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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (1979 - 1979)

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (1979 - 1979)




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Series Info

A flawless adaptation of John le Carre's spy novel about the search for a Soviet mole who has burrowed into the highest echelons of British Intelligence. Enter weary, mild-mannered, almost forlorn George Smiley, who, tossed out in the cold months earlier during an organizational shakeup, has been summoned back to investigate which of four ex-colleagues is the double agent. The British miniseries aired on PBS's `Great Performances.'

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Critics Consensus: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a faithful and languid adaptation of John le Carre's celebrated novel, anchored by an inimitable masterclass in subtlety by Alec Guinness.

1979, BBC, 7 episodes


Alec Guinness
as George Smiley
Sian Phillips
as Annie Smiley
Michael Jayston
as Peter Guillam
Anthony Bate
as Oliver Lacon
Michael Aldridge
as Percy Alleline
Terence Rigby
as Roy Bland
Bernard Hepton
as Toby Esterhase
Ian Richardson
as Bill Haydon
Hywel Bennett
as Ricki Tarr
Ian Bannen
as Prideaux
Nigel Stock
as Martindale
Joss Ackland
as Jerry Westerby
George Pravda
as Polyakov
John Standing
as Sam Collins
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Series Details

TV Network: BBC
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
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