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Joined by others, including Beatrice, the women are taken to their internment camp, where a contingent of Dutch internees join them, including Sister Ulrica.

Director:

Pennant Roberts

Writers:

Jill Hyem, Lavinia Warner (creator)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ann Bell ... Marion Jefferson
Renée Asherson ... Sylvia Ashburton
Stephanie Beacham ... Rose Millar
Louise Jameson ... Blanche Simmons
Jeananne Crowley Jeananne Crowley ... Nellie Keene
Veronica Roberts Veronica Roberts ... Dorothy Bennett
Stephanie Cole ... Dr. Beatrice Mason
Claire Oberman Claire Oberman ... Kate Norris
Emily Bolton ... Christina Campbell
Joanna Hole Joanna Hole ... Sally Markham
Ann Queensberry ... Judith Bowen
Karin Foley Karin Foley ... Debbie Bowen
Burt Kwouk ... Capt. Yamauchi
Patricia Lawrence Patricia Lawrence ... Sister Ulrica
Eiji Kusuhara ... Lt. Sato
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Storyline

The female survivors are marched to the Kampong Getah prison camp where nurses Kate and Nellie meet up with Dr. Mason, who takes charge of cleaning out their squalid hut. Sharing it with them are Sylvia Ashburton, a snobbish, imperious general's wife known to Marion, brassy Cockney Blanche Simmons who helps the withdrawn Dorothy Bennett with her baby, pregnant Sally Markham and weepy Judith Bowen and her daughter Debbie. The commandant Captain Yamauchi tells the women that disobedience will be punished and Marion, nominated by the others, has to intercede with him when his sadistic lieutenant Sato - Satan to the women - catches Sylvia trying to use a radio. As Sylvia is released from the punishment hut Dutch captives, including Sister Ulrica, arrive. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama | History | War

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This episode takes place in February 1942. See more »

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Release Date:

5 November 1981 (Australia) See more »

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