Remembering Tenko: A Celebration of the Classic TV Drama by Andy Priestner,Lavinia Warner

By Andy Priestner,Lavinia Warner

Tenko, the BBC drama approximately ladies prisoners of the japanese, was once first broadcast within the Eighties to a customary viewers of over 15 million audience and is arguably one of many best-loved television sequence of all time. This ebook, a finished party of Tenko, explores how this groundbreaking drama got here to be made, its filming within the united kingdom and the a long way East, and the real-life occasions which galvanized its memorable characters and storylines. The sequence’ solid (which incorporated Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Louise Jameson, Stephanie Beacham, Veronica Roberts, Claire Oberman and Burt Kwouk) have contributed their stories of engaged on the exhibit, as have writer Lavinia Warner and writers Jill Hyem and Anne Valery, who percentage their innovations on engaged on one in all television’s first lady ensemble dramas. as well as the ‘making of’ tale, each episode is reviewed extensive.

Remembering Tenko is illustrated with greater than three hundred photos, many in color, sourced from the Radio instances, the BBC and the personal albums of Tenko’s forged and workforce, and boasts a entrance conceal and inner illustrations by way of Tenko's unique photo dressmaker Ray Ogden.

‘A attention-grabbing and exhaustive ebook – there are issues in it even i did not be aware of! A needs to for a person who recollects Tenko’ - Stephanie Cole

‘Tenko my favorite activity of all time… this would good turn out my favorite e-book of all time’ - Louise Jameson

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