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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
John le Carre 's classic story dramatised in seven parts by Arthur Hopcraft and starring Alec Guinness
3: 'It's the oldest question of all. George: who can spy on the spies? You'll take the job - do whatever is necessary.'
Peter Guillam is despatched to play Burglar Bill.
Music composed and conducted by Geoffrey Burgon
Producer Jonathan Powell Director John Irvin
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: John Le Carre
Unknown: Arthur Hopcraft
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Peter Guillam
Unknown: Burglar Bill.
Conducted By: Geoffrey Burgon
George Smiley: Alec Guinness
Peter Guillam: Michael Jayston
Lacon: Anthony Bate
Bill Haydon: Ian Richardson
Roy Bland: Terence Rigby
Toby Esterhase: Bernard Hepton
Connie Sachs: Beryl Reid
Control: Alexander Knox
Percy Alleline: Michael Aldridge
Bryant: Frank Compton
Lauder Strickland: Frank Moorey

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

BBC Two England, 19 May 1991 21.05






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