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Older women take centre stage in new murder mystery series

Tired of being cast as nosy gossips and fussy church aunties, South African actresses over the age of 40 are delighted when a show like 'Recipes For Love and Murder', with its strong, quirky older female leads, crops up.

SA’s older women actors have historically enjoyed little screen time, but in the new local drama Recipes for Love and Murder, women aged over 40 take centre stage. And their roles are not confined to the batty auntie, trembling granny or gossipy neighbour stereotypes...

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