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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy


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by JOHN LE CARRE adapted in seven parts by RENE BASILICO starring with and featuring
3: There is a Russian double agent operating inside the 'Circus', if Irina's story is to be believed that is. A matter for immediate investigation. But how, exactly? And by whom?
Theme music by MAX HARRIS c Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON ° Stereo
» (Re-broadcast Thursday at 12.25pm)


Unknown: John Le Carre
Unknown: Rene Basilico
Music By: Max Harris
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
George Smile: Bernard Hepton
Oliver Lacon: John Quayle
Mendel: John Bennett
Mrs Pope-Graham: Ann Lynn
Connie Sachs: Rosemary Leach
Ricky Tarr: Christian Rodska
Peter Guillam: Douglas Blackwell
Student: Richard Pearce
Bryant: Michael Tudor Barnes
Lauder Strickland: Alex Norton
Bill Haydon: Edward de Souza
Toby Esterhase: Charles Kay

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