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on BBC Four

Seminal spy drama series from 1982. Smiley gets into trouble with his superiors, who want the investigation closed. But he finally encounters the woman and gets her account.

Contributors

George Smiley:
Sir Alec Guinness
Claus Kretzschmar:
Mario Adorf
Madame Ostrakova:
Eileen Atkins
Otto Leipzig:
Vladek Sheybal
Peter Guillam:
Michael Byrne
Saul Enderby:
Barry Foster
Director:
Simon Langton

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