About the TV Show
prison singapore world war ii prisoner of war jungle soldier period drama 1940s
First Air Date: October 22, 1981
|First Aired on||:||1981|
|Created By||:||Lavinia Warner|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||30 episodes in 3 Seasons|
Based on real-life experiences, Tenko remains one of the most fondly remembered and acclaimed BBC dramas of the early 1980s. It follows a group of women, formerly comfortably well-off ex-pats living in Singapore, as they are captured by the Japanese during World War II.