Academy Award Nominee Benedict Cumberbatch is known for playing the title role of ‘Sherlock Holmes’ in a role that has earned him international acclaim and several awards including The Primetime Emmy.
Benedict portrayed Alan Turing in the multi award winning film The Imitation Game which earned him a BAFTA, Golden Globe and Academy Award nomination as Best Actor. Other big screen performances include the role of the dragon Smaug and the Necromancer in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, Khan in JJ Abrams’ blockbuster Star Trek: Into Darkness, Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate, Ford in Steve McQueen’s Oscar winning 12 Years A Slave and Billy Bulger in Black Mass.
Benedict has also joined the Marvel Universe as the titular character in 2016’s Doctor Strange, reprising his role as Dr. Strange in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. He has just completed filming on Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
He will be in conversation with Nick Hackworth, the prominent art writer, curator and advisor. Formerly the Contemporary Art Critic at the Evening Standard and Art Editor at Dazed & Confused, Nick is currently Director of Modern Forms, a private collection and curatorial platform.
As the Speaker Series makes its return, Benedict and Nick will be discussing art, acting, and how the two interlink, as well as sharing stories from their remarkable lives.
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