Angel's Song is a South African drama series created by Carmen Sangion and Diliza Moabi and produced by Clive Morris Productions which tells the story of Angel Phillips - a feisty girl from Port Elizabeth who arrives in Johannesburg seeking fame and fortune - and follows her on her rocky road to finishing school and starting her life on stage and in the recording studio.
The series originally premiered on DStv's GO channel on Thursday 2 November 2006, at 19h30. It later aired on M-Net, ending its run before the GO run on 29 March, 2007. It later aired on Mzansi Wethu. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.
Angel's Song originally aired on GO from 2 November, 2006 to 26 April, 2007, on Thursdays at 19h30. New episodes broadcast weekly.
The series later aired on M-Net from 4 January to 29 March, 2007, on Thursdays at 19h00. New episodes broadcast in a double bill, weekly.
Angel's Song premiered on Mzansi Wethu on Wednesday 7 August 2013, at 19h00. After Episode 6 (which aired on 11 September) the show moved to Mondays at 19h30, from 16 September. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are 26 half-hour episodes in one season.
Angel's Song tells the story of Angel Phillips - a feisty girl from Port Elizabeth who arrives in Johannesburg seeking fame and fortune.
She's enrolled at the National School of Arts for classical piano, but all she wants is a stage, a mike and a rock song to perform... will she cut it?
Angel has to fit in at the National School of Arts, make new friends and cope with her older sister's strict rules and boring beige outlook on life.
The 26-part drama series, produced by Clive Morris Productions, follows Angel on her rocky road to finishing school and starting her life on stage and in the recording studio.
Featuring newcomer C.C. Rudder in the lead role, with Chan Marti (of Isidingo fame) in the role of Angel's uptight older sister, Debbie, who gives Angel a place to crash when she arrives in the City of Gold.
Brandon Auret is the bad apple in the lives of the Phillips sisters. He plays William, a handsome but sinister character with a few secrets and skeletons in his closet.
Gary Lawson portrays the role of Thomas Anderson, Angel's music teacher at NSA and good friend of Debbie's, who is also secretly in love with her.
Debbie's son, Lucien (Michael Constantinides) is a 30-year old man, trapped in a 10-year old boy's body. He is his mother's pillar of strength when she loses the plot.
Angels' Song also features Denton Douglas as Daniel, Angel's friend at NSA who also studies music; James MacEwan as Sean, a record store manager who steals Angel's heart; Felicia Mahambehlala as Gladys, domestic helper of the Phillip sisters and trusted family friend; and Tema Sebopedi as Itumeleng, Angel's best girlfriend.
The series was created by Carmen Sangion and Diliza Moabi, produced by Clive Morris Productions and directed by Clive Morris. It was written by Eduan van Jaarsveldt with Stephen Abbott, Justine Loots, Laura Lee Sharp, Clive Morris and Mbuso Thabethe.
The show was executive produced by Clive Morris and Mbuso Thabethe. The executive producer for M-Net was Helen Smit.
Season 1 (26 episodes)
Channel: GO | Premiere: 2 Nov 2006 | Finale: 26 Apr 2007 | Thu, 19h30
Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 4 Jan 2006 | Finale: 29 Mar 2007 | Thu, 17h00 (double bill)
Channel: Mzansi Wethu | Premiere: 7 Aug 2013 | 27 Jan 2014 | Wed, 19h00/Mon, 19h30