Overshadowing the rivalries between the two factions of inmates are the prison guards. Tough but fair prison governor Beauty (Slindile Nodangala) hides her corrupt practices behind a no-nonsense façade, while trying to maintain power against the ambitious warder Sharon (Lindiwe Ndlovu).

Written and Directed by Mandla Ndimane, this hit drama is an authentic showcase of South African production and acting. Each episode is a leap forward for the local film industry, putting up a strong performance against other popular television shows. If you enjoyed Orange is the New Black, be sure to catch Lockdown every Monday on Mzansi Magic at 20:00.

 

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