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Shaka Zulu (TV Mini-Series 1986– ) Poster

(1986– )

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

William C. Faure ... (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Writing Credits  

William C. Faure ... (5 episodes, 1986)
Joshua Sinclair ... (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Cast  

...  Lt. Francis Farewell 10 episodes, 1986
...  Dr. Henry Fynn 10 episodes, 1986
...  Lord Charles Somerset 10 episodes, 1986
...  Elizabeth Farewell 10 episodes, 1986
...  Lord Bathurst 10 episodes, 1986
Henry Cele ...  Shaka 10 episodes, 1986
Dudu Mkhize ...  Nandi 10 episodes, 1986
...  George IV 10 episodes, 1986
...  Prof. Bramston 10 episodes, 1986
Kenneth Griffith ...  Zacharias Abrahams 10 episodes, 1986
Conrad Magwaza ...  Senzagakona 5 episodes, 1986
Patrick Ndlovu ...  Mudli 5 episodes, 1986
Roland Mqwebu ...  Ngomane 5 episodes, 1986
Gugu Nxumalo ...  Mkabayi 5 episodes, 1986
Tu Nokwe ...  Pampata 5 episodes, 1986
Vuyisile Bojana ...  Mgobozi 5 episodes, 1986
Bingo Mbonjeni ...  Bhuza 5 episodes, 1986
Simon Sabela ...  Dingiswayo 5 episodes, 1986
Sam Williams ...  Jama 5 episodes, 1986
Alex Heyns ...  Vegte 5 episodes, 1986
...  Wilkins 5 episodes, 1986
Geoff Albert ...  Thomson 5 episodes, 1986
Sonke Buthelezi ...  Nqoboka 5 episodes, 1986
...  Lord Kimberley 5 episodes, 1986
Khumbulani Cele ...  Shaka (6-11) 5 episodes, 1986
Dabula Ciliza ...  Ghubela 5 episodes, 1986
Bill Curry ...  Popham 5 episodes, 1986
Terence Dlamini ...  Gazi 5 episodes, 1986
Thembinkosi Dlamini ...  Mevana 5 episodes, 1986
Glen Gabela ...  Shaka (15-19) 5 episodes, 1986
King Beaters Gabelah ...  Musi 5 episodes, 1986
Winston Gama ...  Mzilikazi 5 episodes, 1986
P.W.M. Gardner ...  Aithison 5 episodes, 1986
Keith Grenville ...  Shepstone 5 episodes, 1986
Zipathe Gumede ...  Nkalakata 5 episodes, 1986
Daphney Hlomuka ...  Queen Ntombazi 5 episodes, 1986
Eugene Hlomuka ...  Dilikana 5 episodes, 1986
James Irwin ...  Gen. Chelmsford 5 episodes, 1986
Ian Jali ...  Sigiyana 5 episodes, 1986
Kerry Jordan ...  Rev. Bellow 5 episodes, 1986
Benedict Khambula ...  Witchdoctor 5 episodes, 1986
Charles Kinsman ...  Cane 5 episodes, 1986
Sokesimbone Kubheka ...  Cetshwayo 5 episodes, 1986
Bruno Luthuli ...  Pungashe 5 episodes, 1986
Khulekani Magubane ...  Zwide 5 episodes, 1986
Victor Majavu ...  King Makedama 5 episodes, 1986
