Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he was very awkward around women when he was younger.
The Sherlock star might be a heartthrob these days but he admits he was a late bloomer and struggled to talk to girls during his school days.
‘I was a very late developer,' says Benedict, 36.
‘Very late. 15, 16 - maybe even 17. I was a kid until I was 18, really.
‘But the one grace of an all-boys boarding school is that you could lie about what you'd done on your holidays. Not like a mixed school, where you had to parade your girlfriend around the playground.
‘I was a bit Hugh Grant around women. "Good gosh, er, do you mind if I, erm, touch, ah, it? Gosh, I feel funny now."'
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