Da Kink in My Hair

Broadcast Run: 
2007 to 2009
Broadcast Medium: 
Television

'Da Kink in My Hair was a comedic drama based on playwright and actress trey anthony's (sic) award-winning play of the same name.  Set at Letty's, a bustling hair salon in Toronto's Caribbean community, the show was a platform for a ensemble group of women to share their trials, tribulations and deep dark secrets. These strong, black women let their hair down – in more ways than one.  trey anthony played Joy, the zany younger sister of main character Novelette Campbell (played by Ordena Stephens-Thomson), Letty’s smart and vivacious owner. Novelette didn’t just style her clients’ hair, she knew just how to make them open up.  Ngozi Paul, the co-creator and co-executive producer of this new TV series, played Starr, a beautiful, wide-eyed young woman.  Paul was an original cast member of the original play.   

CAST: Ordena Stephens-Thompson, Ngozi Paul, trey anthony, Conroy Stewart, Richard Fagon 

  Broadcast: Debuted October 14th  2007

Time slot:  Sunday, 7:30 pm

Running time: 30 minutes 

Series created by:  trey anthony and Ngozi Paul

Executive Producers: Damion Nurse, Laszlo Barna, trey anthony, Ngozi Paul and Shelly Scarrow 

In January 2009 it was announced that the series  would be returning for a second season on February 12th. However, in August 2009, Canwest announced that Da Kink would not be returning for a third season. 

Written by Joanne Ingrassia - June, 2007

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