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Tanamera: Lion Of Singapore (ITV 1989, Christopher Bowen)



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Period drama serial Tanamera: Lion Of Singapore followed the intertwined lives of two families, the Dexters and the Sungs, in Singapore during the years 1935 to 1948. The families came together when son John Dexter fell in love with Julie Sung. A UK-Australia co-production.

production details
UK – Australia / Central – Channel 10 – Grundy / 7×50 minute episodes / UK Broadcast 9 April – 14 May 1989

Writer: Peter Gibbs / Novel: Noel Barber / Camera: Dan Burstall / Music: Mario Millo / Producers: Jan Badlier, David Lee / Executive Producer: Don Battye / Directors: John Power, Kevin Dobson

Christopher Bowen as John
Khym Lam as Julie
Tony Yeow as P. P. Soong
Anthony Calf as Tim
Lewis Fiander as Papa Jack
Tushka Bergen as Natasha
Ed Devereaux as Grandpa Jack
Bryan Marshall as Chalfont
Kay Tong Lim as Keow Tak
Penne Hackforth-Jones as Mama Jack
Gary Sweet as Tony
Sinan Leong as Sonia Soong
Robert Coleby as Bonnard
Anthony Wong as Miki
Bruce Spence as Hammond