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The ever popular John le Carre with five recollections from his writing life. After a discreet meeting in London, he is destined to help a young man called Valdimir.

John le Carre with five recollections from his writing life, abridged by Katrin Williams:

Asked to visit the film director Karel Reisz at home in London's Belsize Park, he meets a young actor called Vladimir. But the meeting has nothing to do with films or acting - nothing at all..

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Producer Duncan Minshull.

15 minutes

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Sat 17 Sep 2016 00:30

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