Four eye-opening documentaries you can watch this week


Looking for a new show filled with fascinating facts? Then look no further than this week’s documentary line-up

From jungles to cold-cases, get ready to see a new side of the world we live in. Only on DStv

The Warrior’s Way

They say history is told by the victors, so take a moment to enjoy their tales of battle in this fascinating series. There have been brave individuals who have altered history forever and over six episodes, you get the opportunity to learn about these fearless fighters – from knights to clansmen. The first episode starts off with a “clang” as we see the history behind the seafaring Scandinavians from the 8th century – Vikings!

Monday 21 September on History Channel (DStv 186) at 08:15

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Jungle Guardian

Known for housing the densest variety flora and fauna, jungles across the world are as mysterious as they are beautiful. Join the journey from central Africa to Asia, where an incredible range of birds, fish, trees and plants can be found. As always, it’s in these small spaces that the most dangerous of species can be found.

Wednesday 23 September on Curiosity Channel (DStv 185) at 20:00

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Hell in the Heartland: What Happened to Ashley & Lauria?

This 1999 cold-case still leaves many investigators baffled – so get ready for some sleepless nights. In this intense four-part series, we travel with a crime author Jax Miller and a former policewoman, Sarah Cailean, as they retrace the events that happened on the night of the mysterious fire at the Freeman’s trailer. By reviewing every shred of evidence, the series debunks many of the theories of the whereabouts of the missing teenagers.

Wednesday 23 September on Lifetime (DStv 131) at 21:00

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Hidden Australia

This travel doccie has taken us to the unknown side of Russia, Japan and Spain. Now, get ready for a fresh look at the smallest continent with a diverse patchwork of contrasting landscapes. You’ll enjoy a renewed appreciation for Down Under as this show reveals tropical rainforests, giant wetlands and snow-capped mountains. A far cry from the sun-kissed beaches it’s generally associated with, you’ll be amazed at what Australia has to offer.

Wednesday 23 September on Curiosity Channel (DStv 185) at 21:00

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