David Gilmour joined by Benedict Cumberbatch onstage in London

The Sherlock actor performed with Gilmour at the Royal Albert Hall

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David Gilmour was joined by Benedict Cumberbatch onstage at London‘s Royal Albert Hall last night (September 28).

The Sherlock star took to the stage to perform the final song of the night, a version of “Comfortably Numb”, originally featured on Pink Floyd‘s 1979 album The Wall, after being personally invited by Gilmour.

The two were introduced by mutual friends, with Cumberbatch stepping into the shoes of David Bowie, who performed the song with the guitarist at the Royal Albert Hall in 2006. It was Bowie’s final stage appearance.


David Gilmour is set to play the Royal Albert Hall tonight (September 29) and tomorrow (30).

Last night, Gilmour played:

5 A.M.
Rattle That Lock
Faces Of Stone
What Do You Want From Me
The Blue
The Great Gig In The Sky
A Boat Lies Waiting
Wish You Were Here
In Any Tongue
High Hopes
One Of These Days
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)
Fat Old Sun
Coming Back To Life
On An Island
Us And Them
Run Like Hell
Breathe (Reprise)
Comfortably Numb



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