Benedict as you've never seen him: totally, 100%, unretrievably GEEKY! In the movie "Starter for Ten," he plays the arrogant but socially-awkward Patrick Stewart, captain of the university quiz team. James McAvoy, Alice Eve, and Rebecca Hall round out the stellar cast. Watch Benedict as the geek-trying-to-fight-the-kid-from-the-streets toward the end of the clip.
The cast for the BBC radio production of NEVERWHERE saying “Hallo” to writer Neil Gaiman (who wrote Neverwhere). (L–R) Benedict Cumberbatch, David Harewood (Homeland), Natalie Dormer (The Tudors/Game of Thrones), Dirk Maggs (production director), James McAvoy, David Schofield (the Pirates of the Caribbean movies), and Anthony Head.