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Dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carre's classic novel featuring intelligence officer George Smiley.

The trap is set to catch the East German spymaster who has ruthlessly destroyed Alec Leamas's Berlin network - and the bait is Leamas himself.

Smiley ...... Simon Russell Beale
Alec Leamas ...... Brian Cox
Fiedler ...... Henry Goodman
Liz Gold ...... Ruth Gemmell
Control ...... John Rowe
Peter Guillam ...... Richard Dillane
Mundt ...... Sam Dale
Ashe ...... Jamie Newall
Doorman ...... Stephen Hogan
Miss Crail ...... Liza Sadovy
Mr Pitt ...... Philip Fox
Grocer ...... David Hargreaves
CIA Man ...... Benjamin Askew

This episode is available until 3.00pm on 26th July as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

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Sat 18 Jul 2009 21:00

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