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Nelson Mandela

Playwright Athol Fugard and actor Dame Janet Suzman join Philip Dodd to reflect on Nelson Mandela's life. David Goodhart and Edward Mortimer discuss immigration in the UK.

With the announcement of Nelson Mandela's death, two of South Africa's cultural giants - the playwright Athol Fugard and the actor and director Dame Janet Suzman - talk to Philip Dodd about the man they knew, his fight against apartheid and his legacy.

And Philip discusses immigration in the UK with David Goodhart, director of the think tank Demos, founder of the magazine Prospect and author of The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Postwar Immigration, and Edward Mortimer, who was Director of Communications in the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary General and who writes leaders for the Financial Times.

Producer: Neil Trevithick.

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45 minutes

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Chapters

  • Immigration

    A discussion on how immigration affects culture, identity and security in Britain

    Duration: 25:53

  • Nelson Mandela

    Athol Fugard and Dame Janet Suzman reflect on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela

    Duration: 33:12

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest David Goodhart
Interviewed Guest Edward Mortimer
Producer Neil Trevithick
Interviewed Guest Athol Fugard
Interviewed Guest Janet Suzman

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