Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Smiley Sets a Trap (1)

Smiley Sets a Trap

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| TV Programme | | UK | Colour | Drama, Thriller | 1h
Stars: Alec Guinness, Ian Bannen, Joss Ackland

Smiley confronts one of his suspects and gives him the results of his investigations, which could prove a considerable embarrassment to those concerned

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Season 1, episode 6
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

Cast (15)

Photograph from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) featuring Alec Guinness (as George Smiley) (1)
George Smiley
Ian Bannen
Jim Prideaux
Joss Ackland
Jerry Westerby
Bernard Hepton
Toby Esterhase
Michael Jayston
Peter Guillam
Anthony Bate
Sir Oliver Lacon
George Sewell
Mendel
Hywel Bennett
Ricki Tarr
John Wells
Headmaster
Betty Hardy
Headmaster’s Mother
Guy Standeven
Flemying-Smith
Duncan Jones
Roach
Daniel Beecher
Spikely
Jo Apted
Linda
Alec Sabin
Fawn
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Director

John Irvin

Producer

Jonathan Powell

Writer

(novel)
(dramatisation)

Production companies


British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Paramount Television

Pictures (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)