Phillip Majola ...  Ngwadi (9 yrs old) 5 episodes, 1986
Humphrey Makhoba ...  Dingane 5 episodes, 1986
Obed Makubane ...  Messenger 5 episodes, 1986
Africa Manqele ...  Ngazana 5 episodes, 1986
Sonto Mazibuko ...  Bibi 5 episodes, 1986
Grissel Mboni ...  Mfunda 5 episodes, 1986
Peter Mgaga ...  Nzobo 5 episodes, 1986
Eric Mcanyana ...  Godongwana 5 episodes, 1986
Dingeni Mhlongo ...  Nomcoba (child) 5 episodes, 1986
Precious Mkhize ...  Njani 5 episodes, 1986
Raymond Mkhize ...  Soshangane 5 episodes, 1986
Amos Mkhonza ...  King Kondlo 5 episodes, 1986
Louis Mtetwa ...  Ufasimba 5 episodes, 1986
Sally Mthembu ...  Majola 5 episodes, 1986
Lucky Mtshali ...  Nondumo 5 episodes, 1986
Sabelo Ndebele ...  Ngwadi 5 episodes, 1986
Daniel Ndlovu ...  Dlaba 5 episodes, 1986
Isabelle Ndlovu ...  Noliwa 5 episodes, 1986
Michael Nene ...  Mbopha 5 episodes, 1986
Shadrack Ngema ...  Joko 5 episodes, 1986
Elliot Ngubane ...  Mphepha 5 episodes, 1986
Peter Nkwanyana ...  Ufasimba 5 episodes, 1986
Alfred D. Nokwe ...  Kuta 5 episodes, 1986
Emily Nompumelelo ...  Mahlana 5 episodes, 1986
Adalbero Ntsele ...  Luthuli 5 episodes, 1986
Samuel Ntsini ...  The Nameless One 5 episodes, 1986
Horatius Ntuli ...  Njanis Father 5 episodes, 1986
Artwell Nyembe ...  Ufasimba Leader 5 episodes, 1986
Aletta Rabotapi ...  Maidservant 5 episodes, 1986
Michael Richard ...  Mordechai Abrahams 5 episodes, 1986
...  Queen Victoria 5 episodes, 1986
Hugh Rouse ...  Worthing 5 episodes, 1986
Cynthia Shange ...  Mkabi 5 episodes, 1986
Sibusiso Shange ...  Phakathwayo 5 episodes, 1986
David Sherwood ...  Captain Blair 5 episodes, 1986
Yule Simone ...  Gendeyana 5 episodes, 1986
Leonard Sithole ...  Mbuya 5 episodes, 1986
Washington Xisolo ...  Bhebhe 5 episodes, 1986
Ron Smerczak ...  Ogle 5 episodes, 1986
Sibongile Sokhulu ...  Nomcoba 5 episodes, 1986
...  Tonino 5 episodes, 1986
Oliver Stole ...  Mbenghi 5 episodes, 1986
Sean Taylor ...  The Prince Of Wales 5 episodes, 1986
Reginald Tsokolibane ...  The Lion Man 5 episodes, 1986
Sean Weir ...  Hockley 5 episodes, 1986
Robert Whitehead ...  Simpson 5 episodes, 1986
Ganza Zama ...  Mtonga 5 episodes, 1986
Vincent Zulu ...  Pakatwayo 5 episodes, 1986
V.E.M. Zulu ...  King Sodubo 5 episodes, 1986
Patrick Zungu ...  Igazi 5 episodes, 1986
Nomsa Xaba ...  Sitayi 4 episodes, 1986
Arletta Rabotapi ...  Maidservant unknown episodes
Ganze Zama ...  Mtonga unknown episodes

