Tendayi Jembere aka TJ, Tee J
is a British actor who is best known for his part in the television show Kerching!
Kerching! was a children's comedy drama on CBBC devised by Juliet Denison and Chris Cockerham in the later series. It follows the lives of teenagers Taj, Danny and Seymour. The programme revolves around Taj's website, Rudeboy, and his money-making schemes...
2003 where he played the character of Seymour who was the best friend of Taj Lewis who was the lead character.
He grew up in East London. Tendayi Jembere's first television part was in the CBBC
CBBC is one of two brand names used for the BBC's children's television strands. Between 1985 and 2002, CBBC was the name given to all the BBC's programmes on TV for children aged under 14...
hit sitcom Kerching!
where he played the main character's best friend Seymour who was a cooking expert and also the junior partner of the successful company RudeBoy and so owned 1% of Rudeboy's takings which were in the thousands by that period of time in the show's history. Kerching
has so far run for more than four series and has been repeated heavily after six on the CBBC Channel
CBBC is a BBC television channel aimed at 6 to 12 year olds. It complements the CBBC programming that continues to air on BBC One and BBC Two. Launched on 11 February 2002, it broadcasts from 7am to 7pm on Freeview, cable, IPTV and digital satellite, occupying the same bandwidth as, but a different...
where it repeated all of the series straight after each other and made Kerching
even more successful.
Tendayi Jembere next appeared in Mr Harvey Lights a Candle
(2005), a TV series where he played the character of Sid Williams.
2007 - Micheal Baxter in THE BILLend
2007 - Tendayi Jembere is recently in a popular viewer vote television show on MTV Base, MTV One, Channel 4, 4+1, and E4 called Dubplate Drama
Dubplate Drama is a UK television series which started in 2005.It has run for three series.It has been called "the world's first interactive drama series", since it was letting viewers vote on the outcome of each episode's ending....
, where the viewers decide what happens next through voting online or text via mobile phone.(he plays a character called "Minus")
2011 - Jembere appears as Chuggs in Mogadishu
Mogadishu is the debut play by ex-school teacher Vivienne Franzmann concerning a white teacher who tries to protect her black student from expulsion after he pushes her to the ground, but in order to protect himself the student lies and drags her into a vortex of lies in which victim becomes...
by Vivienne Franzmann
Vivienne Franzman is a British playwright from Walthamstow, whose debut play Mogadishu was critically acclaimed in its premiere at the Royal Exchange in Manchester and in its transference to the Lyric Theatre in London in 2011. With Dominic Cavendish of The Telegraph calling it 'the play of the...
at the Royal Exchange
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then at the Lyric Theatre in London
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Fourteen-year-old Taj Lewis is a bright lad hoping to make his family a million pounds, and to this end has launched a website under the name 'rude boy'. His family and pals are (as described in the credit sequence) Seymour and Danny, his best friends; Missy, his big sister; Kareesha, her best friend; Ricardo, Taj's rival; and Tasmin, Ricardo's girlfriend. Completing the main line-up are Taj's little brother Omar and their single mum, who works as a nurse. (Taj's father has died.) Missy and Kareesha work in the Chill Out Grill where Taj and his friends hang out and hatch their get-rich-quick schemes, some of which actually work.