Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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For those suffering from Sherlock withdrawal, Benedict Cumberbatch did not disappoint in his role as Courtside Emotion-Displayer.

Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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Boris and Lilly Becker have had an emotional run this Wimbledon, what with Djokovic's stunning performance (Boris is the latter's coach). Here they are on Day 6, trying to make a wave happen.

Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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Dear Rosamund Pike, that's how we felt during the entire runtime of Gone Girl.

Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery practices her so-bad-it's-good expression and nails it.

Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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Things are afoot, or so Helena Bonham Carter seems to think.

Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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Just a boy, standing in front of another boy, asking him to win the damn game. (Sorry Hugh Grant, we had to go there.)

Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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Hey Kate Winslet, it's a tennis game, not a boxing match.

Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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The Dementors have left the building! Also, great shot.

Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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Kate Middleton took a well-deserved break from the babies and the royal family. Here she is, thinking about a cheeseburger, or something equally delicious and beneath her stature, we presume. (And tennis, sure she's also thinking about tennis)

Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

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We end where we began: with Benedict Cumberbatch nailing all things Wimbledon, from style to showing support.

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Theatrics in the stands: these 10 pictures will show you all the off-court drama at Wimbledon

Priyata Brajabasi @PriyataB

It was an exceptional Wimbledon, and not just for the quality of tennis played. This past weekend the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club abandoned its stiff-upper-lip and genteel centre-court displays for all kinds of emotion - from Serena's aggression on court to chest-thumping, hand-waving and heart-clutching from its famous audience.

And famous, it has to be said, was an understatement. It's testimony to the incredible skill of the players that all attention was riveted on the court despite the presence of an entire alphabet of celebrities in the stands.

First, there were the fellow-sportsmen and women. David Beckham and his son Romeo watched from the Royal Box; Beckham even caught a misfired shot that came his way. Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry was in the stands, ManU's former manager Sir Alex Ferguson was there, and we had three of our own - Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Deepika Padukone - catching all the action.

Then there were the actors, for once content to play second billing. Benedict Cumberbatch, Hugh Grant, Bradley Cooper, Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher, Helena Bonham Carter, Kate Winslet and Clive Owen were just a few of the recognisable faces in the stands.

And fashion - almost a tangible physical presence on Centre Court, with chic summer dresses and superbly cut suits - was represented by arguably its most famous face, Vogue's Anna Wintour, as well as Kate Middleton and her equally chic sister Pippa.

If there was one thing they all had in common this weekend though, it was theatrics - every emotion from hope to horror was on display on the world's most famous faces. Our curated gallery has the highlights.

All photos: Karwai Tang/WireImage/Getty Images

Priyata Brajabasi

Priyata Brajabasi @PriyataB