Oos-Wes

TV series, 1989

Family comedy. Bets lives with her mother, Mart, who is determined to find her widowed daughter a new husband; her son Jakkie, a second-year-student at the Rand Afrikaans University; and her 30-year-old daughter Annette, who moves back home on the eve of her third divorce. Jakkie's girlfriend is Marie-Lou van Wyk, who had published her first poetry book as a high school student. She is also vegetarian and gets terribly upset when Tant Mart dares to wear her fur coat.

Oos-Wes
Oos-Wes
Oos-Wes

Production summary: 

Premiere date:

16 August 1989

Channel:

TV1

Language:

Afrikaans

Genre:

Family comedy

Number of series:

1

Number of episodes:

14

Production company:

Brigadiers

Director:

Johan Bernard

Writer:

Johan Bernard

Translation of title:

"East West"

Cast and Crew: 

Main actorCharacter
Miems de BruynTant Mart
Christine BassonBets
Gert van NiekerkJakkie
Hélène TruterAnnette
Natania van HeerdenMarie-Lou van Wyk

Guest actor
Johan Malherbe
At Botha
Marie Pentz
Nico Liebenberg
Tess van Staden
Limpie Basson 

Crew
Johan BernardDirector; Writer
Danie PieterseTechnical director
Danie NiehausTheme song

 

Sources: 

  • Elmari Rautenbach, 'Oos-Wes' - Nuwe Lagreeks oor Televisie. Die Burger, 6 July 1989, p.10.