The man behind the Mandela concerts


To mark Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday, a massive concert was held for his birthday at London's Wembley Stadium in 1988. Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston and Dire Straights were just some of the many superstars who performed. That concert was an act of political protest that helped turn the tide of public opinion against the South African apartheid regime. When Mandela was released less than two years later, a second star-studded event was planned. Brent spoke to the man who organized both those concerts, Tony Hollingsworth, executive producer of Tribute Inspirations Limited.

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