03/01/2014 08:47 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 16:01 GMT

WATCH: Nelson Mandela Remembered In One Word By Tony Blair, Jermain Defoe, Magician Dynamo, Emeli Sande And Others

'Mandela Long Walk To Freedom' hits UK screens today, telling the life story of the former South African activist turned prisoner turned president, with Idris Elba in the title role, and Naomie Harris as his troubled wife Winnie.

Less than a month after his death, Nelson Mandela's extraordinarily wide-ranging influence can be felt in this eclectic collection of British luminaries, from Trevor Nelson to Tony Blair, from Dynamo to Jermain Defoe, each sharing the one word that, to them, sums him up...