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Call for the Dead


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by JOHN LE CARRE adapted for radio In five parts by RENÉ BASILICO starring
Part 4
Despite the Department's apparent complacency. Smiley perseveres with his investigation into the Fennan case. The key to this affair is elusive, but with the knowledge ef an agent at large - an agent with a ' death-list ' - that key must be found. And quickly.
Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON BBC World Service production


Unknown: John Le Carre
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
George Smiley: George Cole
Mendel: And Alfred Burke
Peter Guillam: Douglas Blackwell
Maston: Richard Hurndall
Elsa Fennan: Hilda Kriseman
Hedley: James Thomason
Felix Teverner: Malcolm Gerard
Josie: Jane Williams

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