Clips from John le Carré's BBC interviews through the decades.
In 2016 we looked at the life, work and philosophy of one of Britain's greatest writers.
The author tells Malcolm Muggeridge about his early forays into writing and art, in 1966.
The author spells out his definition of the novel while talking to Michael Dean in 1974.
Speaking to Malcolm Muggeridge in 1966, the author says 007 is an "international gangster"
John le Carré talks about the language he uses to describe the espionage world, 1976.
In 1979, the author describes the moment he had to choose "between God and the Devil".