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Smiley's People


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by John Ie Carre.
Last of seven parts adapted by Rene Basilico.
With Bernard Hepton. Surrounded by old colleagues,
George Smiley plots the end of a 'journey' that has brought a great prize within his grasp. But in the grey world of espionage, nothing is certain ...
Theme music Max Harris Producer John Fawcett Wilson.


Unknown: John Ie Carre.
Adapted By: Rene Basilico.
Unknown: Bernard Hepton.
Unknown: George Smiley
Music: Max Harris
Producer: John Fawcett
Smiley: Bernard Hepton
Toby Esterhase: Charles Kay
Grigoriev: Christopher Rozycki
Peter Guillam: Douglas Blackwell
Alexandra/ Tatiana: Sophie Walkiewicz-Slav
Millie McCraig: Eva Stuart
Canada Bill: Garrick Hagon
Sartor: Michael Batz
Skordeno: Peter Birch
Mother Felicity: Hannah Norbert

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