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Shaka (Henry Cele) helps Farewell (Edward Fox) and a Zulu delegation to get to Cape Town where Lord Somerset (Trevor Howard) imprisons them; Nandi's death sends Shaka into a frenzy of destruction.
Shaka (Henry Cele) agrees to help build a boat to carry Farewell and a Zulu delegation to Cape Town where they are imprisoned by Somerset (Trevor Howard); Shaka is furious that Pampata has borne him a son.
Fynn traces the history of Shaka and the Ndwandwe king Zwide (Khukekani Magubane) after Shaka orders the Britons to help fight Zwide who was responsible for the death of Dingiswayo (Simon Sabela).
Shaka cedes Port Natal to Farewell and his men after Fynn (Robert Powell) helps him recover from an assassination attempt. Meanwhile Farewell's wife learns that both Shaka and Farewell (Henry Cele Edward Fox) have been declared dead.
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- Premiered: November 2, 1987
- Rating: None
- Premise: A lavish British series about an early 19th-century warrior-tactician who united the Zulu nation. Filmed mostly in South Africa, the sometimes violent saga begins with a British effort to intimidate Shaka---powerfully played by Henry Cele, a Zulu and one-t… (more)