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By John le Carre. When Magnus Pym disappears after his father's funeral, MI6 launches an urgent manhunt to prevent his defection. Dramatised by Robert Forrest.

by John le Carré
1/3. 'Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love.' So says Magnus Pym, the spy of the title; and he has betrayed a lot in his life - countries, friends and lovers. When Magnus disappears after his father's funeral MI6 launches an urgent manhunt to prevent his defection. Dramatised by Robert Forrest.

Other parts are played by the cast.
Director: Bruce Young
BBC Scotland.

1 hour

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Sat 8 Jul 2017 21:00

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Role Contributor
Magnus Pym Julian Rhind-Tutt
Jack Brotherhood Bill Paterson
Rick Pym Michael Maloney
Mary Ruth Gemmell
Lippsie Melody Grove
Syd Lemon Ewan Bailey
Sefton Boyd Tom Forrister
Nigel Gerard McDermott
Georgie Samara MacLaren
Fergus Tom Stuart
Peggy Wentworth Aoife McMahon
Author John Le Carre
Adaptor Robert Forrest
Director Bruce Young

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