Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch in the 1958 Lyon House play, ‘Worm’s Eye View’

Benedict Cumberbatch may have gone to Harrow, but his father, the actor Timothy Carlton, came to Sherborne!

During his time at Sherborne, Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch (g 1953-1958) rubbed shoulders with the nephews of Alan Turing’s school friend, Christopher Morcom, and decided that he wanted to become a professional actor.

Read Sherborne’s Turing-Cumberbatch Connection to find out more.

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Posted 27 November 2014 by Sherborne School Archives.