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Orkney Snork nie!

Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: kykNET, TV1, kykNET & kie, SABC Encore

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Broadcaster information
South African channels

TV1 : 10 May 1989 - 14 Oct 1992
kykNET : 07 Apr 2007 - 30 Jun 2007
SABC Encore : 11 May 2015 - 12 Nov 2016
kykNET & kie : 03 Oct 2015 - 31 Aug 2016

About the Show

Orkney Snork nie! is a South African, Afrikaans-language sitcom created by Willie Esterhuizen which revolves around the Van Tonder family from Orkney, a small mining town.

The head of the household, Hendrik (Zack du Plessis), is a shift boss on the mines and his wife, Maggie (Annette Engelbrecht), is a housewife. They have four children: Ouboet (Frank Opperman), Bennie (Charl van Heyningen), Hester (Clara Joubert) and Wimpie (Anrich Herbst).

From time to time other family members such as grandfathers and grandmothers stay over with the family and cause all manner of mischief.

From Season 3, the Van Tonders also take on two foster children, Riekie and Neelsie.

Written and directed by Willie Esterhuizen, the series was initially executive produced by Sandra Kotzé and Barbara von Pfeil for WESTEL Produksies. Willie and Pieter Esterhuizen produced the show for the third season.

Music for the first two seasons was composed by Nicky Saks. Mynie Grové wrote the music for the third season.

Starring Cast

Season 1
 

Zack du Plessis
as
Hendrik van Tonder
Annette Engelbrecht
as
Maggie van Tonder
Jacques Loots
as
Oupa van Tonder
Sally Campher
as
Yolanda 'Yollie' van Tonder
Frank Opperman
as
Ouboet van Tonder
Clara Joubert
as
Hess van Tonder
Anrich Herbst
as
Wimpie van Tonder
and Rinus van Niekerk
as
Koert

Season 2
 
Zack du Plessis
as
Hendrik van Tonder
Annette Engelbrecht
as
Maggie van Tonder
Jacques Loots
as
Oupa van Tonder
Sally Campher
as
Yolanda 'Yollie' van Tonder
Frank Opperman
as
Ouboet van Tonder
Clara Joubert
as
Hess van Tonder
Anrich Herbst
as
Wimpie van Tonder

Season 3
 
Zack du Plessis
as
Hendrik van Tonder
Annette Engelbrecht
as
Maggie van Tonder
Sally Campher
as
Yolanda 'Yollie' van Tonder
Frank Opperman
as
Ouboet van Tonder
Anrich Herbst
as
Wimpie van Tonder
Danie Smuts
as
Oom Hans
Carien Wandrag
as
Sonja Conradie
Bernice du Plessis
as
Riekie van Zyl
Eugene Martin
as
Neelsie van Zyl
and Pierre van Pletzen
as
Spike Potas
and Dulcie van den Bergh
as
Ouma Gous (as Dulsie van den Bergh)

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