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Conversations with Mandela

13 July 2024

In the Utzon Room

Talks & Ideas

Master storyteller Rob Redenbach recounts his journey from Australian nightclub security to working in South Africa with the bodyguard team of Nelson Mandela.

Conversations with Mandela

With hundreds of shows to choose from at the world’s largest arts festival at the Edinburgh Fringe 2023, the Edinburgh Evening News compiled a list of the Top 10 acts worth catching at the Fringe – Rob Redenbach’s Conversations with Mandela was positioned at #4. With a masterful mix of humour and storytelling, Redenbach recounts his journey from Australian nightclub security to working in South Africa with the bodyguard team of Nelson Mandela. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride as Conversations with Mandela provides unforgettable insights into one of the 20th century’s most celebrated leaders.

Rob Redenbach

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