london - Immediately after the performance Hamlet said lead actor Benedict Cumberbatch his audience in a fierce speech in which he denounced the attitude of the British Government on the refugee problem. " Fuck the politicians " sounded several times in the sold-out Barbican Theatre in London.
Cumberbatch, best known for his role as Sherlock Holmes, says his audience more often. He speaks regularly on the good work of the Save the Children organization, which fights for young refugees. That way he talked his audience already converted 210 000 from their pocket.
The attack on Cameron's government with cursing and brought all the minds in the theater, however, quite moving, as The Guardian reported Friday. Especially the decision of the British government to allow only 20 000 refugees leave the next five years, attracted ridicule and criticism of the actor.