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Cumberbatch, Benedict 1976-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 365 publications in 3 languages and 23,915 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Spy television programs  Film and video adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery television programs  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Benedict Cumberbatch
Publications by Benedict Cumberbatch
Most widely held works about Benedict Cumberbatch
 
Most widely held works by Benedict Cumberbatch
War horse by Steven Spielberg( visu )
15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,663 libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
Atonement by Joe Wright( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,477 libraries worldwide
In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie - is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,227 libraries worldwide
A biography of British legislator William Wilberforce, who led a decades-long movement to end the British slave trade
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré( visu )
28 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,017 libraries worldwide
At the height of the Cold War, a former agent for the British Secret Intelligence Service is called back to root out a Russian spy who has infiltrated the organization's highest levels
The other Boleyn girl by Philippa Gregory( visu )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,772 libraries worldwide
Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
Star trek by J. J Abrams( visu )
20 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,696 libraries worldwide
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find that an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving the world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction
Sherlock ( visu )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,500 libraries worldwide
A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and Watson navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth
Sherlock ( visu )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,373 libraries worldwide
Holmes and Watson solve three cases, following clues and killers in present-day England
The hobbit an unexpected journey ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
Small island ( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Explores the lives of two couples, one Jamaican and the other English, whose worlds intertwine in post-World War II Britain, at a turning point in the long relationship between the two countries. It is a story of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers
The fifth estate by Bill Condon( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg team up to become underground watchdogs of the very powerful. They create a platform that allows whistleblowers to anonymously leak covert data. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society, and what are the costs of exposing them?
Parade's end by Susanna White( visu )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and German and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts principles first by marrying Sylvia, a pretty, manipulative socialite who gives birth to a child who may not be his. Christopher endures his new wife's whims and overt indiscretions, foreseeing a cold future with Sylvia at his family's palatial estate, Groby Hall. He finds himself inexorably drawn to a young suffragette, Valentine Wannop, but refuses to give in to their mutual passion or end his marriage with Sylvia, who is alternately infuriated and infatuated by her incorruptible husband. The onset of war, combined with the advent of feminism at home, ushers in far-reaching changes for the English status quo, gradually eroding the constraints that have kept Christopher tethered to his aristocratic past
Four lions by Chris Morris( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 libraries worldwide
"A whip-smart, slapstick comedy ... takes aim at Jihadi suicide bombers and illuminates the war on terror through satire and farce. Follow five inept aspiring terrorists on their quest to strike a blow, and how they demonstrate that terrorism may be about ideology, but it can also be about idiots"
Sherlock ( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
The question on everyone's lips is finally answered as the hugely popular Sherlock returns in three brand new action-packed adventures. With the demise of Moriarty, Sherlock finds himself locked in another mind battle with the powerful Charles Augustus Magnussen, who is holding the secrets of the world at his fingertips. Once again the game is on for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson!
Wild Pacific an ocean of extraordinary discoveries ( visu )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Explores the sheer scale and majesty of the largest ocean on Earth, the isolation of its islands, the extraordinary journeys wildlife and humans have gone through to reach these specks of land, and what happened to both after their arrival
The last enemy ( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Stephen Ezard is a reclusive, brilliant mathematician who returns home to England to attend his brother Michael's funeral. Michael was an aid worker killed by a landmine in Afghanistan. After years of working in near-isolation in China, Stephen struggles to reconcile his carefully controlled world with a brother he did not know, in a police-state London he does not recognize. He finds himself falling in love with his brother's widow and becoming the public face on a government super-database and find himself part of a program that has the ability to watch and record the actions and movements of every individual
Starter for 10 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Brian is a working class student from Essex navigating his first year at Bristol University with a ragtag group of new friends. Brian's life-long dream is to join the team for the British quiz show University Challenge, and pull Alice, the fittest girl on the team
To the ends of the Earth ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
"From Nobel laureate William Golding's (Lord of the flies) epic sea-voyage trilogy comes the story of an ambitious British aristocrat, humbled by the lives of his fellow passengers, as he embarks on an ocean voyage for Australia where he is to be an official in the colonial government."--Container
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
12 years a slave ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbener, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
 
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Alternative Names
BENEDICT CARLTON
Cumberbatch, Benedict Timothy Carlton.
Cumberbatch, Benedict Timothy Carlton, 1976-
カンバーバッチ, ベネディクト
Languages
English (159)
German (2)
French (1)
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