The Ferguson Films production company took to Instagram on Sunday, 26 September, to announce the return of Connie Ferguson. Fans of Mzansi Magic’s telenovela The Queen is excited to welcome the character of Harriet Khoza back to the screen.
Connie Ferguson took time off to grieve the death of the husband
Shona Ferguson, affectionately known as “Uncle Sho”, sadly passed away on 30 July 2021. The 47-year-old actor died due to Covid-19 complications. And his death came just a day before his and Connie’s 20 year anniversary.
Many South Africans grew up watching Shona on TV and were heartbroken at the news of his death. Tributes and well-wishes came flooding in for Connie and her family.
What can be expected from Harriet’s return
While Connie was away mourning her husband’s death, the show introduced the storyline of Harriet developing feelings for her arch-enemy, Hector (Rapulana Seiphemo). Thus, the show made that Harriet left to hide her feelings for Hector at her mother’s home in the North West province.
Since the absence of Harriet on the screen, The Queen‘s viewership dropped with 300 000 views in one month.
The story continues with Harriet’s family being suspicious of her return. Watch the teaser below: