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SAS Rogue Heroes on Showmax

SAS Rogue Heroes S1

Follow how the world’s greatest Special Forces unit, was formed under extraordinary pressure in the darkest days of World War Two.

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Angela Black is on Showmax

Angela Black

Trapped in her marriage, Angela is approached out of the blue by Ed, a private investigator, who spills her husband’s darkest secrets.

Rohan Dickson's thriller drama Desert Rose is now streaming on Showmax

South African crime series Desert Rose delivers twists and thrills

Neil Sandilands leads the ensemble cast in the suspenseful and windswept South African family thriller Desert Rose.

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Desert Rose is on Showmax

Desert Rose S1

An M-Net Original family crime thriller following the Greyling family, crippled by debt and haunted by their father’s actions. 

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Josh Hartnett in The Fear Index on Showmax

Josh Hartnett on his role as a tech guru plagued by his own creation in The Fear Index

Josh Hartnett stars as a scientist and hedge fund CEO whose own invention turns on him and the world’s financial markets in The Fear Index.

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The Fear Index on Showmax

The Fear Index S1

A genius scientist-turned-Wall-Street-tycoon becomes the target of a plot to destroy the world’s financial markets in this tense thriller.

Jodie Turner-Smith in a red dress on a throne, in Anne Boleyn on Showmax

Anne Boleyn

The second wife of Henry VIII has to fight for her marriage, her position as Queen of England … and her life.

Meet the cast of the Showmax Original thriller series DAM

Meet the cast of the Showmax Original thriller series DAM

An all-star ensemble cast drives this psychological thriller series about demons from the past and evil that’s alive in the present day.

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Pallance Dladla on his SAFTA-nominated role in the hit Showmax Original DAM

Pallance Dladla on his SAFTA-nominated role in the hit Showmax Original DAM

Perennially popular Pallance Dladla returns in his SAFTA-nominated role as Themba in Showmax Original thriller DAM.

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Lea Vivier on her SAFTA-nominated role in the hit Showmax Original DAM

Lea Vivier on her SAFTA-nominated role in the hit Showmax Original DAM

Reprising her SAFTA-nominated role in DAM, Lea Vivier once again delivers a haunting performance as Yola.

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DAM S2

DAM S2

Rain has finally come to Fischerhaven – but Yola has no memory of anything since her return for her father’s funeral. Will she ever put the missing pieces together?

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What happened in DAM Season 1?

What happened in DAM Season 1?

Season 1 of DAM won multiple awards at the SAFTAs and acclaim from critics. Here’s a recap of what went down, ahead of Season 2, landing on Showmax from 16 February. 

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Edwin van der Walt on Donkerbos: “All Braam wanted to do was help”

Edwin van der Walt on Donkerbos: “All Braam wanted to do was help”

Edwin van der Walt brings the troubled character Braam to life in the chilling Showmax Original thriller series Donkerbos.

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Watch the creepy trailer for Showmax Original DAM Season 2

Watch the creepy trailer for Showmax Original DAM Season 2

Showmax has just released the freaky first trailer for Season 2 of DAM, which premieres on 16 February 2023, with new episodes on Thursdays.

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Donkerbos episode 6 is on Showmax

Donkerbos episode 6 recap: For the children

In possibly the most disturbing episode of Showmax Original Donkerbos so far, Wolf and Fanie receive an important clue.

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Donkerbos episode 5 is on Showmax

Donkerbos episode 5 recap: To serve another

Detectives Fanie and Tsedza are shining a light through the darkness that is threatening to consume the small Limpopo town of Donkerbos.

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Donkerbos episode 4 is on Showmax

Donkerbos episode 4 recap: Der mutterbaum

The Mother Tree: where will the clues lead detectives Fanie and Tsedza in this episode of Showmax Original thriller Donkerbos?

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Donkerbos episode 3 recap on Showmax

Donkerbos episode 3 recap: The tree house

Pieces of the (mirror crown) puzzle are starting to come together for detectives Fanie and Tsedza in the South African thriller series Donkerbos.

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Donkerbos episode 1 recap: Under the rot

Donkerbos episode 1 recap: Under the rot

In episode 1 of brand-new Showmax Original murder mystery Donkerbos, one grisly discovery leads to another. 

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Meet the cast of Donkerbos

Meet the cast of Donkerbos

Erica Wessels, Sanda Shandu, Carel Nel and more South African stars shine in the Donkerbos cast in the brand-new Showmax Original murder mystery.

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Craft vs daft: Spy series The Ipcress File gets espionage right

Craft vs daft: Spy series The Ipcress File gets espionage right

Harry Palmer is a working-class spy who gets the job done and dusted in British Cold War-era thriller The Ipcress File.

The Ipcress File

The Ipcress File

As the Cold War rages, an ex-smuggler turned spy is drawn into a dangerous undercover mission to locate a missing British nuclear scientist.

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Diiche

When her fiancé is found dead, celebrated actress Diiche must confront her dark side and the secrets of her past.

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Filming starts on Season 2 of Showmax Original thriller DAM

Filming starts on Season 2 of Showmax Original thriller DAM

Expected to launch on Showmax in the first quarter of 2023, the new season of the multi-SAFTA nominee is currently being filmed in the Eastern Cape.

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