Benedict Cumberbatch does not remain aloof from charity events: most recently, he had a funny participation in Ice Bucket Challange, and now he starred for the social campaign "Give up clothes for good". This action was created to raise funds for the study of oncological diseases.
In a black-and-white photo taken by Jason Bell, Benedict Cumberbatch emerges from the water, unbuttoning his white shirt. The whole scene is reminiscent of a fragment from the BBC screen adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, when Colin Firth, as Mr. Darcy, just left the lake in front of the main character Elizabeth.
This year, the “Give up your clothes for good” campaign turns 10 years old, and during this time it has raised about $ 28 million. Previously, Jerry Hall, Kate Winslet, Liam Neeson, Elijah Wood, Cynthia Nixon, Hugh Bonneville, Bruno Tolioni, Charlie Hannam and others participated in this social campaign.
This year, in honor of the anniversary, photographer Jason Bell opens in London an exhibition of photographs that have been taken with celebrities over these 10 years. Representatives of the action say that in addition to donations throughout the year, you can bring your clothes and accessories to TK Maxx stores, from where they will later be transferred to Cancer Research UK sales centers, which collect money for research on childhood cancer.