Series Produced by 

Frank Agrama ... associate producer (4 episodes, 1986)
Ed Harper ... producer (4 episodes, 1986)
Leon Rautenbach ... executive producer (4 episodes, 1986)
Joshua Sinclair ... associate producer (4 episodes, 1986)

Series Music by 

David Pollecutt ... (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Cinematography by 

Alec Mills ... (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Film Editing by 

Steve Sandrock ... (5 episodes, 1986)
Anthony Shaw ... (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Casting By 

Peter J. Elliott ... (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Production Design by 

Hans Nel ... (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Costume Design by 

Valentina Di Palma ... (4 episodes, 1986)

Series Makeup Department 

Derrick Bosch ... makeup designer (5 episodes, 1986)
Ramon Gow ... hair stylist: Miss Fullerton (5 episodes, 1986)
Desiree Maboea ... assistant makeup artist (5 episodes, 1986)
Mary Mhaladi ... assistant makeup artist (5 episodes, 1986)
Nick Mngwangi ... assistant makeup artist (5 episodes, 1986)
Peter Moyo ... assistant makeup artist (5 episodes, 1986)
David Murat ... assistant hair stylist (5 episodes, 1986)
Bunty Phillips ... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1986)
Timothy Renecké ... assistant hair stylist (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Production Management 

Carol Hickson ... unit manager (5 episodes, 1986)
Gordon Greaves ... unit manager (4 episodes, 1986)
Zsuzsa Szemes ... unit production manager (4 episodes, 1986)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Nigel Bower ... second assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
David Bracknell ... first assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
Dabula Ciliza ... second assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
Ray Corbett ... first assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
Peter J. Elliott ... action director (5 episodes, 1986)
Graham Hickson ... first assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
Mark Jaffee ... second assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
Barry Leitch ... first assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
Gavin Mey ... third assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
Zsuzsa Szemes ... second assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
Mark D. West ... second assistant director (5 episodes, 1986)
James Devis ... second unit director (4 episodes, 1986)

Series Art Department 

Anne-Marie Breytenbach ... props buyer: British scenes (4 episodes, 1986)
Mike Fowlie ... property master (4 episodes, 1986)
Peter Gordon ... set constructor (4 episodes, 1986)
Dankert Guillaume ... assistant art director (4 episodes, 1986)
Kingsley Holgate ... collaborator: art direction (4 episodes, 1986)
Barry Leitch ... collaborator: art direction (4 episodes, 1986)
Ben Madumo ... props assistant (4 episodes, 1986)
Paul Matacunias ... stand-by carpenter (4 episodes, 1986)
Andrew May ... props buyer (4 episodes, 1986)
John Rosewarne ... set constructor (4 episodes, 1986)
Nick Saint Clair ... set dresser (4 episodes, 1986)
Hans van der Vegte ... assistant art director (4 episodes, 1986)

Series Sound Department 

Leith Ridley ... foley artist (9 episodes, 1986)
Bill Asher ... sound editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Mark Baard ... assistant sound editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Nicky De Beer ... assistant sound editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Hermien Dommisse ... post-synchronization director (5 episodes, 1986)
Frank Farrar ... assistant sound editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Brian Frost ... sound editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Alan Gerhardt ... sound engineer (5 episodes, 1986)
Roger Harrison ... sound editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Chris Martin ... sound assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Darryl Martin ... final mix (5 episodes, 1986)
Karen Morshead ... assistant sound editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Bethuel Mpotulo ... sound assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Allen Selesnick ... dubbing recordist (5 episodes, 1986)
Lionel Strutt ... adr sound: London (5 episodes, 1986)
Andy van Eeden ... sound assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Dean Vermaak ... sound: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Derek Ward ... sound editor (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Special Effects by 

Paul Ballinger ... special effects (5 episodes, 1986)
Roger Gaisford ... special effects assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Geoff Hill ... special effects assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Roy Taylor ... special effects: Kwa-Bulawayo fire (5 episodes, 1986)
Cecil Zulu ... special effects assistant (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Visual Effects by 

Chris Wallace ... colourist (4 episodes, 1986)

