The Flame Trees of Thika is a 1981 television mini-series starring
Hayley Mills as Tilly, David Robb as Robin and Holly Aird as Elspeth. A
British family moves to Kenya to start a new life running a coffee
plantation. Young Elspeth explores her new home and discovers a
beautiful landscape where predator and prey constantly battle for life.
Life seems perfect until World War I changes her life forever. The Flame
Trees of Thika received three nominations from the 1982 BAFTA Awards.