Onder die Suiderkruis
About Onder die Suiderkruis
Onder die Suiderkruis is an Afrikaans drama series.
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Onder die Suiderkruis is the saga of trials, tribulations and triumphs of three families over a period of many years
The families measure their wealth in the love and care of one another.
Shot in a Stellenbosch setting, the series features some of South Africa’s talented performers including Alyzzander Fourie, Anton Dekker, Michelle Burger and Tinarie van Wyk-Loot.
Meet The Families
The Tredoux Family: (Portrayed by Anton Dekker as Andries, Stian Bam as Stephen, Christia Visser as Jane and Michelle Burgers as Trunette)
Andries is the autocratic head of the family, controlling everything and everybody with an iron hand. He is a vice-principal at the local high school, runs a tuck shop and has a permanent stand at the weekly street market.
The Normington Family: (Portrayed by Lee-Ann van Rooi as Mary and Brendan Daniels as Jazz)
Jazz plays the sax in a band that performs night after night in a beach hotel. He is a happy go lucky chap who loves to play poker and is totally absorbed in his music.
Mary is a primary school teacher who believes she has more mature pupils in her Standard 4 class than her husband. She constantly worries about everything, causing minor tiffs with Jazz.
The Smithyman Household: (Portrayed by Tinarie Van Wyk-Loots as Skye and Deon Lotz as Donny).
Donny owns a massive farm in die Karoo where he also has a private diamond mine. His business commitments regularly take him on trips abroad. As a single parent he dotes on his only child, Skye.
Skye is brought up from an early age with private teachers and tutors on the Karoo farm “Granietfontein”. Academically she is her peers lightyears ahead…but that does not guarantee equal emotional development…