Shakespeare's Globe performs Hamlet at Calais 'Jungle' refugees camp in Northern France
The migrants and refugees are living in a squalid camp, known as -'The Jungle-', but with little for them to do, charities and other groups have set...
The migrants and refugees are living in a squalid camp, known as "The Jungle", but with little for them to do, charities and other groups have set up arts and drama projects. The Globe's production is the latest instalment in a two-year tour aiming to visit every country in the world.
All the world's a stage.
Under a steely grey sky, in bitter cold weather, actors from Shakespeare's Globe performed Hamlet in Calais 'jungle' for around 300 refugees, in biting cold.
“There are a lot of young men and unaccompanied teenagers here. We are seeing kids going through the biggest struggle of their lives, falling apart mentally and physically, losing their minds … it is a tragedy to watch.”
The intiaive was found mostly appropriate for along with decent food and safe living conditions, migrants also need some entertaining time during which all stands still for a instant.