Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Sing Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb,” with David Gilmour Live on Stage

in Music | September 29th, 2016

Around here, when we talk about Benedict Cumberbatch, we usually talk about his knack for reading classic texts–Kafka’s Metamorphosis, Melville’s Moby-Dick, a poignant letter by Alan Turing, even passages from a Guantánamo prisoner’s diary. But today we’re putting another one of his talents on display.

Above, watch Cumberbatch join David Gilmour live on stage to perform Pink Floyd’s 1979 song, “Comfortably Numb.” The performance took place last night at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Enjoy.

Note: You can download free audiobooks read by Benedict Cumberbatch if you sign up for a 30-Day Free Trial with  That includes readings of Sherlock Holmes, Jane Austen and Neil Gaiman. Find more information on Audible’s Free Trial program here.

via Rolling Stone

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  1. Richard says . . .
    September 30, 2016 / 1:12 am


  2. supertramp says . . .
    September 30, 2016 / 1:59 am


  3. Nancy says . . .
    October 4, 2016 / 2:30 pm

    How important is he now, an important person like David is, invites him to close his concert!! :D

    Well done Benedict! (Y):)

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