Call For The Dead

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SP01*20090523

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

Inspector Mendel....Kenneth Cranham

Elsa Fennan....Eleanor Bron

Ann Smiley....Anna Chancellor

Peter Guillam....Richard Dillane

Maston....James Laurenson

Dieter Frey....Henry Goodman

Adam Starr/Mundt....Sam Dale

Ludo Oriel....Janice Acquah

Nursing Sister....Caroline Guthrie

With Benjamin Askew and Jonathan Tafler.

George Smiley investigates when a Foreign Office civil servant commits suicide.