Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch is most probably best known for his role as Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series. Currently he is promoting him latest film ‘The Imitation Game’.

The Imitation Game sees Benedict Cumberbatch play Alan Turing, a Second World War computer scientist. Turing was a notorious code breaker who cracked the Nazi’s ‘Enigma Code’ therefore helping the Allies win the World War.

Whilst being interviewed about his new movie Cumberbatch was challenged to his very own imitation game. Benedict had to impersonate as many celebrities as possible within 60 seconds. Impressively the actor managed 11, easily impersonating the likes of Alan Rickman, Michael Caine and Sean Connery. Although he noticeably struggled with his impression of Christopher Walken, Baine and Taylor Swift.

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