Idris Elba on Mandela and music

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


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