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    PBS Great Performances Further Proves Benedict Cumberbatch Can Do No Wrong

    Meryl Streep and Daniel Day Lewis better watch out. Benedict Cumberbatch is closing in fast. Is there any performance he can't deliver well?


    The National Theater celebrated 50 years on the stage this past fall. To celebrate, 100 of the UK's finest actors came together and performed 25 scenes from classic plays.


    PBS re-aired the program showcasing acting legends, including Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, and Ralph Fiennes. However, we are here is to discuss one scene in particular.

    Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead / Via PBS

    Benedict Cumberbatch played Rosencrantz to Kobna Holdbrook-Smith's Guildenstern in a scene from Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead.

    Here is what you missed: / Via PBS

    This adamant hand gesture / Via PBS

    A fleeting glimpse of that charming smirk / Via PBS

    Here it is in freeze frame. / Via PBS

    His mime of being in a box / Via PBS

    Scrunchy faced confusion / Via PBS

    The moment he second guessed himself / Via PBS

    Three torso twists / Via PBS

    These great facial expressions / Via PBS

    These other great hand gestures / Via PBS

    And finally... the strut of the trunk hose / Via PBS

    "Are you not impressed?"

    Watch the entire clip from PBS here:

    View this video on YouTube / Via YouTube