For more than six years, characters from the fictional Cape Town suburb of Ruiterbosch have been on our screens tackling social issues - both controversial and sensational.

The series, named in honour of the Cape’s famed Southeaster wind, continues to grow from strength to strength, telling the stories of the community and its diverse residents of the fictional Cape Town suburb, Ruiterbosch.

What makes Suidooster so unique is that it’s filmed in Milnerton in Cape Town, and is also written by writers who live and come from the diverse communities from the City – with characters who are portrayed by actors who’ve lived around the Mother City for years. While on-screen inclusion and diversity is what makes Ruiterbosch work, behind the scenes the same applies. The soapie is produced by Gambit Films, an award-winning production company run by CEO and executive producer, Bradley Joshua.

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Coming up on Suidooster this month:

Thursday 1 April 2021 
Carmen still avoids the hospital, while Mrs J doubts her decision to organise a job for Gino. Kate struggles to accept that her last chance for love is gone.

Friday 2 April 2021 
Kate tries to suppress her emotions, while Gino sees an opportunity and makes use of it. Carmen’s day starts off with a surprise, and concludes with an impossible choice...

Monday 5 April 2021 
Siya makes a case for Gino to Mrs J, while Joy realises yet again that she isn’t part of the group. Carmen and Rhafiek have a difficult task to do.

Tuesday 6 April 2021 
Joy is in a good mood after spending time with her dad and thanks Siya for his support, but he has his reservations. Meanwhile Gino gets lucky by chance.

Wednesday 7 April 2021 
Chris confronts Kate about her decision, while the Samsodiens struggle with their emotions. Gino has a very important decision to make ...

Thursday 8 April 2021 
Gino executes his evil plans, and Mrs J ends up in trouble. Carmen tries to stay positive, but has a setback. Kaashifa takes Imraan to task.

Friday 9 April 2021 
Mrs J feels guilty about the church’s missing funds, but Siya believes he knows who’s responsible. Carmen lashes out at Mymoena, while Imraan plans a romantic date. Chris struggles to process Kate’s confession.

Monday 12 April 2021 
Mymoena feels bad about pressurizing Carmen, and Kate is determined to start afresh. Mrs J is convinced that she knows who stole the church’s money but Siya knows better...

Tuesday 13 April 2021 
Bridgette receives bad news, while Imraan loses his cool and does something impulsive. Rhafiek struggles to connect with Carmen, and Gino has a big decision to make...

Wednesday 14 April 2021 
Siya is anxious to learn what Gino decided, while Imraan tries to fix his mistakes. Bridgette goes out of her way to humiliate Chris.

Thursday 15 April 2021 
Gino tries to make amends with everyone but Joy has had enough. Bridgette is still upset with Chris, while Rhafiek hides something from Carmen to spare her pain.

Friday 16 April 2021 
Carmen en Rhafiek face a difficult day, while Siya arrives at a crossroads. Kaashifa rubs Imraan up the wrong way ...

Monday 19 April 2021 
Chris makes Kate a promise, but Bridgette makes an unreasonable demand. Rhafiek and Carmen break their news to this parents, but Rhafiek gets yet another shock.

Tuesday 20 April 2021 
AB and Mymoena try to convince Rhafiek and Carmen to change their minds. Kaashifa is stubborn, while Bridgette struggles to make peace with Chris’ romantic decisions.

Wednesday 21 April 2021 
Siya attempts another step forward in his life. Kaashifa and Imraan struggle to get past their differences, while Rhafiek and Carmen are at a crossroads.

Thursday 22 April 2021 
Kaashifa has a hectic day, and an unexpected guest show up at Mrs J’s house...

Friday 23 April 2021 
Rhafiek delivers a desperate last plea to Carmen. Zoe cheers Bridgette up and Mrs J hears who was at her house while she was out.

Monday 26 April 2021 
Mrs J is glad to have Nicci back but Bridgette and Lee-Ann feel differently. AB and Mymoena disagree with Rhafiek and Carmen’s decision and try to put a stop to it.

Tuesday 27 April 2021 
Carmen prepares send her life in a new direction, while Nicci’s homecoming leaves Bridgette rattled. Kaashifa tries to justify Imraan’s short temper.

Wednesday 28 April 2021 
Siya makes a suggestion for a youth evening and gets roped in. Nicci wants to leave again and Mrs J tries to stop her. Rhafiek tries to take a day off, but the walls of the apartment are closing in on him.

Thursday 29 April 2021 
Bridgette wants to celebrate her reconciliation with Nicci, but Nazeem and Tim have a plan to spoil everything. Imraan is furious about Kaashifa’s new work duties, while Siya makes a big decision about his future.

Friday 30 April 2021 
Nicci makes a shocking discovery about the Jacobs family, while Kaashifa struggles to keep it together. Siya has good news for a change, but is it good news for Danni?


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