W. Somerset Maugham (1969–1970)

The Force of Circumstance 

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

Director:

John Frankau

Writers:

Andrew Brown (dramatisation), W. Somerset Maugham (story)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
John Stride ... Guy Wilkes
Lynn Farleigh ... Doris Hanson
Lally Bowers ... Mrs. Hanson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Melanye Dalgliesh Melanye Dalgliesh ... Native child
Kathleen Eu Kathleen Eu ... Native woman
Ken Nazarin Ken Nazarin ... Abdul
Kathleen St. John Kathleen St. John ... Waitress
Colin Thompson Colin Thompson ... Native child
John A. Tinn John A. Tinn ... Watercarrier
Philip Warnes Philip Warnes ... Native child
Rex Wei Rex Wei ... Gardener
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 1970 (UK) See more »

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Color
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