2011

BBC
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch set for Hobbit role – 23 May 2011

BBC
Sherlock wins two trophies at BAFTA TV awards – 23 May 2011

The Guardian
BBC’s Sherlock wins best drama award at the BAFTAs – 22 May 2011

BBC
BBC One’s BAFTA nominated Sherlock begins filming second series – 16 May 2011

The Mail
Matt Smith nominated for first BAFTA as Doctor Who goes up against Sherlock Holmes – 26 April 2011

Evening Standard
Doctor Who versus Sherlock Holmes for BAFTA – 26 April 2011

The Guardian
BAFTAs battle between Doctor Who and Sherlock – 26 April 2011

The Stage
Benedict Cumberbatch to explore Rattigan for BBC4 – 30 March 2011

The Guardian
The State of British Drama – 29 March 2011

The Mail
Is Benedict Broadway Bound? – 25 March 2011

PR Log
Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein is the UK’s Hottest Ticket – 23 March 2011

Los Angeles Times
Frankenstein is endlessly, frighteningly relevant – 19 March 2011

The Times Magazine
Theatre Special – 12 March 2011

The Mail
Article on War Horse – 11 March 2011

The Sun
Sherlock versus Downton Abbey prize fight – 24 February 2011

Evening Standard
Frankenstein shapes up to be a Monster Hit – 24 February 2011

BBC
Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein wows critics – 24 February 2011

The Guardian
What to say about…Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein – 24 February 2011

The Metro
Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein wins rave reviews as new trailer debuts – 24 February 2011

The Telegraph
Frankenstein in Pictures – 24 February 2011

BBC
Frankenstein: The Creature Speaks – 18 February 2011

The Mail
Monstrously Good, Guys! – 18 February 2011

The Guardian
Frankenstein at the National Theatre – 12 February 2011

The Arts Desk
Q&A: Nick Dear on adapting Frankenstein – 10 February 2011

The Independent
It Lives! From Mary Shelley to Danny Boyle, why we’re still fascinated by Frankenstein – 4 February 2011

Indie London
NT Live Extra Date for Frankenstein – February 2011

The Independent
Benedict Cumberbatch: Success? It’s Elementary – 29 January 2011

The Telegraph
Frankenstein at the National Theatre: Is There a Doctor in the House? – 23 January 2011

The Guardian
Frankenstein: Man or Monster – 17 January 2011

The Telegraph
Which Frankenstein? The ultimate theatre swop – 15 January 2011

The Sun
Benedict’s got Blonde Sher-locks – 7 January 2011

Daily Mail
Sherlock’s Gone Blonde – 7 January 2011

Daily Mail
Doctor Who and Sherlock to go head to head at National Television Awards – 3 January 2011

2010 Press

BBC News
Benedict Cumberbatch Gears up for Frankenstein Role – 30 November 2010

Evening Standard
Mayor: Don’t rely on private donors to fund the arts – 15 November 2010

Harper’s Bazaar
Children’s Monologues – 15 November 2010

The Princes Trust
Benedict Cumberbatch

The Sun
Sherlock’s brush with the law – 30 October 2010

BBC News
Sherlock Star Cumberbatch to play Frankenstein on Stage – 29 October 2010

Whats on Stage
Cumberbatch back at NT in Boyle’s Frankenstein – 29 October 2010

Daily Mail
A Monster Double Act for Boyle’s Frankenstein – 29 October 2010

The Columbus Dispatch
A Star in the Making, Watson – 25 October 2010

The Guardian
Unions stage polite protest over spending cuts – 19 October 2010

Digital Spy
Steven Moffat teases Sherlock Series two – 18 October 2010

Sunshine Coast Daily
Sherlock series bound to be a hit – 17 October 2010

Express
Crime Pays for Benedict Cumberbatch- 10 October 2010

GQ
Dress like Sherlock and Watson – 30 September 2010

BBC Press Release
Benedict Cumberbatch to host Have I Got News For You
 - 30 September 2010

GQ
Benedict (and Andrew Scott) named most stylish men of the week – September 2010

The Washington Post
The Art of the Update – 10 September 2010

The Independent
The ideal Holmes show: Benedict Cumberbatch is a revelation as supersleuth Sherlock Holmes – 12 August 2010

The Guardian
Sartorial style of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes points the way for British men – 8 August 2010

The Guardian
Six to watch: True Bromances- 6 August 2010

Digital Spy
Ten things about Benedict Cumberbatch – 4 August 2010

The Guardian
Sherlock: The Moriarty Mystery – 30 July 2010

The Guardian
Sherlock makes Sunday night tv sexy – 23 July 2010

HD Warrior
Behind the Scenes on Van Gogh Painted with Words – 5 April 2010

Earlier press

The Guardian
Putting Stuart: A Life Backwards on TV- Alexander Marsters – 21 September 2007