New district commander Major Yamauchi arrives at the camp for a surprise inspection and appoints Captain Sato camp commandant; Sister Ulrica leaves to join a convent. Verna: Rosemary Martin. Dorothy: Veronica Roberts.
Marion convinces Yamauchi to transfer Lillian and Bobby to another camp for their own protection; Rose learns of Bernard's death and asks Beatrice to help her take her own life. Beatrice: Stephanie Cole. Yamauchi: Burt Kwouk.
The women have difficulty adjusting to peacetime and find themselves preoccupied with the future. Joss: Jean Anderson. Dorothy: Veronica Roberts. Mrs. Van Meyer: Elizabeth Chambers. Kate: Claire Oberman.
During the final days of the war, the women consider their fate at the hands of the Japanese. Marion: Ann Bell. Beatrice: Stephanie Cole. Joss: Jean Anderson. Yamauchi: Burt Kwouk. Dorothy: Veronica Roberts.
Captain Sato tightens discipline at the camp; Marion questions Yamauchi about the missing women, prompting Miss Hasan to punish the prisoners by withholding meals. Miss Hasan: Josephine Welcome. Blanche: Louise Jameson. Christina: Emily Bolton.
Rose undergoes emergency surgery after suffering a gunshot wound and the women learn who is responsible for betraying her to their captors. Lillian: Philippa Urquhart. Christina: Emily Bolton. Blanche: Louise Jameson.
Sally's misdemeanor brings punishment down on all the women; Sister Ulrica is shocked when Dorothy considers having an abortion. Sally: Joanna Hole. Sister Ulrica: Patricia Lawrence. Verna: Rosemary Martin. Mrs. Van Meyer: Elizabeth Chambers.
After the bombing of Singapore, refugees involved in an evacuation effort are captured by the Japanese and taken to a prison camp. Marion: Ann Bell. Rose: Stephanie Beacham. Sylvia: Renee Asherson. Beatrice: Stephanie Cole.