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Fishy Fêshuns

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

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Seasons

Season 4

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
SABC2 01 Oct 2004 24 Dec 2004 Fridays, 18h30 - 19h00 13
SABC Encore 02 Aug 2018 25 Oct 2018 Thursdays, 21h00 - 21h30 13
kykNET & kie 13 Nov 2018 25 Dec 2018 Tuesdays, 20h30 (double bill) 13


Season 4

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 4 Cast

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Starring

Russel Savadier		...	Harold Fisher
June van Merch		...	Patsy
Marie Pentz		...	Vera
Stella Magaba		...	Xoli
Lee-Ann van Rooi	...	Rochelle
Jody Abrahams		...	Dino
Jolene Martin		...	Janine

Recurring / Guests

Michele Maxwell		...	Bernice
Lilian Khumalo		...	Makgano (as Lillian Khumalo)
Mzimasi Nongwe		...	Lungisa
Tiny Skefile		...	Choir Master
Theo Vilakazi		...	Percy Solo
Shaleen Surtie-Richards	...	Tina
Michele Levine		...	Chantal
Trude Gunther		...	Linda
Nicola Hanekom		...	Candy
Deon Coetzee		...	Mnr De Villiers le Roux
Odidi Mfenyana		...	Jermaine de la Fontaine
Erica Wessels		...	Veronica
Leonard Moss		...	Cousin Woody
Cheryl Abromowitz	...	Victoria
Shaun Webb		...	Jean Pierre
Alethea Volanie		...	Journalist
Esshaam September	...	Sheriff
Lorraine Hendriks	...	Model
Yvonne Jordon		...	Model
Rugaya Adjerahn		...	Model
Deon Lotz		...	Van Wijkgaard
Neels van Jaarsveld	...	Gerbrandt de Kok
Jeroen Kranenburg	...	Kaptein Conradie
Thembi Mtshali-Jones	...	Mama Amandla
Herman Hardick		...	Eugene van Staden
Andre Samuels		...	Ltd Sam Moses
Irene Steffano		...	Maria
Patrick Walton		...	Dolf
Bradley Abrahams	...	Mercenary
Chad Abrahams		...	Clint Cooper
Brenda Julius		...	Sandy
Dolores Elias		...	Girl 1
Nikki Jackman		...	Trivia Host (as Nikki Jackmen)
Louw Venter		...	Painter


Season 4 Cast

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Harold Fisher

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Patsy

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Vera

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Dino

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Rochelle

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Xoli

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Janine

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Linda

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Candy

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Mnr De Villiers le Roux

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Jermaine de la Fontaine

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Veronica

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Gerbrandt de Kok

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Mama Amandla

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Painter

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Van Wijkgaard

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