Shaka Zulu

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South Africa, 1823. The Zulu Empire, headed by King Shaka, a brilliant but ruthless military strategist, begin to encroach on the British colony of Cape Town. A volunteer cadre of explorers, mercenaries and professional soldiers are sent to Zululand to try to make contact with Shaka and assess the real threat of his army.

  1. William C. Faure


Series Cast

  1. Edward Fox

    Edward Fox

    Lt. Francis Farewell

    11 Episodes

  2. Robert Powell

    Robert Powell

    Dr. Henry Fynn

    11 Episodes

  3. Trevor Howard

    Trevor Howard

    Lord Charles Somerset

    11 Episodes

  4. Fiona Fullerton

    Fiona Fullerton

    Elizabeth Farewell

    11 Episodes

  5. Christopher Lee

    Christopher Lee

    Lord Bathurst

    11 Episodes

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Shaka Zulu


1986 | 11 Episodes

Season 1 of Shaka Zulu premiered on October 24, 1986.

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Status Ended



  • 12


    The broadcaster must take the decision about the air time by taking in consideration the impact on young children in the timeframe from 6:00am to 8:00pm.

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 55m



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