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The Complete Smiley - A Murder of Quality

Dramatisation of the novel by John le Carré. When the wife of a public school master is found bludgeoned to death, George Smiley investigates.

Dramatisation of the novel by John le Carré, his second to feature spymaster George Smiley, set in a public school in the early 1960s.

When the wife of one of the masters is found bludgeoned to death, Smiley, out of loyalty to an old friend, finds himself investigating her death - an investigation that lifts the lid on a world of hidden passions and murderous hatreds.

George Smiley ...... Simon Russell Beale
Fielding ...... Geoffrey Palmer
Ailsa ...... Marcia Warren
Rigby ...... Sam Dale
Rode ...... Geoffrey Streatfeild
Ann Snow ...... Alison Pettitt
Janie ...... Amanda Lawrence
Shane Hecht ...... Liza Sadovy
Snow ...... Matt Addis
D'Arcy ...... Philip Fox
Hecht/Vicar ...... Malcolm Tierney
Perkins ...... Benjamin Askew
Girl ...... Lizzy Watts

Directed by Marc Beeby.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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