Staff writer

The second episode of Brand South Africa's new Play Your Part TV series, to air on SABC2 on Sunday 22 June at 9pm, examines South African arts and culture and the role they played in the country's democracy.

Among those to be featured are legendary musician Abigail Kubeka, who used to sing for Mandela, as well as James Ngcobo, the Market Theatre's first artistic director, and veteran South African actor, director and playwright John Kani. We bring you a preview.

Abigail Kubeka:

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James Ngcobo:

John Kani: