Connie Ferguson is ‘The Queen’ in new TV show

The cast of 'The Queen'. Picture credit: Supplied.
The cast of 'The Queen'. Picture credit: Supplied.

Television matriarch Connie Ferguson gets a fitting leading role in her new TV show The Queen.

Ferguson, who will soon depart from our TV screen on SABC 1 popular soapie Generations: The Legacy as the much-loved Karabo Moroka, will star on Mzansi Magic new telenovela The Queen.

Premiering on Monday, 01 August, at 21:00 the show will reunite her with her former Generations on-screen brother Sello Maake Ka-Ncube and her real-life husband Shona Ferguson.

Ferguson plays the role of Harriet Khoza, forced to do the unthinkable when her husband’s (Treasure Tshabalala) secret comes to light.

Further character description reveals that Harriet has lived her whole life as a spoiled trophy wife, but tragedy strikes her family and she is forced to take over a family empire and bring unity to a family at war with itself, while hiding a deadly secret that can tear the whole family apart.

It is this concealed lie that sets into motion a series of events that will see Harriet battling forces that are out to destroy the life she has grown accustomed to.

The star-studded cast also features Sthembiso “SK” Khoza, Natasha Thahane, Mara Louw, Themba Ndaba, Mbali Nkosi, Dineo Moeketsi, Loyiso MacDonald, Zenzo Ngqobe, Zandile Msutwana and Slindile Nodangala.

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