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When word reaches The Department that Soviet missiles are being installed close to the West German border, they seize the opportunity to relive former glories.

Dramatisation by Shaun McKenna of John le Carre's novel, the fourth to feature spymaster George Smiley.

When word reaches The Department that Soviet missiles are being installed close to the West German border, they seize the opportunity to relive former glories.

Leclerc ...... Ian McDiarmid
George Smiley ...... Simon Russell Beale
Avery ...... Patrick Kennedy
Haldane ...... Philip Jackson
Woodford ...... David Hargeaves
Sarah ...... Fenella Woolgar
Control ...... John Rowe
Carol ...... Annabelle Dowler
Taylor/Sutherland ...... Philip Fox
Peersen ...... Stephen Hogan
Lansen ...... Matt Addis
Girl ...... Lizzy Watts
Fred Leiser ...... Piotr Baumann

Directed by Marc Beeby

This episode is available until 3.00pm on 4th October as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 Sep 2009 21:00

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