Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch's life in pictures
Benedict Cumberbatch's life story: 2004
After a year at drama school in London, Benedict Cumberbatch is in demand.
In 2004, he plays wheelchair-bound physicist Stephen Hawking. The BBC drama earns him
a BAFTA Best Actor nomination.
After that comes seafaring mini-series To The Ends Of The Earth.
‘I loved hurling myself round that boat on ropes, bits of rigging falling around me in flames and the contrast of filming the intimacy of a cabin scene,’ he says