Sherlock star makes plans in case he gets stranded

Benedict Cumberbatch would like to have his future partner with him if he got stranded on a desert island.

The Sherlock actor was asked in a Reddit Ask Me Anything web chat what three things besides basic essentials he would like to have if he got marooned and he admitted that people are most important to him.

[I’d take] my family,’ writes Benedict, 37.

And my partner of the moment – whomever I wanted to spend the rest of my life with.

Aside from being with his loved ones, Benedict would enjoy some water pursuits and lots of reading.

I would love to have a scuba diving kit,’ the actor says.

If it’s not people that am allowed. Additional equipment would be a kindle with a never ending memory of books. And a survival handbook.’

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