Benedict Cumberbatch hits back over refugee row
Benedict Cumberbatch has hit back after being criticised for making speeches on stage attacking the UK government over the refugee crisis.
The Sherlock star condemned the "slow response" to the Syrian crisis during the curtain calls of Hamlet last year.
In a GQ interview, Cumberbatch said he has "very strong opinions" about "things that matter".
But he said he normally has to "wrench myself back" because, as a well-paid actor, he is portrayed as a hypocrite.
He told the magazine: "One of the arguments was, when are you going to put a refugee in... read more
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