Our Top 5 Benedict Cumberbatch Characters!
As Benedict Cumberbatch makes his debut as Hamlet at the Barbican Centre, we take a look at our top five favourite Cumberbatch characters!
With scores of fervent Cumberpeople everywhere, we wanted to pay homage to the multi-talent that is…
5) Khan Noonien Singh – Star Trek Into Darkness
We loved seeing ol’ Benny as a baddy!
4) Stephen Hawking
Long before Eddie Redmayne came along, Cumberbatch executed a critically acclaimed portrayal of Stephen Hawking. The 2004 BBC Television was nominated for two BAFTA awards.
3) Peter Guillam – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Cumberbatch plays the head of “Scalphunters”, the violent division of ‘The Circus’, alongside iconic actors Gary Oldman, Colin Firth and John Hurt.
2) Sherlock Holmes
This is a very obvious number 2 choice, but come on, it’s like he was born to be Sherlock!
1) Smaug – The Hobbit Series
Because… who doesn’t want to be a dragon?!
I’m sure Hamlet will make it on to the list, with first comments such as:
“By the time he took his bows… drenched in sweat, the audience were on their feet, clamouring for more.” Jan Moir, Daily Mail