Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Smiley Tracks the Mole (1)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)

Part Three

(1979)

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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | Colour | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h |
PG
| Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate
| E3 | 24th September, 1979

The investigation begins, with Peter Guillam burgling the archives for information, while Smiley visits an old comrade whose past knowledge could prove vital to locating the spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part One (1979) opening credits (3)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
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.

Episode cast

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Photograph from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) featuring Alec Guinness (as George Smiley) (1)
George Smiley
Michael Jayston
Peter Guillam
Anthony Bate
Sir Oliver Lacon
Ian Richardson
Bill Haydon
Terence Rigby
Roy Bland
Bernard Hepton
Toby Esterhase
Beryl Reid
Connie Sachs
Alexander Knox
Control
Michael Aldridge
Percy Alleline
Frank Compton
Bryant
Frank Moorey
Lauda Strickland
Jean Rimmer
Senior Secretary
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Pictures

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Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Smiley Tracks the Mole (1)

Production

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Jonathan Powell
Producer
John Irvin
Director
Arthur Hopcraft
Writer (dramatisation)
John le Carré
Writer (novel)

Also known as

Smiley Tracks the Mole

Companies

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BBC
Production company
Paramount Pictures
Production company
Paramount Television
Production company