The Penny Dreadfuls Present - Le Carre On Spying

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The Penny Dreadfuls parody John Le Carre in a comedy set during the height of the Cold War

David Cornwell (the real name of the spy and thriller writer John Le Carre) is the star of this comedy drama as we follow his desperate efforts to uncover the latest mole in the secret service. John F Kennedy's official visit to Berlin looms and the pressure is on to get to the truth. Dramatic tension and big laughs abound in this seventh comedy play by acclaimed sketch group The Penny Dreadfuls. Also starring Miles Jupp as Cornwell and Mark Heap as the narrator. Recorded in front of an audience in the Radio Theatre.

Writer...David Reed
Producer...Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production.

David Cornwell (the real name of the spy and thriller writer John Le Carré) is the star of this comedy drama as we follow his desperate efforts to uncover the latest mole in the secret service. John F Kennedy's official visit to Berlin looms and the pressure is on to get to the truth. Dramatic tension and big laughs abound in this seventh comedy play by acclaimed sketch group The Penny Dreadfuls. Also starring Miles Jupp as Cornwell and Mark Heap as the narrator. Recorded in front of an audience in the Radio Theatre.

Writer...David Reed
Producer...Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production.