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Fishy Fêshuns

Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: SABC2, kykNET & kie, SABC Encore

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Seasons

Season 2

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
SABC2 01 Jan 2002 26 Mar 2002 Tuesdays, 18h30 - 19h00 26
SABC Encore 09 Dec 2017 03 Mar 2018 Saturdays, 20h00 - 20h30 26
kykNET & kie 14 Aug 2018 25 Sep 2018 Tuesdays, 20h00 (double bill) 26


Season 2

Fishy Fêshuns is a South African television sitcom based on the 1960s BBC sitcom The Rag Trade by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney which revolves around the goings on between workers and their boss in a clothing factory in Cape Town.

The series is set in a small garment factory in Cape Town called Fisher Fashions, owned by Harold Fisher. His staff includes by the likes of Dino (his cutter), Jérmaine de la Fontaine (a freelance designer) and a workforce of five strong women: Patsy (the shop floor steward), Xoli, Rochelle, Vera and Janine.

Fisher's over-demanding wife Bernice also pops in and out of the factory – usually to check up on Harold and the girls – and her presence always provokes conflict.

The situation comedy arises from Fisher having to operate with his rather motley workforce (who are always trying to dupe him in some way) to meet serious deadlines, satisfy clients' needs and try and stay on top of his ever-increasing debt, ballooned by Bernice, who spends her time shopping at the beauty salon.

All the action plays out on the factory floor and in Fisher's office and in each episode the show features a new clothing line that needs completion within a deadline.

Fishy Fêshuns was reworked by Pierre van Pletzen and June van Merch and produced for Penguin Films by Roberta Durrant, with executive producer Dalene Kotzé. Directors included Bobby Heaney and Andre Odendaal. Music was composed and performed by Jimmy Dludlu.

Season 2 Cast

(scroll to bottom for available actor bios)
 

Starring

Russel Savadier		...	Harold Fisher
June van Merch		...	Patsy
Marie Pentz		...	Vera
David Isaacs		...	Dino
Lee-Ann van Rooi	...	Rochelle
Ilse Oppelt		...	Katrien
Stella Magaba		...	Xoli

Recurring / Guests

Michele Maxwell		...	Bernice Fischer
Craig Mathys		...	Henry
Terence Bridgett	...	Austin
Lynita Crofford		...	Mev de Lange
Ashraf Johaardien	...	Kelner (as Ashrof Gohaardien)
Peter Krummeck		...	Dr Davies
Travis de Wet		...	Pikkie
Sizwe Msutu		...	Mnr Odewale
Ralph Lawson		...	Herr Keuner
Ray Ntlokwana		...	Mnr Godfrey
Royston Stoffels	...	Mnr Grootboom
Joss Levine		...	Mnr Cohen
Heather Middleton	...	Maria
Robert Fridjhon		...	Mnr Kalageropoulos
Denver Vraagom		...	Mnr Arendse
Jana van Niekerk	...	Mej Malan
Noel Oostendorp		...	Bode
Vuyo Vincent Ntloko	...	Bestuurder
Johan Malherbe		...	Christoffel Krogman
Peter Hayes		...	Jack Hamilton
Basil Appollis		...	January
Krijay Govender		...	Professor
Glen Fisher		...	Dirk Delwer
Hymie Shapiro		...	Gillie
Robin Rattle		...	Iceberg Club Member
Micheal Sewell		...	Iceberg Club Member
Robert Lockyer		...	Iceberg Club Member
Diane Wilson		...	Yetta
André Jacobs		...	Jonathan Hannekom
Peter Butler		...	Sulaiman Victor
Kira Wilkenson		...	Glamour Girl
Candice D'Arcy		...	Glamour Girl
Puleng Mpokotho		...	Glamour Girl
Thelma Maxhwele		...	Glamour Girl
Lindsey Cupido		...	Glamour Girl
Tali Cervati		...	Talicia
Omar Hogben		...	Model
Candy Baumgard		...	Model
Gavin van den Berg	...	Justin Fairburn (as Gavin van der Berg)
Albert Maritz		...	Odds Visagie
Shaun Arnolds		...	Jason
Celeste Matthews	...	Flower Seller
Genevieve Benny		...	Candy
Marji Geldenhuys	...	Gail
Stella Diedericks	...	Cynthia
Carol February		...	Magriet
Carol Moses		...	Petra


Season 2 Cast

as
Harold Fisher

as
Patsy

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Vera

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Rochelle

as
Katrien

as
Xoli

as
Dino

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Henry

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Austin

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Mnr Odewale

as
Mnr Grootboom

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Mnr Kalageropoulos

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Mnr Arendse

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Professor

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Jonathan Hannekom

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Sulaiman Victor

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Justin Fairburn (as Gavin van der Berg)

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Odds Visagie

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Jason

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Flower Seller


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