Benedict Cumberbatch has given many impassioned speeches about the Syrian refugee crisis at the end of his performances as Hamlet in London, urging his audiences to donate to help the displaced, but a recent speech differed in a very specific way. The British actor, who played Alan Turing in the film “The Imitation Game” and is also known for his lead role in the BBC drama “Sherlock,” vehemently condemned the “official response” to the refugee crisis.

Cumberbatch appeals for refugee crisis help

“F*** the politicians” – Benedict Cumberbatch (aka Sherlock) has reportedly given an extraordinary speech about the official response to the refugee crisis, after last night’s performance of Hamlet. The actor’s remarks, which on this occasion were not captured on camera, are the latest in a series of impassioned speeches on behalf of those displaced by the civil war in Syria.

Posted by Channel 4 News

—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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