Benedict Cumberbatch raises money for cancer charity

He is well known for his dashing red carpet looks.

Yet Benedict Cumberbatch changed up his style on Thursday while doing his bit for a good cause as he helped raise money for the The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity during the 6th annual Bloomberg Tradebook Charity Day.

As he dialled in for the charity day, Benedict opted for an entirely different look to his trademark style as he rocked an anorak which could easily have belonged to Britpop icon Liam Gallagher.  

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For a good cause: Benedict Cumberbatch helped raise money for the 6th annual Bloomberg Tradebook Charity Day on Thursday 

For a good cause: Benedict Cumberbatch helped raise money for the 6th annual Bloomberg Tradebook Charity Day on Thursday 

Benedict joined the global event, which took place in four destinations - London, Sao Paul, New York and Hong Kong, where he debuted his funky style. 

The 41-year-old actor and a host of other celebrities joined Bloomberg employees and clients on the trading floor to help raise money and awareness for worthy charities.

While he was surrounded by suited and booted traders, Benedict himself was borrowing from Nineties icon Liam Gallagher in an oversized anorak.  

The Doctor Strange star was joined by a family friend, actress Siobhan Hewlett, whose soap star mother, Therese McMurray was diagnosed with a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma back in 2010 and is receiving treatment at The Royal Marsden. 

Friendly companion: Benedict was joined by a family friend, actress Siobhan Hewlett, whose mother, Therese McMurray was diagnosed with a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma back in 2010

Rock star? While he was surrounded by suited and booted traders, Benedict himself was borrowing from Nineties icon Liam Gallagher in an oversized anorak

Siobhan said: 'Without The Royal Marsden my mum wouldn’t be here.  I’m permanently amazed and overwhelmed by the impeccable level of care and love from everyone at the hospital.' 

Benedict spent time at the hospital supporting Thérèse while she received chemotherapy treatment. 

Thérèse stated that Royal Marsden provides compassionate care and she was treated impeccable well saying 'you’re treated as a

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