3 shows filmed in Cape Town that you can watch tonight

Rolanda Marais in 'Trackers.' (Photo: M-Net)
Rolanda Marais in 'Trackers.' (Photo: M-Net)

Cape Town – The Mother City has played the backdrop to many international movies and TV shows.

Catch glimpses of the city in our top three recommendations to tune into tonight.


DStv Now

The five-part series is based on Deon Meyer's book of the same name. It weaves together different storylines about black rhinos, the CIA, diamond smuggling, organised crime and a terrorist plot to attack Cape Town.

Black Mirror


This anthology series that revolves around a group of people's personal lives and how technology manipulates their behaviour. Season 3 episode 4 and season 5 episode 3 was filmed in Cape Town.



What did it take to change the fate of a nation? As apartheid's endgame loomed, a mining operation took a chance and secretly started talks between the government and groups fighting for liberation in this epic real-life drama.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht