New reality shows set to air on BBC channels in South Africa


George Clark takes a closer look at some amazing spaces.

IF you like reality shows, then both BBC Lifestyle and BBC Earth are offering two new series to enjoy – George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces and Truth about Alcohol. Continue reading


Natural history, but not as you know it, on BBC Earth

New to BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) is Round Planet, which airs at 5 pm from Sunday, May 15. Narrated by Matt Lucas, this is natural history – but not as you know it!

This comedy archive series delves deep into the BBC’s national history library to retell planet Earth’s greatest stories in a different and irreverent new way, combining mind-blowing fact with genre-bending humour. Continue reading

Must-see shows on BBC channels


The cast of Call the Midwide (from left) Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt), Sister Winifred (Victoria Yeates), Nurse Crane (Linda Bassett, Patsy (Emerald Fennell), Sister Mary Cynthia (Bryony Hannah), Barbara (Charlotte Ritchie), and Trixie (Helen George). Photo: BBC

Whether you love drama or reality shows there is something on offer on BBC Worldwide Channels on DStv. Continue reading

Fierce Earth, Banished and more on BBC Worldwide Channels takes a closer look at some of the new shows airing on BBC channels on DStv.
New to BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) at 6 pm on Sunday, April 24, is Fierce Earth. Hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, lightening strikes; Fierce Earth shows what it would be like to experience some of nature’s most destructive forces.

Each episode explores the anatomy of one incredible natural phenomenon and showcases the stunning power of nature’s fury with jaw dropping footage such as exploding volcanoes, car hurtling tornadoes and giant tsunami waves. Experiments and demonstrations show the impact of Mother Nature at her most furious.

This is a visually stunning series, filmed in a range of locations, revealing the true power of the planet in an accessible and entertaining way.

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