|20090523||20210109 (R4)||Dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carré's first novel. London, the late 1950s, and a disenchanted George Smiley is engaged in the routine job of security vetting. When a Foreign Office civil servant commits suicide not long after being cleared of Communist sympathies, Smiley investigates and uncovers a deadly conspiracy with its roots in his own wartime past.|
George Smiley.... Simon Russell Beale
Producer Patrick Rayner
George Smiley investigates when a Foreign Office civil servant commits suicide.
Drama from BBC Radio 4