W. Somerset Maugham: Season 2, Episode 1

The Force of Circumstance (23 Apr. 1970)

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A woman agrees to emigrate to Malaya with her husband, but colonial life is not what she expected.

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
John Stride ...
Guy Wilkes
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Doris Hanson
Lally Bowers ...
Mrs. Hanson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Melanye Dalgliesh ...
Native child
Kathleen Eu ...
Native woman
Ken Nazarin ...
Abdul
Kathleen St. John ...
Waitress
Colin Thompson ...
Native child
John A. Tinn ...
Watercarrier
Philip Warnes ...
Native child
Rex Wei ...
Gardener
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A young woman marries a colonial administrator on home leave from the East and returns with him to his post. She is blissfully happy in her new life until a native woman and her small children begin to hang about the compound, to the increasing displeasure and discomfort of the young woman's husband. Written by Morganalee

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