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Episode 3

Episode three in a new series of Robert Forrest's popular thriller, set in 10th century Japan. Lady Shonagon and Lieutenant Yukinari are reunited for another adventure, this time beyond the safety of the Palace walls.

The young Emperor has disappeared from the Palace into the wilds of Japan, to learn the ways of his people. Mischievous as ever, he has left behind him a challenge addressed to his champion Lieutenant Yukinari, and the detective's associate the Lady Shonagon, to find him.

As the couple travel anonymously through Japan on the trail of the young royal, the Emperor himself is beginning to learn lessons - in fence building and facing his nemesis, the Bandit king, Inokichi.

Inspired by the writings of Sei Shonagon, a poet and lady-in-waiting to the Empress of the 10th Century Japanese court.

Written by Robert Forrest.

Shonagon...........Ruth Gemmell
Yukinari..............Cal Macaninch
Emperor..............Freddie Rayner
Kei.....................Brian Ferguson
Isuzu..................Meg Fraser
Inokichi...............Gary Lewis

Directed by Lu Kemp.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Wed 2 Nov 2011 19:45

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