The best British series streaming on Showmax

The best British series streaming on Showmax

How many of these gems have you watched? Discover a treasure trove of the best British series that are currently streaming, and embark on a binge-session that will leave you wanting more.

Whether you want a British crime series, a British drama, a British comedy or a British thriller, these are all ready for a bloody brilliant binge-session on Showmax.

The Suspect is on Showmax

The Suspect S1

Doctor Joseph O’Loughlin appears to have the perfect life. But nothing can be taken for granted, as his seemingly flawless life is about to unravel.

The Bay S4 is on Showmax

The Bay S4

Marsha Thomason steps into the lead in Season 3 as DS Jenn Townsend, who investigates the death of a promising young boxer.


Maternal S1

This intense British drama has 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, and follows three doctors returning to frontline medicine after maternity leave.

Helena Bonham Carter as Noele Gordon (Nolly) in Nolly S1 on Showmax

Nolly S1

Follow the reign and fall from grace of the real-life inimitable soap star Noele Gordon in this gorgeous British drama series.

Dreamland is now on Showmax


The family dynamic of pregnant Trish, her two sisters, and their mother is threatened by the arrival of their other sister Mel.

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.

Fifteen Love is on Showmax


Set in the world of elite tennis, this British drama series follows a one-time rising star whose career is cut short by injury.

Love Island UK Season 10 is on Showmax

Love Island UK S10

Gorgeous singles live in a luxury villa – with the added possibility of meeting their soul mate – in this fun and flirty reality series.

Becoming Elizabeth S1

With Henry VIII dead, his children, Mary, Elizabeth and Edward, find themselves pawns in a game for control of a new England.

Witness Number 3 is on Showmax

Witness Number 3

When a hairdresser catches a glimpse of a killer and his victim moments before a murder, she has to decide how far she’ll go for the truth.

Vicky McClure as Stella Tomlinson and Johnny Harris as Charles Stone in Without Sin on Showmax

Without Sin

A complex British drama exploring the relationship between a grieving mother and the man she believes murdered her daughter.

A Town Called Malice S1

Follow a second-rate crime family who recognises a golden opportunity to re-capture their former glory on the Costa Del Sol.

CB Strike: Troubled Blood is on Showmax

C. B. Strike: Troubled Blood

War veteran turned private detective Cormoran Strike solves brutal murders with the help of his trusted partner Robin Ellacott. Based on the novels by JK Rowling. 

Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything S1

A chaotic, riotous British comedy about addiction and self-discovery. Rosie is an addict, but after an incident at her brother’s wedding, she decides to change her life by ‘Giving Up Everything’.

The Midwich Cuckoos is on Showmax

The Midwich Cuckoos S1

This gripping sci-fi drama stars three-time BAFTA nominee Keeley Hawes in a horrifying tale taking place in a small English village subdued by a mysterious alien presence for an entire day, leaving the townspeople horrified and confused.

Litvinenko S1

This true-crime drama follows the highly dangerous and complex investigation into the murder of a Russian defector.

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.

Keeley HAwes and Lee Ingleby in Crossfire a British tv series on Showmax


A spine-chilling BBC miniseries that follows a family vacation that turns into horrific turmoil after a shooting at a resort.

This England S1

A gripping British series that charts the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK under Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

His Dark Materials S1-3

As the events of Philip Pullman’s book The Amber Spyglass unfold, Lyra and Will journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned.

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The Real Housewives of Lagos S2 is on Showmax

The Real Housewives of Lagos S1-S2

The Real Housewives of Lagos streaming exclusively on Showmax is back for a second season with two new cast members joining the show.

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This Body Works For Me Season 2 on Showmax

20+ addictive South African reality shows to stream

Stream The Real Housewives of Durban, This Body Works For Me and more of South Africa’s best reality shows on Showmax.

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The Mommy Club Season 1 now streaming on Showmax

South African audiences can’t get enough of reality TV

From chart-topping Showmax Original reality shows like The Mommy Club and This Body Works For Me to the fan-favourite Love Island – and more!

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The Mommy Club S1 is on Showmax

The Mommy Club S1 finale: The end of the road for this friendship?

In episode 11 of The Mommy Club, the storm continues to brew. All episodes are nowavailable to binge-watch on Showmax.

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The Real Housewives of Gqeberha is on Showmax

The Real Housewives of Gqeberha

This Real Housewives edition follows a group of influential women navigating their relationships, careers, and lavish lifestyles in Gqeberha.

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The Mommy Club S1: Nunurai and Omuhle’s situation gets worse

In episode 10 of The Mommy Club, Nunurai hosts hosts a pink-and-white themed event, and her BFF Verna butts heads with Omuhle. New episodes land every Tuesdays on Showmax.

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The Real Housewives of Lagos Season 2 is coming to Showmax

It’s official! Two new cast confirmed to join The Real Housewives of Lagos Season 2

The Real Housewives of Lagos is set to make a return to Showmax with the introduction of two new cast members.

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Themba- My Inked World on Showmax

Themba: My Inked World – it’s flames from all sides

See a portrait of tattoo artist, musician and ex-Big Brother star Themba Broly, drawn in ink, tears and unchecked messages. 

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