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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Idris Elba and Naomie Harris star in a biopic based on Nelson Mandela's autobiography, chronicling his journey from a rural village to one of the great leaders of the modern age.

Biopic based on Nelson Mandela's autobiography. Chronicling the life of the South African lawyer who campaigned restlessly against apartheid in the 1940s before becoming one of the greatest leaders of the modern age. From his journey from childhood in a rural village, to prominent figure in a political movement striving for equality, to 27 years of imprisonment, and finally to his inauguration as South Africa's president.

2 hours, 18 minutes

Last on

Sun 7 Jul 2019 00:05

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:06

    Miriam Makeba

    Amampondo

  • 00:06

    Alex Heffes

    Sons of Xhosa

  • 00:08

    Miriam Makeba

    Amampondo

  • 00:18

    Tony Kgoroge, Mandela Ost Cast

    Hoya Rona

  • 00:21

    Alex Heffes

    Political Campaigning

  • 00:31

    Alex Heffes

    Nelson & Winnie

  • 00:36

    Alex Heffes

    Sharpeville and Exile 

  • 00:39

    Art Blakey

    Amuck

  • 00:42

    Alex Heffes

    Bomb Making

  • 00:46

    Alex Heffes

    Arrest

  • 00:47

    Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

    The Rivonia Trial Begins

  • 00:49

    Alex Heffes

    The Rivonia Trial Begins

  • 00:56

    Alex Heffes

    The Verdict & Transfer To Robben Island

  • 01:31

    Gil Scott‐Heron

    The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

  • 01:44

    Alex Heffes

    The Talks Begin

  • 01:02

    Alex Heffes

    Solitary Confinement

  • 01:07

    Alex Heffes

    Separation

  • 01:08

    Alex Heffes

    Humiliation

  • 01:21

    Alex Heffes

    News of Thembi's Death

  • 01:25

    Bob Marley & The Wailers

    War

  • 01:31

    Alex Heffes

    Meeting Zindzi & Transfer To Pollsmoor

  • 01:50

    Alex Heffes

    Civil Disobedience 

  • 01:56

    Alex Heffes

    The Release

  • 02:01

    Alex Heffes

    Anger On The Streets

  • 02:09

    Alex Heffes

    Boipatong Massacre and A Move To Action

  • 02:16

    Alex Heffes

    Taking Office

  • 02:19

    U2

    Ordinary Love

Credits

Role Contributor
Nelson Mandela Idris Elba
Winnie Madikizela Naomie Harris
Walter Sisulu Tony Kgoroge
Ahmed Kathrada Riaad Moosa
Raymond Mhlaba Zolani Mkiva
Andrew Mlangeni Simo Mogwaza
Govan Mbeki Fana Mokoena
Elias Motsoaledi Thapelo Mokoena
James Gregory Jamie Bartlett
Kobie Coetzee Deon Lotz
Evelyn Mase Terry Pheto
Nosekeni Zikhona Sodlaka
Director Justin Chadwick
Producer Anant Singh

Broadcasts

  • Sat 12 Nov 2016 21:30
  • Sat 12 Nov 2016 22:00
  • Sat 21 Jul 2018 23:45
  • Sun 7 Jul 2019 00:05

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