The Complete Smiley - The Secret Pilgrim

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0120100613

Simon Russell Beale stars as the intelligence officer George Smiley and Patrick Malahide as Ned in a three-part dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carre's classic novel.

Part 1: The Berlin Wall is down, the Cold War is over, but the world's second oldest profession is very much alive.

Smiley accepts an invitation to dine at the Sarratt training school with the eager young men and women of the Circus' latest intake; and over coffee and brandy, by flickering firelight, he beguilingly offers them his personal thoughts on espionage past, present and future.

In doing so, he prompts Ned, one of his former Circus colleagues and the pilgrim of the book's title, into a searching examination of his own eventful secret life.

Bill Haydon....Michael Feast

Toby Esterhase....Sam Dale

Stephanie....Ruth Gemmell

Ben Cavendish - Dan Stevens

Personnel....Nigel Hastings

Bella....Keely Beresford

Producer Patrick Rayner

This production concludes BBC Radio 4's major undertaking of dramatising all of the eight novels that feature the spymaster George Smiley, played throughout by Simon Russell Beale.

Smiley dines at the Sarratt training school with the Circus's latest intake.

0120100619

Simon Russell Beale stars as the intelligence officer George Smiley and Patrick Malahide as Ned in a three-part dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carre's classic novel.

Part 1: The Berlin Wall is down, the Cold War is over, but the world's second oldest profession is very much alive.

Smiley accepts an invitation to dine at the Sarratt training school with the eager young men and women of the Circus' latest intake; and over coffee and brandy, by flickering firelight, he beguilingly offers them his personal thoughts on espionage past, present and future.

In doing so, he prompts Ned, one of his former Circus colleagues and the pilgrim of the book's title, into a searching examination of his own eventful secret life.

Bill Haydon - Michael Feast

Toby Esterhase - Sam Dale

Stephanie - Ruth Gemmell

Ben Cavendish - Dan Stevens

Personnel - Nigel Hastings

Bella - Keely Beresford

Producer Patrick Rayner

This production concludes BBC Radio 4's major undertaking of dramatising all of the eight novels that feature the spymaster George Smiley, played throughout by Simon Russell Beale.

Smiley dines at the Sarratt training school with the Circus's latest intake.

0220100620

Simon Russell Beale stars as the intelligence officer George Smiley and Patrick Malahide as Ned in a three-part dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carre's classic novel

The Berlin Wall is down, the Cold War is over.

Smiley emerges from retirement to accept an invitation to dine at the Sarratt training school.

Over coffee and brandy he beguilingly and provocatively offers the eager young men and women of the Circus' latest intake his thoughts on espionage past, present and future.

In doing so, he prompts Ned, one of his former Circus colleagues and the pilgrim of the book's title, into a profound examination of his own eventful secret life.

Part 2: Ned's search for meaning in his thirty-five year career as an intelligence officer takes him back to the killing fields of Cambodia and to a torturer's cellar in Gdansk.

Colonel Jerzy - Alexander Morton

Hansen - Angus Wright

Saul Enderby - James Laurenson

Rumbelow - Jamie Newall

Henry - Paul Courtenay Hyu

Marie - Alisa Anderson

Aid Worker - Alison Pettitt

Student - Angelo Paragoso

Producer Patrick Rayner

This production concludes BBC Radio 4's major undertaking of dramatising all of the eight novels that feature the spymaster George Smiley, played throughout by Simon Russell Beale.

Ned continues to search for meaning in his 35-year career as an intelligence officer.

0220100626

Simon Russell Beale stars as the intelligence officer George Smiley and Patrick Malahide as Ned in a three-part dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carre's classic novel

The Berlin Wall is down, the Cold War is over.

Smiley emerges from retirement to accept an invitation to dine at the Sarratt training school.

Over coffee and brandy he beguilingly and provocatively offers the eager young men and women of the Circus' latest intake his thoughts on espionage past, present and future.

In doing so, he prompts Ned, one of his former Circus colleagues and the pilgrim of the book's title, into a profound examination of his own eventful secret life.

Part 2: Ned's search for meaning in his thirty-five year career as an intelligence officer takes him back to the killing fields of Cambodia and to a torturer's cellar in Gdansk.

Colonel Jerzy - Alexander Morton

Hansen - Angus Wright

Saul Enderby - James Laurenson

Rumbelow - Jamie Newall

Henry - Paul Courtenay Hyu

Marie - Alisa Anderson

Aid Worker - Alison Pettitt

Student - Angelo Paragoso

Producer Patrick Rayner

This production concludes BBC Radio 4's major undertaking of dramatising all of the eight novels that feature the spymaster George Smiley, played throughout by Simon Russell Beale.

Ned continues to search for meaning in his 35-year career as an intelligence officer.

03 LAST20100627

Simon Russell Beale stars as the intelligence officer George Smiley and Patrick Malahide as Ned in a three-part dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carre's classic novel

The Berlin Wall is down, the Cold War is over.

Smiley emerges from retirement to accept an invitation to dine at the Sarratt training school.

Over coffee and brandy he beguilingly and provocatively offers the eager young men and women of the Circus' latest intake his thoughts on espionage past, present and future.

In doing so, he prompts Ned, one of his former Circus colleagues and the pilgrim of the book's title, into a profound examination of his own eventful secret life.

Part 3: Ned's routine vetting of a cypher clerk takes a remarkable turn, and George Smiley bids his final farewell.

Ann - Anna Chancellor

Frewin - Toby Jones

Serg.

Hawthorne - Sam Dale

Ken Hawthorne - Michael Shelford

Leonard Burr - Nigel Hastings

Sir Anthony Bradshaw - Rupert Vansittart

Producer Patrick Rayner

This production concludes BBC Radio 4's major undertaking of dramatising all of the eight novels that feature the spymaster George Smiley, played throughout by Simon Russell Beale.

Ned's routine vetting of a cypher clerk takes a remarkable turn.

03 LAST20100703

Simon Russell Beale stars as the intelligence officer George Smiley and Patrick Malahide as Ned in a three-part dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carre's classic novel

The Berlin Wall is down, the Cold War is over.

Smiley emerges from retirement to accept an invitation to dine at the Sarratt training school.

Over coffee and brandy he beguilingly and provocatively offers the eager young men and women of the Circus' latest intake his thoughts on espionage past, present and future.

In doing so, he prompts Ned, one of his former Circus colleagues and the pilgrim of the book's title, into a profound examination of his own eventful secret life.

Part 3: Ned's routine vetting of a cypher clerk takes a remarkable turn, and George Smiley bids his final farewell.

Ann - Anna Chancellor

Frewin - Toby Jones

Serg.

Hawthorne - Sam Dale

Ken Hawthorne - Michael Shelford

Leonard Burr - Nigel Hastings

Sir Anthony Bradshaw - Rupert Vansittart

Producer Patrick Rayner

This production concludes BBC Radio 4's major undertaking of dramatising all of the eight novels that feature the spymaster George Smiley, played throughout by Simon Russell Beale.

Ned's routine vetting of a cypher clerk takes a remarkable turn.