“[First big break?] Regent’s Park’s Open Air Theatre, where I played the King of Navarre in Love’s Labour Lost and Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. They were my first two professional roles in the theatre. Or perhaps playing Anne in Half a Sixpence at the age of nine with a very bad wig – it was the first time I realised I looked good in girls’ clothes.” —Benedict Cumberbatch (x)
- Friend: Oh hey, I didn't see you there!
- Potterheads: I was under my invisibility cloak.
- Whovians: I was using a perception filter.
- Sherlockians: I was right in front you, you idiot. But don't worry, practically everyone is.
I'm not a crack addict, I'm a high-functioning Sherlockian.
Do your research.