Tv show details

Type:

Tv show

Genre:

Comedy , Family

Synopsis:

Popular comedy series about the De Waals and their colourful family, friends and rivals in and around a small town in the Overberg. The central characters are tant Kriekie de Waal, a widow who lives on Eendrag farm, and oom Fasie de Waal, her brother-in-law who has survived two wives. Years ago they were sweethearts, but when Fasie returned from fighting in the Second World War, Kriekie had already married his brother. There's also Grieta, the girl from the post office who is secretly engaged to Kriekie's son Jan; Kriekie's daughter Belinda and her husband, doctor Hans Jonker; Klaas's meddlesome mother, tant Betta; Klaas and Sannie Paulsen, who owns the local shop; shop assistant Freddie, the town's well-liked ne'er-do-well; and the town gossip tant Lissie, who loves listening in on people's phone conversations through the phone exchange. The title Nommer Asseblief refers to the way telephone exchange operators answered the phone in order to reroute the call. In the series as in real life, the operator could often overhear a telephone conversation and as a result, gossip spread very quickly! In 1981, a tie-in film was released by Brigadiers Films.

Director:

Henk Hugo

Actors:

Frances Coertze, Ryno Hattingh, Emgee Pretorius, Hannah Botha, Sann de Lange, Lida Botha, Alex Heyns, Johan Botha, Johan van der Merwe, Klaas de Boer, Woutrine Theron, P.W. Marais, Naomi van Niekerk, Miems de Bruyn, Yvonne van der Walt, Lourens Swanepoel, Benn Potgieter, Kristie Herbst, Solly Oosthuizen, Marinda Botes, Eben Cruywagen, Esther van Rensburg, Elsabé Moolman, Marie Koeleman

Seasons

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