The writer meets a literary hero, hits the heights of fame and tackles his most difficult book. Read by Stephen Boxer.
The life of John le Carre by Adam Sisman, is abridged for radio in five episodes by Katrin Williams:
From The Spy Who Came In From The Cold to Tinker, Tailor.., le Carre is one of the biggest names in the writing world. Then there's the time he encountered Dennis Healey at a party, with genial accusations in the air.
Reader: Stephen Boxer.
Producer: Duncan Minshull.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2015.