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Remembering Tenko

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Tenko, the BBC drama about women prisoners of the Japanese, was first broadcast in the Eighties to a regular audience of over 15 million viewers and is arguably one of the best-loved TV series of all time. This book, a comprehensive celebration of Tenko, explores how this groundbreaking drama came to be made, its filming in the UK and the Far East, and the real-life events which inspired its memorable characters and storylines. The series' cast (which included Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Louise Jameson, Stephanie Beacham, Veronica Roberts, Claire Oberman and Burt Kwouk) have contributed their memories of working on the show, as have creator Lavinia Warner and writers Jill Hyem and Anne Valery, who share their thoughts on working on one of television's first female ensemble dramas. In addition to the 'making of' story, every episode is reviewed in depth. Remembering Tenko is illustrated with more than 300 photographs sourced from the Radio Times, the BBC and the private albums of Tenko's cast and crew, including 20 pages of full-colour plates. With a front cover and internal illustrations by Tenko's graphic designer Ray Ogden.

This paperback book is in very good used condition. The cover is clean and unmarked, very slight creasing to cor

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Author(s):
Andy Priestner
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-10:
0956100074
ISBN-13:
9780956100078
Publisher:
Classic TV Press
Title:
Remembering Tenko

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Tenko, the BBC drama about women prisoners of the Japanese, was first broadcast in the Eighties to a regular audience of over 15 million viewers and is arguably one of the best-loved TV series of all time. This book, a comprehensive celebration of Tenko, explores how this groundbreaking drama came to be made, its filming in the UK and the Far East, and the real-life events which inspired its memorable characters and storylines. The series' cast (which included Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Louise Jameson, Stephanie Beacham, Veronica Roberts, Claire Oberman and Burt Kwouk) have contributed their memories of working on the show, as have creator Lavinia Warner and writers Jill Hyem and Anne Valery, who share their thoughts on working on one of television's first female ensemble dramas. In addition to the 'making of' story, every episode is reviewed in depth. Remembering Tenko is illustrated with more than 300 photographs sourced from the Radio Times, the BBC and the private albums of Tenko's cast and crew, including 20 pages of full-colour plates. With a front cover and internal illustrations by Tenko's graphic designer Ray Ogden.

This paperback book is in very good used condition. The cover is clean and unmarked, very slight creasing to cor

Author(s):
Andy Priestner
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-10:
0956100074
ISBN-13:
9780956100078
Publisher:
Classic TV Press
Title:
Remembering Tenko

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