Series Stunts 

Soli Mhlongo ... stunt assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Peter J. Elliott ... stunt coordinator (uncredited) (1 episode, 1986)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Gavin Armstrong ... assistant camera: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Kobus Botha ... camera operator: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Russel Bowden ... grip: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Michael Alan Brierley ... assistant camera: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Anthony Busbridge ... camera operator (5 episodes, 1986)
Thadeu Dludla ... grip assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Glen Donaldson ... assistant camera: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Dave Dunn-Yarker ... camera operator: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Hermann Fick ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Gavin Horne ... chief grip (5 episodes, 1986)
Petrus Khangale ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Mark Larkin ... assistant camera: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Solly Maloi ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Jacob Mashiane ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Shadrack Mathebethi ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Vincent Mkhaliphi ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Chris Molefe ... assistant camera (5 episodes, 1986)
Benjamin Mosemago ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Steven Mosia ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Jeffrey Ngubane ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Mischak Ntshingila ... electrician (5 episodes, 1986)
Paul Otten ... assistant camera: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Peter Palmér ... assistant camera: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Gilbert Reid ... clapper loader (5 episodes, 1986)
Ronnie Fox Rogers ... camera operator: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Elliot Sewape ... best boy (5 episodes, 1986)
Nyoni Shezi ... grip assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Sagumisa Sikhakhane ... grip assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Vincent Sikhakhane ... grip assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Emil Wessels ... still photographer / best boy (5 episodes, 1986)
Robin Wilter ... chief gaffer (5 episodes, 1986)
Paul Witte ... assistant camera: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Star Ximba ... grip assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Frank Elliott ... focus puller (4 episodes, 1986)
Glen Feek ... grip assistant (4 episodes, 1986)
James Devis ... director of photography: second unit (unknown episodes)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Lionel de Robillard ... wardrobe assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
David de Vries ... wardrobe supervisor (5 episodes, 1986)
Joanne Harper ... wardrobe supervisor: Bermans & Nathans (5 episodes, 1986)
Jeanette Ingham ... head dresses (5 episodes, 1986)
Stefan Lourens ... wardrobe assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Solly Mthembu ... wardrobe assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Erica Ndlovu ... wardrobe assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
Maria Randope ... wardrobe assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
André Viljoen ... wardrobe assistant: Bermans & Nathans (5 episodes, 1986)
Kelly Wolhuter ... wardrobe assistant: Bermans & Nathans (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Editorial Department 

Sam Dlamini ... assistant editor / supervising editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Simone Kaplan ... assistant editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Bill Lenny ... executive editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Mary-Anne Marks ... assistant editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Oscar Twala ... assistant editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Ettie M. Feldman ... supervising editor (3 episodes, 1986)

Series Location Management 

Gordon Greaves ... location manager: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Fergus Upfold ... location manager (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Music Department 

David Pollecutt ... conductor (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Transportation Department 

Jannie Breedt ... transportation manager (4 episodes, 1986)

Series Other crew 

Marguerete Baas ... nurse (5 episodes, 1986)
Grant Bushby ... publicist (5 episodes, 1986)
Gypsy Chomse ... production secretary (5 episodes, 1986)
Maureen Conway ... continuity: second unit (5 episodes, 1986)
Peter J. Elliott ... dialogue coach / script editor (5 episodes, 1986)
William C. Faure ... script editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Mark Ford ... extras management (5 episodes, 1986)
Kenneth Griffith ... script editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Robby Guess ... mask maker: Queen Victoria's mask (5 episodes, 1986)
Kingsley Holgate ... extras management (5 episodes, 1986)
Patrick Kaye ... dog handler (5 episodes, 1986)
Johan Kruger ... assistant accountant (5 episodes, 1986)
Barry Leitch ... cultural advisor / script editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Gavin Lyle ... extras management (5 episodes, 1986)
Leigh McLean ... assistant: producers (5 episodes, 1986)
Alan McLoughlin ... legal advisor (5 episodes, 1986)
Stevenson Mnyombolo ... continuity assistant (5 episodes, 1986)
C.T. Msimang ... translator: Zulu (5 episodes, 1986)
B.B. Ndelu ... cultural advisor (5 episodes, 1986)
Gill Quann ... horse handler (5 episodes, 1986)
Fergus Upfold ... logistics (5 episodes, 1986)
May Venter ... production secretary (5 episodes, 1986)
Marlow De Mardt ... continuity (4 episodes, 1986)

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