Idris Elba - currently to be seen playing Nelson Mandela - and the soprano Danielle de Niese are Charlotte Green's first guests for 2014.
In Charlotte Green 's first cultural highlights show for 2014 she talks to Golden Globe-winning actor Idris Elba, best known for his roles in television shows Luther and The Wire , and in big-budget films including Prometheus and Thor .
He talks about his varied acting career and his latest role portraying Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom .
Charlotte also speaks to Danielle de Niese , the singer described as 'opera's coolest soprano', about the year ahead and the projects that she's particularly looking forward to.
Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Idris Elba