Tarr Tells His Story

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

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)
Season 1, episode 2
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 (10)

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
Thorley Walters
Tufty Thessinger
George Sewell
Mendel
Susan Kodicek
Irina
Hilary Minster
Boris
Pauline Letts
Mrs Pope-Graham
Stephen Earle
Norman
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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), Tarr Tells His Story (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Two opening credits (1)