Benedict Cumberbatch News

 
Date Of Birth:
July 19, 1976 (43)
Birth Place:
Hammersmith, London, England, UK
Bio:
Benedict Cumberbatch attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and obtained a Master of Arts in Classical Acting. He first performed at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in Shakespearean productions. He made his West End debut in Richard Eyre's revival of Hedda Gabler in 2005. He has ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: July 19, 1976 (43)

Birth Place: Hammersmith, London, England, UK

Bio:
Benedict Cumberbatch attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and obtained a Master of Arts in Classical Acting. He first performed at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in Shakespearean productions. He made his West End debut in Richard Eyre's revival of Hedda Gabler in 2005. He has ... (read more)
Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE VIEW, 10/21-10/25Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE VIEW, 10/21-10/25
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

Celebrating season 23, “The View” (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT) is the place to be heard with live broadcasts five days a week. Hilary Estey McLoughlin serves as senior executive producer with Candi Carter and Brian Teta as executive producers. “The View” is directed by Sarah de la O. For breaking news and updated videos, follow “The View” (@theview) and Whoopi Goldberg (@whoopigoldberg), Joy Behar (@joyvbehar), Sunny Hostin (@sunny), Meghan McCain (@meghanmccain) and Abby Huntsman (@huntsmanabby) on Twitter. (more...)

AVENGERS: ENDGAME, Pharrell to be Honored at the HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDSAVENGERS: ENDGAME, Pharrell to be Honored at the HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

The Hollywood Film Awards announced today that the critically acclaimed worldwide phenomenon, “Avengers: Endgame,” the all-time highest-grossing film in history, will receive the “Hollywood Blockbuster Award,” presented to Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige and Executive Vice President of Production Victoria Alonso at the 23rd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.” Additionally, award-winning musical artist and producer Pharrell Williams will be honored at the ceremony with the “Hollywood Song Award” for his song “Letter To My Godfather,” from the Clarence Avant documentary “The Black Godfather.” Actor and comedian Rob Riggle will host the “Hollywood Film Awards,” which will take place on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. (more...)

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Is Heading Back to BrooklynJIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Is Heading Back to Brooklyn
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

ABC's “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” returns to Brooklyn, New York, for five original shows starting MONDAY, OCT. 21. Guests for the week include Eddie Murphy, Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kelly Ripa, Senator Bernie Sanders, Ellie Kemper and John Krasinski, with musical performances from Alicia Keys, David Byrne, The National, Paul Shaffer, The Sugarhill Gang and more. (more...)

BWW Interview: Scott Miller talks WAR HORSE as it extends its journey to Australia in 2020.BWW Interview: Scott Miller talks WAR HORSE as it extends its journey to Australia in 2020.
by David Pearson - Oct 6, 2019

Following 8 record-record breaking years in London's West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre's acclaimed play War Horse will return to Australia in 2020 playing in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. (more...)

BWW Review: LETTERS LIVE, Royal Albert HallBWW Review: LETTERS LIVE, Royal Albert Hall
by Debbie Gilpin - Oct 4, 2019

Almost six years since its first outing at the Tabernacle, Letters Live last night put on its biggest show yet: in the grandiose and historic setting of the Royal Albert Hall. As well as celebrating the joy and emotion of the written word, with the help of a stunning array of talent, the shows also seek to support charitable causes - this time it was the turn of the National Literacy Trust. Over the course of three hours, the audience was treated to a wide-ranging selection of correspondence, including everything from noisy neighbours and Albert Hall shenanigans, to a prolifically flatulent dog. (more...)

New Digital Streaming Service National Theatre Collection Launches Worldwide TodayNew Digital Streaming Service National Theatre Collection Launches Worldwide Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

The National Theatre Collection goes live today with 19 titles available worldwide in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing and ProQuest. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Abney Park CemeteryBWW Review: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Abney Park Cemetery
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 25, 2019

Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington becomes the Devonshire moor in 09 Lives' production of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Lil Warren directs the promenade show in the creepy setting, with only minimal lighting accompanying Holmes (Giorgio Galassi) and Watson (Gary Cain) as they try to solve perhaps their most notorious of cases. Arthur Conan Doyle himself (Angus Chisolm) is the evening's emcee, pitching in with background information, backstories, and leading the audience onto the next scene through the tombstones aided by facilitators with flashlights. (more...)

