New isiXhosa telenovela 1802: Love Defies Time premieres on 1Magic tonight (Monday 1 May), in a new novela timeslot at 20h30, with premiere episodes Mondays to Wednesdays.
Please tap here for the fantasy of the story >> Two star-crossed lovers travel through time in search of their destiny.
Coming up in the first episodes:
Monday 1 May 2023
Khosi and Zuko, a newly engaged couple, run away together to celebrate their engagement. Things take a turn when Khosi gets transported back in time by a magical amulet.
Tuesday 2 May 2023
Kill the Witch!
After Khosi arrives in the past, she saves a dying man, only to discover he is a prince of the Majola kingdom. When the community start accusing her of being a witch, her gift for healing saves her.
Wednesday 3 May 2023
The Hunt is On
While nursing her patient back to health, Khosi and Prince Melisizwe grow closer. To prove which of the brothers should rule after King Jonginamba, Melisizwe and his brother Longamo have to kill the dreaded Mamlambo.
Monday 8 May 2023
After helping Melisizwe get better, Khosi is told she’s no longer useful to the Royal homestead. MamThembu has her thrown into the pit for creating too many enemies with her Western medicine.
Tuesday 9 May 2023
Melisizwe pleads with Kumkani Jonginamba to release Khosi from the pit. Khosi admits to Melisizwe that she has his missing magical amulet.
Wednesday 10 May 2023
The Battle of Melisizwe
MamCwerha seeks the help of a witch doctor to put a spell on Melisizwe’s spear. When news of his death reaches the kingdom, Khosi thinks her only chance of getting back home is gone.
Monday 15 May 2023
Tears of a Mother
A grief-stricken MaMthembu blames Khosi for the death of her son, and punishes her, only to discover that Melisizwe is actually alive. Longamo and his mother are disappointed to discover he is still alive.
Tuesday 16 May 2023
Show Me The Way to Go Home
In an attempt to get rid of Melisizwe once and for all, Longamo slips into Melisizwe’s hut in the middle of the night to kill him. Khosi shows up to protect her patient, Melisizwe. Kumkani Jonginamba intervenes.
Wednesday 17 May 2023
Chasing the Hands of Time
Khosi tells Melsizwe about the attempt on his life. Melisizwe reveals he knows his brother has bad intentions and Khosi promises to help him overcome him.
Monday 22 May 2023
MamCwerha finally sets her a plan to murder Kumkani Jonginamba in motion. She does not anticipate her plan will go left. Her plot against the king is discovered.
Tuesday 23 May 2023
The Punished Prince
The rivalry between the two princes continues when Melisizwe and Longamo get into a tussle that leads to King Tshawe being injured. Khosi steps in and once again saves another life, causing her name to be hailed. She is making herself a target of the dark elements in the community.
Wednesday 24 May 2023
The King’s Guard
Out in the bush Melisizwe and Khosi discover Xesibe has been hiding a secret child with great powers. Xesibe fears the King will kill the child when he discovers it. Princess Mthwakazi falls in love with a commoner.
Premiere episodes of 1802: Love Defies Time air on 1Magic from Mondays to Wednesdays at 20h30.