Benedict Cumberbatch, David Tennant Scheduled For James Corden’s “Late Late Show”

The two actors will appear on the April 30 and May 1 episodes, respectively.

Benedict Cumberbatch - Patrick Melrose / Ollie Upton/Showtime

Two popular British actors are headed to “The Late Late Show With James Corden.”

CBS confirms that Benedict Cumberbatch will be appearing as a discussion guest on the April 30 episode. His appearance will come in support of “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Patrick Melrose.”

“Bad Samaritan” star David Tennant will then appear on the May 1 edition of CBS’ late-night talk show.

The April 30 “Late Late Show” will also feature Kylie Minogue as both a musical and discussion guest.

Elizabeth Olsen is set for a discussion on May 1; Anne-Marie will be the musical guest.

Official listings follow (n = new episode, OAD = original airdate for re-run):

Monday, April 23

Actress Evan Rachel Wood; actor Don Johnson; musical performance by Pentatonix (n)

Tuesday, April 24

Actor Anthony Mackie; actress Judy Greer; musical performance by Snow Patrol (n)

Wednesday, April 25

Actor Mark Ruffalo; author Chelsea Clinton; actress Mackenzie Davis (n)

*Thursday, April 26

Actress Claire Foy; TV host Method Man; stand-up comedy performance by Michael Palascak (n)

Friday, April 27

Comedian Patton Oswalt; actor Darren Criss; musical performance by ZZ Ward ft Fitz (OAD: 3/13/18)

Monday, April 30

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch; talk and musical performance by Kylie Minogue (n)

Tuesday, May 1

Actress Elizabeth Olsen; actor David Tennant; musical performance by Anne-Marie (n)

Wednesday, May 2

Actor Will Ferrell; actress Eva Longoria; stand-up comedy performance by Jo Koy (n)

Thursday, May 3

Actor David Duchovny; actor Henry Winkler (n)

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