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Benedict Cumberbatch on his lower-key new role

Last night, audiences got to see Benedict Cumberbatch in the screen adaptation of The Child In Time on BBC One. Cumberbatch’s production company oversaw the show, and thus he’s been heavily involved in its promotion. In an interview with The Telegraph, he suggested that taking on the role in The Child In Time was a … >

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The Child in Time review

Ian McEwan’s The Child in Time is an aggressively challenging book to adapt. Not only does it deal with some heavy subject matter, but time and space are manipulated throughout the novel with the reader reliant on protagonist Stephen’s point of view to follow the many angles of the narrative. This one-off BBC drama – … >

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Benedict Cumberbatch to star in ‘The Child In Time’ adaptation for BBC One

BBC One has announced the commission of a new adaptation of Ian McEwan’s The Child In Time. The BBC co-production with Masterpiece and Downton Abbey executive producer Rebecca Eaton will adapted from McEwan’s Whitbread Prize winning novel by Stephen Butchard (Five Daughters, The Last Kingdom). Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch will lead the cast of the 90-minute film as … >

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