Dramatisation by Shaun McKenna of John le Carre's classic novel featuring intelligence officer George Smiley.
Ever since the capture and torture of their agent in Czechoslovakia, the British Secret Intelligence Service has been in trouble.
Now, the government has been forced to call George Smiley back from retirement to investigate the whole incident and to seek out the mole they believe to be at the heart of the service.
George Smiley, called back from retirement, tries to piece together the events of the past to find the mole he believes is tearing apart the British Secret Intelligence Service.
Dramatisation by Shaun McKenna of John le Carre's classic novel.
George Smiley, called back from retirement, is reaching the end of his hunt to find the mole he believes is tearing the British Secret Intelligence Service apart.
George Smiley....Simon Russell Beale
Ann Smiley....Anna Chancellor
Peter Guillam....Ewan Bailey
Jim Prideaux....Anthony Calf
Ricki Tarr....Jamie Foreman
Toby Esterhase....Sam Dale
Bill Haydon....Michael Feast
Steve Mackelvore....Piers Wehner
Mrs McCraig....Kate Layden
Bill Roach....Ryan Watson
This episode is available until 3.00pm on 20th December as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.
George Smiley reaches the end of his hunt for the mole.