Benedict Cumberbatch had trouble saying “penguin”

Benedict Cumberbatch may be the most popular British actor of the moment, with success in everything from a Sherlock Holmes television series and the Hobbit movies (curiously playing opposite the same costar in both) to Hamlet on stage. So it’s reassuring to us lesser mortals that he once narrated a documentary repeatedly mispronouncing the word “penguin,” as he explained on The Graham Norton Show last year:


(On the other hand, he does do a very creditable Jar-Jar Binks.)

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