A Nurse Toto which premiered on February 9, 2023 is a comedy series on YouTube written and directed by Eddie Butita.
The characters on the show include a receptionist who has a nauseating attitude and two nurses who are clueless and show reluctance to helping patients seeking help.
It also includes a janitor who is always selling alternative traditional medicine to patients at the waiting bay.
Butita explained that the reason why he did not restrict viewership is for everyone to enjoy the show and drive traffic to his YouTube channel.
In this article, WoK looks at the cast of the popular show and roles that they play.
Other than writing and directing A Nurse Toto, Butita also plays the role of a doctor.
He is a script writer, comedian, director and the founder of SPM Africa Studios, a full house audio visual production and distribution company.
Butita also runs SPM Buzz, a media company covering hot topics, social media issues and celebrities interviews.
In 2021, he disclosed that he was part of the team that wrote and directed the Swahili version of the Netflix hit show The Upshaws.
“I have always wanted to be on Netflix, this year God made it a reality. I was reached out to be the first Netflix Swahili Comedy Writer and Director. For the past few months I wrote and directed the Swahili version of The Upshaws created by Wanda Sykes, it was a great experience
“The early mornings and late nights together with a team of talented professionals from Hiventy Africa, We successfully brought the script to life and it’s now streaming on Netflix,” he shared.
Annstellah Karimi plays Wambo Underscore on A Nurse Toto, a clueless nurse who spends most of her time creating TikTok content.
She is an award winning actress having acted on Sue Na Jonnie, Her Eyes, Kina on Maisha Magic and Baba Twins on ShowMax.
Annstellah is also a brand influencer and she has worked with among other brands My Dawa and East African Breweries Limited.
She began acting while in high school at St. Mary’s Igoji, in Meru County.
In 2014, a year after finishing high school, Karimi’s talent was spotted by the Kenya Aeronautical College (KAC) who took her up to represent them in that year’s drama festivals in Nyeri County.
In 2015 edition of the festivals, Karimi was recalled by KAC and headed to Nakuru to represent the college for the second consecutive year.
Her decision to participate in the festivals would mark the watershed in her acting career.
Ciku Muchiri plays Sly on A Nurse Toto.
Just like Wambo Underscore, she is clueless and always complaining of patients’ conditions, claiming to be allergic to them.
Ciku is an actress and content creator famed for her roles on The Second Family on ShowMax, PAA – Born to Fly and Crime and Justice.
She is also a model.
Marya Okoth plays Maryann, a receptionist who has a nauseating attitude, on A Nurse Toto.
She is an actress and interior designer by training.
Marya came into the limelight in 2021 when Churchill Show comedian, YY, introduced her as his girlfriend, further announcing that they were expecting their first child together.
Ever since, she has been appearing in YY’s comedy skits and short films by other content creators.
Kevin Omwami plays Babu on A Nurse Toto.
At Facility One, he works as a janitor but he has a tendency of selling traditional medicines to patients visiting the hospital.
Elsewhere, he is a stand-up comedian at Churchill Show, a traditional dance choreographer and MC for cooperate and non cooperate events.
Fao Shishi – Vee The Intern
Fao Shishi plays Vee The Intern on A Nurse Toto.
Among the three nurses, she is hated because she seems to be on the path to understanding what she is supposed to do.
She is also the brand ambassador for Bolt Kenya, a taxi hailing company.