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Episode 1

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 30 July 2012

The Secret Diary of Agnes Keith
Dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.
1942, Borneo. American travel writer and former journalist, Agnes Keith her English husband, Harry and 2yr old son are captured and imprisoned for over three years in Japanese prisoner of war camps. Throughout this time Agnes and son, George, are held separately from Harry. She is requested by the commander of the POW's to write an account of her life as an internee. But.all the while she writes a secret diary, hiding it from the Japanese inside her son's toys and under the floorboards.

Directed by Pauline Harris.

Credits

Agnes Keith
Charlotte Emmerson
Harry
Jonathan Keeble
Colonel Suga
Benedict Wong
Director
Pauline Harris

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