John le Carre begins a reading of his latest novel which follows the fortunes of two friends from the political unrest of the Sixties, through to the end of the Cold War, and on to the post 9/11 world of contemporary terrorism.
Abridged in ten parts by Katrin Williams.
Mundy takes part in a student demo in BERLIN and is beaten up by the police.
In the early eighties, Mundy's work for the British Council takes him to East Germany.
Mundy is recruited by British Intelligence to work as a double agent.
The BERLIN Wall comes down and Mundy's life as a double agent ends.
It's 2003 and the Iraqi War is officially over.
Mundy has been contacted by Sasha once more.
Mundy decides to investigate Dimitri's mountain hideaway.
Mundy must learn for himself whether or not Sasha has terrorist sympathies.
Dimitri's plans for Mundy's language school come to terrifying fruition.