"Sherlock’s" Benedict Cumberbatch Reads News From D-Day

June 6, 2014 Wisconsin Public Television Leave a Comment

Today, BBC Radio listeners heard actor Benedict Cumberbatch read the original 8 a.m. news report that was broadcast 70 years ago on D-Day.

The original news bulletin offered the first warning to many Europeans that the D-Day invasion had begun. Throughout the day, the BBC will air several original D-Day bulletins read by the Masterpiece Mystery! “Sherlock” star and fellow actor Patrick Stewart. Listen to the recording below, and visit The Guardian for the full story.

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