After the Dance

Benedict Cumberbatch appeared as David Scott-Fowler in the revival of Terrence Rattigan’s After the Dance at the National Theatre from June to August 2010. 

Directed by acclaimed director Thea Sharrock, After the Dance played to sold out audiences and was met with rave reviews.

Benedict was nominated for a What’s On Stage Award for best actor for his performance.

In its review of the year The Times declared After the Dance as the best theatrical production of 2010. The show was nominated for 6 Olivier awards and won 4 (best actress for Nancy Carroll, best supporting actor for Adrian Scarborough, best play revival and best costume design.)

After the Dance is available for viewing at the NT Archives (by appointment only)