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In this week’s episode of Doctor Who, there are some killer online deals

Doctor Who S11, episode 7: A mysterious message arrives in a package addressed to the Doctor, leading her, Graham, Yaz and Ryan to investigate the home of the galaxy’s largest retailer. Kerblam!

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GALLERY: The Last Post in pictures

This gorgeous BBC miniseries set in Yemen in the 60s, and filmed in Cape Town, is first and only on Showmax.

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Game on: unlocking all five levels of Future Man fandom

A janitor saves the future of mankind, one mop swish at a time. Now streaming, first and only on Showmax.

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Arthouse thriller Berlin Syndrome lands on Showmax

Empire called this film “A corker… a complex battle of wills, full of compelling character dynamics, psychological nuance, great filmmaking and high-voltage tension”. It’s first and only on Showmax.

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Turner and Showmax deal brings top US millennial channel to local shores

With its epic mix of animation, stop-motion and live action comedy, Adult Swim’s extensive catalogue of weirdly wonderful, eclectic, surprising, quirky and surreal content is coming to audiences in South Africa for the first time.

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Military affairs in The Last Post – aka “Dynasty in the Desert”

Series writer Peter Moffat says: “Young married couples in the heart of the ’60s living in extremely close proximity in a very alien and dangerous environment has always struck me as ripe territory for drama.” Stream The Last Post only on Showmax.

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Peace Officer doccie explores the USA’s increasingly militarised police force

This critically acclaimed documentary won both the Grand Jury and Audience awards at SXSW, and is now streaming first and only on Showmax in Africa.

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Stream this romantic movie set during World War I on 11/11

11 November 2018 marks 100 years since Armistice Day, the end of the First World War. The Ottoman Lieutenant is a romantic drama set against the backdrop of the war’s eastern front, and is the perfect movie to watch this weekend.

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The Doctor uses compassion to fight an adorable risk to life

Doctor Who S11, episode 5: Injured and stranded in the wilds of a far-flung galaxy, The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan must band together with a group of strangers to survive against one of the universe’s most deadly — and unusual — creatures.

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Josh Hutcherson stars in hit sci-fi comedy Future Man

Future Man – labeled “the perfect comedy/science-fiction hybrid” by Den of Geek – is now streaming first and only on Showmax in Africa.

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The Last Post stars on filming Yemen in South Africa

Shot in South Africa, The Last Post is a BBC One series set against the backdrop of the creation of an independent Yemen in the swinging sixties. It comes first and only to Showmax in Africa.

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The perfect package: the women of The Girlfriend Experience dress to impress

This adult drama series follows high-end escorts who know exactly how to package themselves to attract their wealthy clientele. Stream S1-2, only on Showmax.

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“TV’s most adult show” is now streaming

The Girlfriend Experience S1-2 comes first and only to Showmax, and the racy series is only suitable for over-18s.

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INTERVIEW: Riley Keough on her role in The Girlfriend Experience

Riley Keough plays Christine, a law-firm intern who becomes a high-end escort, in her Golden Globe-nominated role. Seasons 1-2 of this no-under-18s series are now streaming first and only on Showmax.

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Channel Zero: Welcome to the No-End House

Happy Halloween, haunted-house hunters! Showmax has a charming little fixer-upper for your eyeballs. Please come inside The No-End House…

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Doctor Who stars on filming, clubbing and feasting in South Africa

Season 11 of Doctor Who, the world’s longest-running science fiction show, was partly shot in South Africa. The series’ stars tell us what they loved about it (spoiler: basically everything except the sunburn).

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In The Ghost Monument, the Doctor Who gang has a new mystery to solve

Doctor Who S11, episode 2: Still reeling from their first encounter, can the Doctor and her new friends stay alive long enough, in a hostile alien environment, to solve the mystery of Desolation? And who are Angstrom and Epzo, exactly?

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Camping: the perfect excuse to snuggle down and enjoy the discomfort of others

The HBO comedy series comes first and only to Showmax in Africa, with new episodes landing every Monday, express from the US.

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HBO comedy Camping is now on Showmax

The brand-new comedy series, starring Jennifer Garner and David Tennant, is now first and only on Showmax, with fresh episodes landing every Monday, express from the US.

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Climb SA’s highest mountains in local documentary 9 Peaks Record

What does it take to scale SA’s highest peaks in record-breaking time, battling extreme weather, injury and dangerous wildlife? Find out by streaming this documentary, first and only on Showmax.

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5 of the best quotes from the Doctor Who premiere

Doctor Who S11 is now streaming first and only on Showmax in Africa, with new episodes coming express from the UK every Monday.

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INTERVIEW: Jodie Whittaker on becoming the first female Doctor

Fifty-five years ago, the Doctor burst onto TV screens in Britain in what is now the world’s longest-running science fiction series. The actress who plays the 13th incarnation of the character tells us about her outfit, doing her own stunts and filming in SA.

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Critical darlings RAW and A Ghost Story come first and only to Showmax

These arthouse movies will haunt you, and are like nothing you’ve ever seen before. They’re coming first and only to Showmax just in time for Halloween.

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WATCH: Fans gather at the first-ever Whovian meetup in SA

Hear from the dedicated Whovians who celebrated the world’s longest-running sci-fi series at the Whovian meetup hosted by Showmax in partnership with BBC Studios in Africa at Comicon Africa.

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