SA’s Terry Pheto in The Bold

YOU correspondent Emile Butler spent time on the set of the Emmy Award-winning soap, The Bold and the Beautiful, and interviewed local beauty Terry Pheto, who’s won a part as a South African doctor on the show.

“Because the show is so big in South Africa we wanted to bring in a SA connection,” explainsBradley Bell, Bold’s executive producer and head writer.

“I was very impressed [with Terry] and immediately set about creating a uniquely South African role for her.”

“It’s been a whirlwind couple of months,” Terry says. “It’s so surreal I still have to pinch myself to believe I got this role.”

Although she was quite nervous during her first few days on set, soapie veterans such as Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) made her feel at home and helped to calm her nerves.

Read more in YOU 21 July 2011.