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Tenko (1981–1984)

TV Series | 50 min | Drama, History, War

After the Japanese invasion of Singapore in February 1942, a group of British, Dutch and Australian women are held in a Japanese internment camp on a Japanese-occupied island between Singapore and Australia.
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Updated Oct 22, 1981

Release date (First episode)
Oct 22, 1981 (Australia)

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Ann Bell
Marion Jefferson Marion Jefferson   See fewer
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Stephanie Cole
Beatrice Mason / Dr. Beatrice Mason Beatrice Mason / Dr. Beatrice Mason   See fewer
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Claire Oberman
Kate Norris Kate Norris   See fewer
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Emily Bolton
Christina Campbell Christina Campbell   See fewer
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Elizabeth Chambers
Mrs. Domenica Van Meyer / Mrs. Van Meyer Mrs. Domenica Van Meyer / Mrs. Van Meyer   See fewer
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Veronica Roberts
Dorothy Bennett Dorothy Bennett   See fewer
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Patricia Lawrence
Sister Ulrica Sister Ulrica   See fewer
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Jean Anderson
Lady Jocelyn 'Joss' Holbrook / Jocelyn Holbrook / Lady Jocelyn "Joss" Holbrook Lady Jocelyn 'Joss' Holbrook / Jocelyn Holbrook / Lady Jocelyn "Joss" Holbrook   See fewer
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Stephanie Beacham
Rose Millar Rose Millar   See fewer
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Burt Kwouk
Major Yamauchi / Capt. Yamauchi Major Yamauchi / Capt. Yamauchi   See fewer
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Eiji Kusuhara
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Takahiro Oba
Kasaki / Shigawo Kasaki / Shigawo   See fewer
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Louise Jameson
Blanche Simmons Blanche Simmons   See fewer
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Joanna Hole
Sally Markham Sally Markham   See fewer
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Lizzie Mickery
Maggie Thorpe Maggie Thorpe   See fewer
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Jeananne Crowley
Nellie Keene Nellie Keene   See fewer
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Cindy Shelley
Alice Courtenay Alice Courtenay   See fewer
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Karin Foley
Debbie Bowen Debbie Bowen   See fewer
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Rosemary Martin
Verna Johnson Verna Johnson   See fewer
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Anna Lindup
Daisy Robertson Daisy Robertson   See fewer
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Josephine Welcome
Miss Hasan Miss Hasan   See fewer
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Renée Asherson
Sylvia Ashburton Sylvia Ashburton   See fewer
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Jonathan Newth
Brigadier Clifford Jefferson / Clifford Jefferson Brigadier Clifford Jefferson / Clifford Jefferson   See fewer
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Phyllis Bristow Phyllis Bristow   See fewer
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Damien Thomas
Jake Haulter Jake Haulter   See fewer
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Sabu Kimura
Lt. Nakamura / Tanaka Lt. Nakamura / Tanaka   See fewer
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Philippa Urquhart
Lillian Cartland Lillian Cartland   See fewer
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Nicolas Corry
Bobby Cartland Bobby Cartland   See fewer
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Ann Queensberry
Judith Bowen Judith Bowen   See fewer
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Preston Lockwood
Stephen Wentworth Stephen Wentworth   See fewer
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Carolle Rousseau
Natalie Trier / Dr. Natalie Trier Natalie Trier / Dr. Natalie Trier   See fewer
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Stephen Gordon
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Ronald Eng
Dolah Dolah   See fewer
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Edmund Pegge
Bernard Webster Bernard Webster   See fewer
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Michael Lees
Colonel Jackson Colonel Jackson   See fewer
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Wendy Williams
Vicky Armstrong Vicky Armstrong   See fewer
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Ivor Danvers
Jack Armstrong Jack Armstrong   See fewer
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Daniel Hill
Tom Redburn Tom Redburn   See fewer
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Simon Treves Simon Treves   See fewer
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Madge Pritchard Madge Pritchard   See fewer
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Cynthia James Cynthia James   See fewer
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Harry Alderston-Bennett Harry Alderston-Bennett   See fewer
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Lily Jenkins Lily Jenkins   See fewer
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Mona Bruce
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Brian Thomas Brian Thomas   See fewer
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Eliza Buckingham
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8.6 / 10 | 540 votes