Benedict Cumberbatch’s breakout role came in 2004 with his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in the BBC TV film, Hawking, but it was the 2010 modern update of the series Sherlock which catapulted him into international stardom.
His many critically acclaimed roles include 12 Years a Slave, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Fifth Estate, The Imitation Game, the Current War, and on the small screen Parade’s End, The Hollow Crown and Patrick Melrose. He’s equally at home in big Hollywood blockbusters such as Star Trek: Into the Darkness, the Hobbit film series. Doctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War.
Rarely off the screen, Benedict’s upcoming projects include a Channel 4 film, Brexit, in which portrays ex Vote Lave director, Dominic Cummings, he’s also set to voice the Grinch in the animated film How the Grinch Stole Christmas to be released in late 2018, and in the not too distant future he’ll be reprising his superhero role in the sequel to. Dr. Strange.
We’re very lucky to have Benedict as one of our regular supporters and this year he’s donated a pair of white trainers in a size 45 by luxe eco brand Vivo Barefoot.