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The Drums of War 

With Robin away, Tilly decides to go to Nairobi to do what she can for he war effort. As a result, Elspeth must go lives with the Robinsons, a wealthy merchant family who have a resident ... See full summary »

Director:

Roy Ward Baker

Writers:

Elspeth Huxley (novel), John Hawkesworth (dramatisation)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Hayley Mills ... Tilly
David Robb ... Robin
Sharon Maughan ... Lettice (as Sharon Mughan)
Ben Cross ... Ian
Holly Aird ... Elspeth
David Bradley ... Alec (as Dai Bradley)
Carol MacReady ... Mrs. Nimmo (as Carol Macready)
John Nettleton ... Major
Sheila Brennan Sheila Brennan ... Mary
James Falkland James Falkland ... Victor
James Ward James Ward ... Conjurer
Mick Chege Mick Chege ... Njombo
Steve Mwenesi Steve Mwenesi ... Sammy
Paul Onsongo Paul Onsongo ... Juma
Mzee Pembe Mzee Pembe ... Chief Kupanya (as M'zee Pembe)
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Storyline

With Robin away, Tilly decides to go to Nairobi to do what she can for he war effort. As a result, Elspeth must go lives with the Robinsons, a wealthy merchant family who have a resident governess for their children. Elspeth doesn't adapt very well however and decides to run away. Hereward is in the army in France while Robin and Ian Crawford have joined the local forces but Tilly gets some bad news after a battle in the south. When Robin gets orders to join his old regiment in France, Tilley make plans to return to England, at least temporarily. Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 1981 (UK) See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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