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John le Carre on the origins of George Smiley from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Duration: 28:23

With the release of a new version Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, you can listen to John le Carre reflecting on the origins of his most famous character - the intelligence officer George Smiley - in a Front Row interview from 2009

Available since: Tue 20 Sep 2011

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