Main title from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) (1)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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| TV Programme | | UK | Colour | Drama, Thriller
Stars: Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, Alec Guinness

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6’s echelons

Episodes (7)

Season 1 (7 episodes)

Main Cast (5)

Photograph from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) featuring Alec Guinness (as George Smiley) (1) 7 episodes
George Smiley
Michael Jayston
7 episodes
Peter Guillam
Anthony Bate
7 episodes
Oliver Lacon
George Sewell
6 episodes
Mendel
Bernard Hepton
5 episodes
Toby Esterhase
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Series Director

John Irvin
7 episodes

Series Producer

Jonathan Powell
7 episodes

Series Writer

John le Carré
(novel) 7 episodes
Arthur Hopcraft
(dramatisation) 7 episodes

Production companies


British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Paramount Television

Pictures (10)

Photograph from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) featuring Terence Rigby (as Roy Bland) and Alec Guinness (as George Smiley)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) photograph | Rigby, Alec Guinness
Photograph from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) featuring Alec Guinness (as George Smiley) (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) photograph (1) | Alec Guinness
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Flushing Out the Mole (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Seven opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Smiley Sets a Trap (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Six opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Tinker Tailor (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Five opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), How It All Fits Together (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Four opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Smiley Tracks the Mole (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Three opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Tarr Tells His Story (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Two opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Return to the Circus [part one] (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part One opening credits (1)
Main title from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) opening credits (1)

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