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A Perfect Spy


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by JOHN LE CARRE , dramatised by ARTHUR HOPCRAFT starring
Ray McAnally , Alan Howard Benedict Taylor
Rudiger Weigang , Sarah Badel The second of seven episodes 'Listen, son, I haven't got a passport just at the moment or I'd do this myself. Syd, old Muspole, Perce Loft - they're not right for this. But you, son - that school of yours did the trick. You're class. You're authority. And she likes you. She trusts you. You're my son, that's the point.'
Music composed by MICHAEL STOREY Make-up designer DORKA NIERADZIK Film editor CLARE DOUGLAS Photography ELMER COSSEY Designer CHRIS EDWARDS Producer COLIN ROGERS Director PETER SMITH


Unknown: John Le Carre
Dramatised By: Arthur Hopcraft
Unknown: Ray McAnally
Unknown: Alan Howard
Unknown: Benedict Taylor
Unknown: Rudiger Weigang
Unknown: Sarah Badel
Composed By: Michael Storey
Designer: Dorka Nieradzik
Editor: Clare Douglas
Unknown: Elmer Cossey
Designer: Chris Edwards
Producer: Colin Rogers
Director: Peter Smith
Magnus Pym: Benedict Taylor
Rick Pym: Ray McAnally
Jack Brotherhood: Alan Howard
Axel: Rudiger Weigang
Syd Lemon: Tim Healy
Detectives: Terence Denville
Detectives: Luke Kelly
Cunningham: John Grillo
Baroness Weber: Sarah Badel
Hotel clerk: Kurt Bigger
Parson: Kenneth Midwood
Felicity: Fiona Mollison
The Ollingers: Michael Mellinger
The Ollingers: Valery Steinmann
Maria: Elena Brandes

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