Connie Ferguson has confirmed that she has returned to reprise her lead role as Harriet Khoza on Mzansi Magic’s The Queen, following the passing of her husband, Shona Ferguson.
Connie Ferguson took to Instagram to document her first day back on the set of The Queen. Ferguson had taken a break from shooting the popular Mzansi Magic telenovela after her now late husband, Shona Ferguson, fell ill. Her break was extended after his passing in July 2021. The star took the month of August 2021 to mourn his passing.
In light of the month anniversary since the passing of Shona Fergusson, The Queen lead is ready to return to television screens. Formally, Ferguson revealed that she returned to work on Friday, 10 September 2021. Her return was marked with a warm welcome from the Ferguson Films team, who decorated her dressing room. Moreover, Ferguson’s return comes as the telenovela has recently received some backlash over its alleged lacklustre storyline.
No word has been shared yet on when Connie will make her formal return to screens.
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Is there season five of The Queen?
Mzansi Magic’s The Queen is currently in its fifth season. The first episode of the new season aired on Monday, 27 July 2021. Ahead of the debut of the season, the show had concluded season four with an hour-long special on Friday, 24 July 2021.
Who is coming to The Queen?
This week on The Queen, the telenovela is set to re-introduce Lungile Khoza, Brutus’ wife, who is the matriarch of the Khoza family from KwaZulu-Natal. The role is played by seasoned actress, Delisile Malinga, who is best known for her role as Sarah on SABC 1’s Generations.
What time does The Queen play on Mzansi Magic?
The Queen is currently scheduled to air on Mzansi Magic, DStv channel 161, every weeknight at 21:00. The show is then made immediately available on DStv Catch Up for fans who could not watch it as it aired live on Mzansi Magic.