Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Tarr Tells His Story (1)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)

Part Two

(1979)

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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | Colour | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 49min
| Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate
| E2 | 17th September, 1979

A British agent, thought to have defected, resurfaces with sensational information: confirmation of a Russian spy mole existing in the Service

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
Hywel Bennett
Ricki Tarr
Photograph of British actor, Thorley Walters (1)
Tufty Thessinger
George Sewell
Mendel
Susan Kodicek
Irina
Hilary Minster
Boris
Pauline Letts
Mrs Pope-Graham
Stephen Earle
Norman
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Pictures

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Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Tarr Tells His Story (1)

Production

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

Also known as

Tarr Tells His Story

Companies

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BBC
Production company
Paramount Pictures
Production company
Paramount Television
Production company