Butlers and Babysitters

The Butler is back in a murder-mystery radio play featuring the Ovation Award-winning ‘Butlers’ cast who each play a variety of quirky characters. While babysitting at an eccentric family’s mansion, a young student realises that something sinister is afoot. As thunderclouds roll in and people start dying around her, it soon becomes apparent that no one is safe! It’s the Addams Family meets Cluedo and the thrills and intrigue will keep audiences guessing all the way! Butlers and Babysitters is an exhilarating ride with suspicious characters, outrageous antics and twisting plots right up to the final scene. So tune in to a truly gripping radio play at this year’s NAF vFringe where SOUND allows you to be immersed in a story where your own imagination is part of the experience! Don’t miss it!

  • Ticket Price: R40.00
  • Genre: Theatre
  • Duration (minutes): 42mins
  • Ages: PG
  • Release Date: June 27, 2022 00:00 - July 31, 2022 23:59
  • Language: English

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Written and directed by: Justin Wilkinson
Sound design and editing: CJ Bergh
Featuring the voice talents of: Victoria Young-Pugh, Jos Nel and Justin Wilkinson


Victoria Young-Pugh is a qualified Silwood chef, business owner of Victoria’s Pantry, Yoga Instructor, part-time artist and has also featured in a number of advertisements through modelling. Being fairly new to the music industry, she is passionate about vocals and song writing and has undertaken her musical journey by accompanying various bands. Essentially, she enjoys anything creative!

CJ Bergh is a sound designer, editor and music composer. He has created music and sound for a number of radio plays (including ‘Butlers’, A Play On Words), stage productions (Butlers), fashion shows (UCT), video games (GetRekt), short films (Genero; CityVarsity; AFDA), documentaries (Mr SA; Four Returns; Art of Flight) and podcasts (From The Perspective Of; Air It). CJ is also a music educator and counsellor and is passionate about teaching the health benefits of music. In between his studies and tinkering with new musical instruments, he also performs with different music ensembles, from jazz to rock.

From a young age, Jos had a burning passion for theatre, ever since the first grade where he competed in poetry recitation at the Tygerberg Eisteddfod. Later, he won several ATKV-tienertoneel awards and in 2019, played Aslan in the Playhouse Theatre production of The Chronicles of Narnia. He has starred in a number of ‘Butlers’ productions at the National Arts Festival, including the Ovation Award-winning Butlers and Billionaires and Butlers and Bridesmaids. Jos also recently completed his degree in Psychology and currently works as an English editor for Pixelogic Media.

Justin has been actively involved in theatre for almost 30 years. Having studied at both UCT and UNISA, he has written and directed numerous sell-out comedy shows and is a familiar face at the National Arts Festival. He regularly MC’s corporate events, does work as a voice over artist and even had a brief spell as a radio presenter. In addition, he also serves as a creative consultant on a number of projects and even finds time to serve as a mentor to up-and coming actors in the industry.