Benedict Cumberbatch has been a staunch critic of his government’s inaction when it comes to the Syrian refugee crisis, and let his views be known following a performance of Hamlet on the London stage.
According to social media accounts, following the performance the Sherlock star slammed the British government as being an “utter disgrace,”; adding a pithy exclamation point: “F*** the politicians.”; (Warning: the following tweet is unedited)
“Fuck the politicians”; – Benedict Cumberbatch, at bows for Hamlet
— gav gav galloo (@govieburbie) October 27, 2015
In September, the actor appeared in a video for Save the Children, poignantly telling young refugees in the war-torn region: “We see you, we hear you and help is coming.”;