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Part 1

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 24 January 2010

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

Set against the backdrop of the war in Indochina in 1975, spymaster George Smiley uncovers a trail of Russian money leading to a prominent Hong Kong citizen. But what is the money for?

George Smiley ...... Simon Russell Beale
Jerry Westerby ...... Hugh Bonneville
Peter Guillam ...... Richard Dillane
Connie Sachs ...... Maggie Steed
Doc De Salis ...... Bruce Alexander
Sam Collins ...... Nicholas Boulton
Oliver Lacon ...... Anthony Calf
Enderby ...... James Laurenson
Craw ...... Philip Quast
Ann Smiley ...... Anna Chancellor
The Girl, Phoebe ...... Tessa Nicholson
Stubbs/Wilbrahim ...... Nigel Hastings
Frost ...... Piers Wehner
Drake Ko ...... David Yip
Tiu ...... Paul Courtenay Hyu

Directed by Marc Beeby

This episode is available until 3.00pm on 14th February as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

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