Benedict Cumberbatch is an English actor who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio. He graduated from the University of Manchester and continued his training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, obtaining an MA in Classical Acting. He first performed at the Open Air Theatre as Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream (2001). That same season he also played Ferdinand in Rachel Kavanaugh's Love's Labour's Lost. Benedict took a musical turn in our 2002 production of Oh! What A Lovely War (2002).