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Tag Archives: Benedict Cumberbatch

Irresistible: Cumberbatch, Essiedu, Tenant, Minchin, Walter, McKellen, Kinnear, Dench & Hamlet


03/20/2018 · 3 Comments

Archive Review • THE ARSONISTS • Royal Court Theatre • 2007

Mr Biedermann has a ‘social conscience’, as far as many liberal Britons would understand it – he is content to live his life within the prescribed guidelines, enjoying the consumer … Continue reading

05/19/2016 · Leave a comment

Benedict Cumberbatch stuns theatregoers with anti-government speech

I can hear them now: “Lock him in the Tower!” Good for Cumberbatch. I applaud him. However, he now needs to do the same for the people of Britain whose … Continue reading

10/30/2015 · Leave a comment

Hamlet, Barbican, review: ‘justifies the hysteria’

Originally posted in Daily Telegraph. At last! One year after a record-breaking electronic stampede at the Barbican box-office, and following three weeks of previews beset by back-stage dramas, the most hotly … Continue reading

08/26/2015 · 2 Comments

The outrageous fortune of Benedict Cumberbatch | Stage | The Guardian

Originally posted on The Guardian. Twenty years ago, while he was still at school, Benedict Cumberbatch had his first chance to star in Hamlet. But, remembers Harrow drama teacher Martin Tyrell, … Continue reading

07/27/2015 · Leave a comment