For those sitting down to watch the new BBC drama The Missing last night, you may have caught the debut of Benedict Cumberbatch's fantastic new trailer for the channel which aired just before 9pm.

It features the Sherlock star narrating Shakespeare's famous monologue 'All's the World's a Stage' over a montage of clips from all the best BBC dramas down the years. Among the shows featured in the trailer are The Casual Vacancy, Esio Trot, Wolf Hall, Call the Midwife, and Doctor Who.

Ben Stephenson, Controller BBC Drama Commissioning, said: "Who better than Benedict Cumberbatch to narrate this special film that showcases the BBC's unique role in nurturing talent and its powerful storytelling from the past, present and future."