Lockdown has been named one of the most successful shows on Mzansi Magic due to its innovative storyline and esteemed cast members.
Lockdown is produced by Black Brains Productions and is broadcast on both Showmax and Mzansi Magic. The series premiered in 2017 and is currently in its fifth season. The show centres around the happenings in the Thabazimbi Women’s Correctional Services in Johannesburg, where power and survival mean everything. The women are often in a battle between their past and present, as they struggle to focus on getting out of their sentence due to the consistent drama that takes place within the compounds.
Lockdown stars some of South Africa’s most well-known actresses, including Lorcia Cooper, Dawn Thandeka King, Zola Nombona, Pamela Nomvete, Natasha Thahane, Sophie Lichaba, and American veteran, Tichina Arnold.