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

Tinker Tailor

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| TV Programme | | UK | Colour | Drama, Thriller | 1h
Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate

Smiley goes to meet Jim Prideaux, who is now back in Britain having survived his experience in Czechoslovakia. His testimony and that of others, sheds new light on the ‘Testify’ fiasco and source ‘Merlin’

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Season 1, episode 5
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 (11)

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George Smiley
Michael Jayston
Peter Guillam
Anthony Bate
Sir Oliver Lacon
George Sewell
Mendel
Ian Bannen
Jim Prideaux
John Standing
Sam Collins
Alexander Knox
Control
Ian Richardson
Bill Haydon
Mandy Cuthbert
Molly Purcell
Duncan Jones
Roach
Daniel Beecher
Spikely
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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), Tinker Tailor (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Five opening credits (1)