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Tenko

Year:
Duration:
UK:50 min (30 episodes)
Genres:
Drama | War
IMDB rate:
8.7
Awards:
1 win & 7 nominations
Details
Country: Australia
Release Date: 1981-10-22
Filming Locations: Dorset, England, UK
Cast
Actor
Character
Ann Bell
Marion Jefferson
Stephanie Cole
Beatrice Mason
Claire Oberman
Kate Norris
Emily Bolton
Christina Campbell
Elizabeth Chambers
Mrs. Domenica Van Meyer
Veronica Roberts
Dorothy Bennett
Patricia Lawrence
Sister Ulrica
Jean Anderson
Lady Jocelyn 'Joss' Holbrook
Burt Kwouk
Major Yamauchi
Eiji Kusuhara
Lt. Sato
Takashi Kawahara
Shinya (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Takahiro Oba
Kasaki / ... (16 episodes, 1981-1984)
Louise Jameson
Blanche Simmons
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Trivia
Before Steaphanie Beacham was cast as Rose, Louise Jamesson was first offered the role.
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Australian actress Janet Fielding auditioned for the role of Kate Norris. She claimed she was rejected by director Pennant Roberts because her breasts were too large to play a starving prisoner.
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Mrs. Van Meyer's pet songbird, which appears in season one, is named for the actress Simone Simon.
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Quotes
Mrs. Domenica Van Meyer: How dare you speak to me this way?
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Photos from cast
Stephanie Beacham
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