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How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding

September 27, 2021
2 min

One of the few Netflix Original South African TV series is a family comedy about chaos. “How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding” is a refreshing blend of traditional and cultural nuances with a modern-day love story. The series has different connotations such as fun, anger, sadness and many other emotional outlets. The series first aired on Netflix in December 2020.



Tumi Seal is the pivotal character in this comedy. After staying away for several years, Tumi has returned home to spend the holidays. However, this family reunion leads to a comedy of errors resulting in her sister’s wedding preparations being ruined. At this point, Tumi doesn’t have much time to make things right and save herself from the agony of having ruined her sister’s wedding.


Johnny Barbuzano is the director of the comedy “How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding”, which stars Busi Lurayi, Thando Thabethe, and Yonda Thomas.

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The cast of the series is not world-renowned. However, some of the actors have done exceptional work on South African local TV and in movies. Below is the list of the entire cast of “How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding.”

• Busi Lurayi as Tumi Sello • Thando Thabethe as Beauty Sello • Yonda Thomas as Khaya Manqele • Nambitha Ben-Mazwi as Refiloe • Clementine Mosimane as Dineo Sello • Sandile Mahlangu as Sbu Twala • Motlatsi Mafatshe as Themba Twala • Lehlohonolo Saint Seseli as Vusi Twala • Charmaine Mtinta as Valencia Twala • Swankie Mafoko as Lydia Twala • Lethabo Bereng as Cousin Bokang • Desmond Dube as Uncle Shadrack • Rami Chuene as Aunt Grace • Keketso Semoko as Aunt Moipone • Nandi Nyembe as Gogo Twala • Dippy Padi as Thando • Trevor Gumbi as Siya Twala • Kagiso Rathebe as Terrence

Where can I watch How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding?

“How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding” is a Netflix original production you can watch on Netflix.

Why do People like this Movie/TV Show so much?


“How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding” is a family comedy full of emotions and fun. Similarly, the season is highly engaging. Viewers stay stuck to their TV screens till the very end. Another nice thing about the series is that it has a distinct cultural touch to it. Viewers have rated this series so highly because it is easy for everyone to relate to it. It has an audience score of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes. Viewers’ appreciation of this series is also assessed by the number of requests for another season.

Is there going to be another season of the comedy series “How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding”?

For all the fans of the show, the good news is that season 2 has been announced. According to Netflix, the second season of “How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding” will premiere on Netflix on 10th December 2021, keeping it in line with the Christmas theme.

What does Khaya have to tell Tumi?

This question is the cliffhanger left unanswered after the end of season 1 of the series.


The only complaint viewers seem to have with this particular TV series is that it ended too soon. Season 1 consists of just three episodes. Viewers are already impressed by this family drama/comedy and want to watch more.