Ian Rickson Directs Conor McPherson's New Adaptation Of Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Harold Pinter TheatreIan Rickson Directs Conor McPherson's New Adaptation Of Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Harold Pinter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Sonia Friedman Productions today announced Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, The Seagull) which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 14th January 2020 with Opening Night on Thursday 23rd January 2020. Tickets go on general sale from Monday 30th September with priority booking from Wednesday 25th September. (more...)

BWW Review: HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES at Delaware Theatre CompanyBWW Review: HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES at Delaware Theatre Company
by Greer Firestone - Sep 18, 2019

Delaware Theatre Co opens its season with THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES. For Arthur Conan Doyle adherents, this is pipedreams away from Benedict Cumberbatch OR in my case, Basil Rathbone (my favorite all time baddest of bad guys in the movies of the 50's). (more...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Returns To The West End For Christmas At Theatre Royal HaymarketTHE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Returns To The West End For Christmas At Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

The Olivier Award nominated stage production of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, adapted and directed by David Wood OBE, based on the classic tale by the late Judith Kerr OBE, today announces its return to the West End for Christmas, opening at Theatre Royal Haymarket on 9 December 2019 and playing until 5 January 2020. This will be the production's sixth West End run. (more...)

WOW Announce Initial Programme For 10th Anniversary Festival In 2020WOW Announce Initial Programme For 10th Anniversary Festival In 2020
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

The WOW Foundation has today announced initial programming for its 2020 10th anniversary WOW - Women of the World Festival in London, which runs from 6 to 8 March across Southbank Centre. Day passes for Friday and Saturday went on sale in July and the Festival have now added a selection of additional ticketed evening events across the weekend featuring some of the world's most exciting performers, activists and voices. (more...)

VIDEO: See Zach Galifianakis in the Trailer for BETWEEN TWO FERNS: THE MOVIEVIDEO: See Zach Galifianakis in the Trailer for BETWEEN TWO FERNS: THE MOVIE
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2019

Zach Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show 'Between Two Ferns' and uploaded it to Funny Or Die, Zach became a viral laughing stock. Now Zach and his crew are taking a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews and restore his reputation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy in LOUIS WAINPhoto Flash: Get a First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy in LOUIS WAIN
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

Studiocanal took to Twitter to share a first look photo of Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy in upcoming biopic film “Louis Wain.” (more...)

Ed Bennett Leads The Cast For BREAKING THE CODE At Salisbury PlayhouseEd Bennett Leads The Cast For BREAKING THE CODE At Salisbury Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Casting is announced today for Wiltshire Creative's ground-breaking production of Hugh Whitemore's Breaking the Code, the story of the brilliant maths genius Alan Turing who cracked the Enigma code and helped win World War II. (more...)

101 Studios Options Rights to SKIN TIGHT to Develop Into a Series101 Studios Options Rights to SKIN TIGHT to Develop Into a Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

101 Studios has optioned all rights to the book 'Skin Tight: The Bizarre Story of Guess vs. Jordache' which is slated to be developed into a series.   (more...)

September And October Events Announced At Irvine Barclay TheatreSeptember And October Events Announced At Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

September and October Events have been announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre. See full details below.  (more...)

RATINGS: THE TONIGHT SHOW Wins The Week Of July 29-Aug. 2 In Every Key DemoRATINGS: THE TONIGHT SHOW Wins The Week Of July 29-Aug. 2 In Every Key Demo
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has won the late-night ratings week of July 29-Aug. 2 in adults 18-49 and all other key demographics over “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre Announces Casting For AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTYSouthern Rep Theatre Announces Casting For AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

Southern Rep Theatre will debut its upcoming 2019-2020 Mainstage season with the professional regional premiere of Tracy Letts' 2008 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY. Directed by Jason Kirkpatrick(The Walking Dead, ALL THE WAY at Southern Rep), the limited engagement will begin September 11, 2019 and run through October 6, 2019 at Southern Rep's permanent home located at 2541 Bayou Road, New Orleans. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for '1917' with Benedict Cumberbatch and Richard MaddenVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for '1917' with Benedict Cumberbatch and Richard Madden
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2019

Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. (more...)

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Brings the Mystery to Delaware Theatre CoTHE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Brings the Mystery to Delaware Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

Delaware Theatre Company presents the farcical, three-actor adaptation of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Steven Canny and John Nicholson. The play turns Sherlock Holmes's greatest mystery into a performance filled with non-stop laughter. Join the hunt September 11 - 29, 2019. (more...)

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