Performers took to the stage at the UK's Houses of Parliament
"I read a speech from 'The Book of Sir Thomas More' by William Shakespeare, written hundreds of years ago. The sentiment and call for empathy and compassion is as relevant now as it was then" UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett at UK Parliament for a World Refugee Day event with refugees, politicians and fellow actors including JJ Bola, Colin Firth, Matthew Horne, David Morrissey and Theo James. http://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2018/6/5b2d1a7e4/actors-join-politicians-and-refugees-to-celebrate-world-refugee-day-in.html?query=colin%20firth - Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact email@example.com. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.