Author Archives: Andy Priestner

About Andy Priestner

Consultant and trainer on user experience (UX) research and design, failure, leadership and LEGO Serious Play

Series 3, Episode 9 by Jill Hyem

First broadcast: Sunday 9 December 1984 The women learn that they will be going home soon. Mrs Van Meyer is concerned that she will soon be left on her own as a result. Jake guesses that Maggie is pregnant but … Continue reading

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Series 3, Episode 8 by Jill Hyem

First broadcast: Sunday 2 December 1984 Beatrice turns down Joss’s request that she returns to the Centre and Alice’s plea for tango lessons. Kate goes to visit Tom and learns from another patient called Jim that Tom passed away in … Continue reading

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Series 3, Part 7 by Anne Valery

First broadcast: Sunday 18 November 1984 Christina witnesses Joss and her uncle being bundled on to a police lorry and runs to the Centre to tell Stephen. Joss is interrogated. Beatrice is furious when she learns that Phyllis doesn’t consider … Continue reading

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Series 3, Part 6 by Anne Valery

First broadcast: Sunday 11 November 1984 The women are overjoyed to be reunited with Sister Ulrica, however, she is distressed to hear of the deaths of so many of their friends. Smithers complains to Phyllis about the women’s reluctance to … Continue reading

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Series 3, Part 5 by Jill Hyem

First broadcast: Sunday 04 November 1984 Marion returns to Raffles and is reunited with Clifford who, to her surprise, has spent the war in England. He, Ben and her mother are all well. Phyllis has arranged for them to have … Continue reading

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Series 3, Part 4 by Anne Valery

First broadcast: Sunday 28 October 1984 The women are preparing to go to a thanksgiving service. Marion returns to the hotel and asks Smithers if there is any news of Clifford, but he just wants to question her about Yamauchi. … Continue reading

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Series 3, Part 3 by Anne Valery

First broadcast: Sunday 21 October 1984 The women are nervous passengers on a plane bound for Singapore. On arrival they are met by Phyllis Bristow of RAPWI, their welfare officer, and are escorted to a welcome reception presided over by … Continue reading

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Series 3, Part 2 by Jill Hyem

First broadcast: Sunday 14 October 1984 20 August 1945. Marion prevents Maggie and the others from harming Sato and explains to all the women that they will remain under Japanese protection until the Allies arrive, asking them to exercise restraint … Continue reading

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Series 3, Part 1 by Jill Hyem

First broadcast: Sunday 7 October 1984 1 July 1945. The women’s third camp. While Blanche, Daisy, Verna and Suzy are all dead, new friends include Maggie and Alice. At tenko, Christina translates more Japanese propaganda about the war from Sato … Continue reading

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One of the best loved TV series of all time

Tenko is without a doubt one of the best-loved and most fondly remembered television drama series of all time. Created by Lavinia Warner and written by Jill Hyem and Anne Valery, Tenko told the forgotten story of women prisoners of … Continue reading

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