Benedict Cumberbatch rehearsing for The Children's Monologues
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Old Vic hosts one-off Dramatic Needs charity show

Oscar winner Ben Kingsley is one of a host of film and television big-hitters taking part in a one-off theatre performance at London's Old Vic.

Kingsley, Gemma Arterton and Benedict Cumberbatch among others give voice to the true stories of South African children in The Children's Monologues.

The drama is in aid of director Danny Boyle's arts charity Dramatic Need, which works with young people in Rwanda and South Africa helping them come to terms with trauma and conflict.

  • 14 Nov 2010