PRIVATE WAR OF LUCINDA SMITH, THE (Channel 9 1990)

Australia / Channel 9 – Resolution – Revcom / 2x120m-e / 1990 20 – 21 May

Writer: Peter Yeldham / Camera: Peter Hendry / Design: Quentin Hole / Costume: Douglas Smith / Producer: Ray Alchin, Geoffrey Daniels / Executive Producers: Ian Bradley, Peter Yeldham / Director: Ray Alchin

Period drama serial. In the 1930’s Australian Lucinda Smith and the English Edward Spencer-Grant move to a South Pacific island to run a Copra plantation then World War II rears its ugly head.

Cast: LINDA CROPPER as Lucinda Smith / NIGEL HAVERS as Edward Spencer-Grant / WERNER STOCKER as Hans Riker / ANDREW CLARKE as Lt Andrews / BILL KERR as Gustav / JUSTINE CLARKE as Nellie / ANNE HADDY as Mrs Spencer Grant / PETER BAASKE as Commander Spier / ROBERT BAXTER as Sergeant Barry / TIARE SCHWALGER as Kiri / ALFRED BELL as Minister