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The Mayor has an interesting cast

By Faeza
16 November 2015

A new, satirical comedy series,The Mayor, will be gracing our screens on Friday, 20 November 2015 on Mzansi Magic, DStv Channel 161, at 19:00 pm on the dot.

Produced for Mzansi Magic by Gonga 7, The Mayor, features a stellar cast led by Lucky Legodi (OJ Mabunda), Vicky Kente ( first wife), Bianca Le Grange (second wife), Fiona Ramsay (city manager),  Ntobeko ‘Ntosh’ Madlingozi (Boy-Boy), Thuli Thabethe (Mercia), Rea Rangaka (Martin Shai) just to give you a glance.

The comedy series is centred around the life of OJ Mabunda, a flamboyant mayor that has to keep a growing polygamous family together while running the fictional city of Johannesburg. Lucky Legodi plays the mayor, OJ Mabunda. Legodi is a legendary actor and educator who rose into prominence in the nineties. Joining him is Thuli Thabethe, who plays the mayor’s right hand lady and spokesperson, Mercia. Thabethe has done extensive work in the television industry, even hosting the first season of Our Perfect Wedding.

The mayor’s family and Johannesburg are not the only thing on his plate, he has to deal with a city manager who prays to see his downfall. Fiona Ramsay plays OJ Mabunda’s nemesis, Lucinda Le Roux. Fiona Ramsay boasts an impressive acting resume. She has acted in in big films such as; In My Country, The Bang Bang Club, The Three Investigators and The Secret of Skeleton Island. Ramsay is also a theatre and film practitioner, vocal consultant as well a motivational speaker. She has worked in SA and abroad.

Get ready for hilarious and light-hearted entertainment on The Mayor, 20 November at  19:00 only on Mzansi Magic DStv – Channel 161.