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George Smiley has been retired for about a year when he finds a friend from the Circus, his old outfit in British Intelligence, sitting in his living room. He is taken to the home of an advisor to the Prime Minister on intelligence matters, where he finds evidence that one of the men in the senior ranks of his old agency is a Russian spy. Smiley is asked to find him, without official access to any of the files in the Circus or letting on that anyone is under suspicion. With only a few old friends, his own powers of deduction, and secrecy as weapons, Smiley must unearth the spy who turned him out of the Circus.

Country: United Kingdom

Type: miniseries

Status: Ended

Language: English

Release Date: September 10, 1979

Also Known As: Calderero, sastre, soldado, espía, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, SpyLa talpa, John le Carré's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Calderero sastre, Шпион, выйди вон!, szpieg, John le Carré's Tinker Tailor, espía, Soldier, 锅匠、裁缝、士兵、间谍, John le Carré's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Калайджия, шивач, войник, шпионин, König Dame, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Druciarz, krawiec, żołnierz, szpieg, soldado, Druciarz krawiec, Tinker Tailor, Spion, Mullvaden, войник, шпионин, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (televisieserie), Шпион выйди вон!, As, Калайджия шивач, Spy, Az áruló, König, Dame, As, Spion, żołnierz, Tinker Tailor, Talpa |  See more »

Parents Guide: Germany (12), Norway (9)UK (PG), United States (TV-14) |  See more »

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Company Credits

Production Co: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Paramount Pictures

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John Standing
as Sam Collins
Terry Pearson
as Schoolmaster
Frank Moorey
as Lauda Strickland
Susan Kodicek
as Irina
Stephen Earle
as Norman
Siân Phillips
as Ann Smiley
Jean Rimmer
as Senior Secretary
Milos Kirek
as Barak
Michael Jayston
as Peter Guillam
Michael Aldridge
as Percy Alleline
Alexander Knox
as Control
Reg Thomason
as Reception
Frank Compton
as Bryant
Duncan Jones
as Roach
Anthony Bate
as Sir Oliver Lacon

Seasons & Episodes

Season 1

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Awards

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BAFTA TV Award 1980

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BAFTA TV Award

Best Drama Series/Serial

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BAFTA TV Award

Best Actor

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BAFTA TV Award

Best Actress

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BAFTA TV Award

Best Design

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Best Film Cameraman

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BAFTA TV Award

Best Costume Design

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Best Graphics

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Best Film Sound

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BAFTA TV Award

Film Editor

Broadcasting Press Guild Award 1980

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Broadcasting Press Guild Award

Best Drama Series

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Broadcasting Press Guild Award

Best Actor

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