Due to its intensely captivating storyline, ‘The Queen’ is arguably one of the most popular telenovelas in the country, recording millions of viewers per episode. What makes it particularly enjoyable is its relatability, especially in family issues.
The Queen is a South African telenovela written by Phatu Makwarela and Gwydion Beynon. Created by the famous Ferguson Films, new episodes of the show premiere every week-day on Mzansi Magic at 9 pm. Since its on-air debut on 1 August 2016, the show has been running for six seasons, with each season spanning a number of 260 episodes. It is directed by veterans Andries van der Merwe and Xolani Mabaso.
A Recap Of What Happened On The Queen In December 2021
Last month in December, we saw that Goodness’ past was rapidly catching up with her. Will her marriage survive the impending disaster? Olerato, on the other hand, faces one rejection after another. Will she ever catch a break? Also, Clive and Akhona finally seem to be getting somewhere in their relationship and have set a date to get married.
However, Akhona’s best friend Georgina has reservations about Clive’s true intentions and character. This has driven a wedge between the two friends. Does Georgina have a point, or is she just being jealous? Will Goodness ever see her daughter again? Can Darlington outsmart the Khozas? Find out the answers to these questions and more in these latest 2022 January teasers.
The Latest Offering On The Queen Teasers For January 2022
Episode 116: Monday 3, January 2022
Clive becomes a hundred times more controlling towards Akhona. Meanwhile, Goodness takes more losses in the course of her divorce from Kagiso.
Episode 117: Tuesday 4, January 2022
Akhona tries to seek help from Clive’s friends, but things go askance. Goodness finally realizes that life would not remain the same after her divorce. Olerato and Khumo run into each other unexpectedly.
Episode 118: Wednesday 5, January 2022
A certain couple finds themselves in a dire situation. Meanwhile, Goodness’ problems only seem to have increased.
Episode 119: Thursday 6, January 2022
After thinking it through, things only look increasingly bleak for Goodness, and she attempts something dangerous. Akhona is elsewhere taking a drastic decision of her own.
Episode 120: Friday 7, January 2022
Akhona decides to leave, much to Vuyiswa’s fury. Goodness lands in hospital and is in very critical condition.
Episode 121: Monday 10, January 2022
Akhona struggles with feelings of claustrophobia, as she feels trapped. Meanwhile, the Khoza’s are being begged by Noma to forgive Goodness.
Episode 122: Tuesday 11, January 2022
Harriet, in a fit of anger, draws a battle line that cannot be crossed. Vuyiswa tries to sabotage a blossoming, new romance. A fateful event pushes Akhona to make her decision.
Episode 123: Wednesday 12, January 2022
Clive pushes Akhona to make a difficult decision. Somewhere else, Harriet and Noma’s friendship deteriorates beyond repair.
Episode 124: Thursday 13, January 2022
Olerato is shocked to her marrows when Harriet threatens her life. On the other hand, Clive is dealing with the effects of his high-handedness.
Episode 125: Friday 14, January 2022
Akhona might have just solved a problem that has been long overdue. Vuyiswa receives a call from an old friend who leaves her in a pensive mood. The Sebatas are beginning to worry that Khumo is getting too comfortable with their enemy.
Episode 126: Monday 17, January 2022
Vuyiswa surprises Hector when she reveals that she wants a baby. Goodness has come out of a coma, but her memories haven’t.
Episode 127: Tuesday 18, January 2022
Goodness slowly begins to make a full recovery and regains some of her memories in the process, including that of her daughter. Vuyiswa takes her plan of getting pregnant very seriously.
Episode 128: Wednesday 19, January 2022
Goodness wants to see her daughter and takes a life-threatening risk just to do so. Hector finally agrees to work with Vuyiswa towards conception to please her.
Episode 129: Thursday 20, January 2022
A careless act from Patronella puts Mjekejeke’s job at risk. Vuyiswa and Thando are not getting along well.
Episode 130: Friday 21, January 2022
Hector pretends to go along with Vuyiswa, just for the ride. Noma’s plans are stalled unexpectedly.
Episode 131: Monday 24, January 2022
Goodness finally gives up, and now Harriet gives her son permission to bid her farewell. Vuyiswa corners Hector and attempts to seduce him.
Episode 132: Tuesday 25, January 2022
Harriet is too proud to contact Kagiso, despite Noma’s best efforts. Vuyiswa tries her hardest to get pregnant with Hector’s baby.
Episode 133: Wednesday 26, January 2022
A call from the hospital scares Noma and Patronella. Harriet attempts to put Olerato in her place. Vuyiswa mistakenly overhears something that might cost her in the future.
Episode 134: Thursday 27, January 2022
Vuyiswa is just about to give up when she makes an unexpected breakthrough. Goodness intends to fight for her daughter, Mvelo, with the last drop of her strength. Noma finally stands up for herself.
Episode 135: Friday 28, January 2022
Vuyiswa is faced with a complex decision. Goodness snubs Olerato when she reaches out, and the latter is shocked by her reaction.
Episode 136: Monday 31, January 2022
Hector notices Vuyiswa’s bad mood and is apprehensive. Goodness checks into a hotel room after leaving the hospital but is annoyed to find out that she had been benefitting from an enemy’s benevolence all the while.
Members of The Queen Cast Who Have Left the Show in Recent Times
As is the case with any popular soap series, actors come and go, and ‘The Queen’ hasn’t been any different. Actors Loyiso MacDonald and SK Khoza are among the top-cast members who left the show in 2021. While the former left because of other engagements, it is believed that SK Khoza was fired after reports surfaced of him being arrested after beating up his wife.
Listed Below Are the Current Cast of The Queen Series:
- Connie Ferguson – plays the role of Harriet Mathapelo-Khoza
- Rapulana Seiphemo – plays the role of Colonel Hector Sebata
- Themba Ndaba – plays the role of Brutus Khoza
- Dineo Langa – plays the role of Keabetwe Khoza
- Zandile Msutwana – plays the role of Vuyiswa Maake-Sebata
- Zenande Mfenyana – plays the role of Goodness Mabuza-Khoza
- Jessica Nkosi – plays the role of Thando Sebata
- Lorraine Moropa – plays the role of Olerato Mathapelo
- Sibusisiwe Jili – plays the role of Detective Georgina Zulu
- Vuyolwethu Ngcukana – plays the role of Lumko “Schumacher” Toto
- Sipho Manzini – plays the role of Jabulani “Mjekejeke” Zulu
- Thembsie Matu – plays the role of Patronella Zulu
- Brenda Ngxolia – plays the role of Princess Noma Matshikiza
- Cindy Mahlangu – plays the role of Siyanda Dlamini
- Tsholo Ditshejane – plays the role of Antoinette
- Paballo Koza – plays the role of Khaya Khoza
- Molemo Tlali – plays the role of Khumo Sebata