Created by Lavinia Warner, Tenko told the forgotten real-life story of the women prisoners of the Japanese who for three-and-a-half years suffered severe privations in barely habitable Sumatran camps. Written by Jill Hyem, Anne Valery and Paul Wheeler, the series followed the experiences of one particular group of women from the Fall of Singapore in February 1942 and their subsequent internment, through to their liberation in September 1945 and their ensuing attempts to rebuild their shattered lives. A feature-length reunion special set in 1950, rounded off the series.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC One (1981 - 1984)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:25 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama

Official site: www.bbc.co.uk

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Episode 3x10; Dec 10, 1984

Joss dies peacefully in her sleep whilst her friends are at a picnic. After her funeral her will is read,leaving them each a thousand pounds and a stipend for Stephen and Dr. Mason,so long as they continue to run the Centre. Sister Ulrica,having anno

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x10: SayonaraDec 10, 1984
3x09: On the RocksDec 3, 1984
3x08: The VisitNov 26, 1984
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