- Veteran actress Sophie Lichaba has a new role to sink her teeth into this year
- She will soon be on Mzansi screens in the popular show, Lockdown
- Sophie will be seen as Palesa, head nurse at Kgotsong Asylum
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Sophie Lichaba, adored and admired SA actress, has bagged herself a role to kick off the new year.
Soon, fans of Lockdown will see her making her debut on the show as Palesa, the head nurse at Kgotsong Asylum, the same place where Monde's sister, Katlego, has been sent.
The fifth season of the wildly loved show will be showing on local screens from 30 January. Briefly.co.za learnt two episodes will be shown per week.
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As reported on by TimesLIVE, Sophie's role is bound to give some viewers chills and others nightmares.
In a preview that introduced her character, the actress gave a welcome to a patient in a way that wasn't very warm or reassuring in the least.
Sophie is excited about the role and is very excited to join the cast. According to her, it is one of the few local shows that are really well done.
She loved being part of the show right from the minute she started.
About her character, the actress said she's 'broken'. Palesa is representative of all the women out there who are broken and want to find happiness. The actress added that what fans will see with her character is different.
We can't wait to see her in action!
Here's a look at what else to expect from the new season of Lockdown.
Sophie hasn't always had it easy - she has been through some bad things in the last few years. From attacks on her marriage to admitting that she may have lost a little too much weight, she's taken on the challenges in her life.
Now, she's more than ready for success and happiness.
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