Catch the compelling documentary, ‘They Will Have To Kill Us First: Malian Music in Exile’ on BBC Brit

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The compelling documentary, They Will Have To Kill Us First: Malian Music in Exile, which can be seen on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) at 8pm on Friday, November 11, tells the compelling story of when jihadists took control of Northern Mali in 2012.  Continue reading

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New ITV Choice series, ‘Tutankhamun’, tells the story of Howard Carter, the man who found the Egyptian boy king’s tomb

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South Africa’s Northern Cape plays a starring role in new ITV Choice series, Tutankhamun, starring Max Irons and Sam Neill. The show, which airs on DStv channel 123 on Thursday, November 10 at 8pm, was filmed in the region, parts of which were transformed into Egypt’s famous Valley of the Kings. Continue reading

‘Sherlock’ star, Benedict Cumberbatch, chats to Graham Norton

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Benedict Cumberbatch (left) and Eddie Redmayne talk about their new films, ‘Dr Strange’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’.

Graham Norton welcomes leading British actors, Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston and American singer LeAnn Rimes to The Graham Norton Show on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) at 9pm on Tuesday, November 8. Continue reading

SA actor, Sean Cameron Michael, stars in M-Net Edge’s ‘Of Kings and Prophets’

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South African actor, Sean Cameron Michael, last seen on SA screens in the hit TV series Black Sails on DStv’s History channel, has again nabbed a role in a major American series.

He can be seen in Of Kings and Prophets, currently on M-Net Edge, a biblical drama that centres around a battle-weary king, a powerful and resentful prophet, and a resourceful young shepherd.    Continue reading

Graham Norton returns to BBC Brit

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The BAFTA-winning series The Graham Norton Show returns to BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) on Tuesday, October 11, with more cheeky chat and hilarious shenanigans with the biggest stars on the planet.

Expect the unexpected as Graham focuses on the people, trends, stories and aspects of celebrity culture that interest him the most, all the while using trademark Norton comedy to lull his guests and audience into a false sense of security.

There will be monologues, music and outlandish and risqué surprises as Graham steers the madness in whatever direction he pleases.

Tense thriller to air on BBC First

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Christina Moxam (NATASHA LITTLE), Ivy Moxam (JODIE COMER), Emma Moxam (KATHERINE ROSE MORLEY), Craig (JOE LAYTON), Angus Moxam (STUART GRAHAM) in Thirteen. Photographer: Todd Anthony

THE tense psychological thriller, Thirteen, will be screened from 8 pm on Wednesday, September 28 on BBC First (DStv channel 119).

The drama follows the story of Ivy Moxham, a 26-year-old woman learning to live again after 13 years in captivity. When Ivy escapes the cellar that’s been her prison since she was abducted, it’s just the start of her story.

She’s beginning to pick up the threads of a life half-lived, but they’re about to be pulled apart again. Her captor is on the run, and as cracks appear in Ivy’s account of her ordeal, the police begin to doubt her motives. What happened in that cellar? And can Ivy really be trusted?