The Looking Glass War

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Dramatisation by Shaun McKenna of John le Carre's novel, the fourth to feature spymaster George Smiley.

When word reaches The Department that Soviet missiles are being installed close to the West German border, they seize the opportunity to relive former glories.

Leclerc....Ian McDiarmid

George Smiley....Simon Russell Beale

Avery....Patrick Kennedy

Haldane....Philip Jackson

Woodford....David Hargeaves

Sarah....Fenella Woolgar

Control....John Rowe

Carol....Annabelle Dowler

Taylor/Sutherland....Philip Fox

Peersen....Stephen Hogan

Lansen....Matt Addis

Girl....Lizzy Watts

Fred Leiser....Piotr Baumann

Directed by Marc Beeby

This episode is available until 3.00pm on 4th October as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

Word reaches The Department that missiles are being installed near the West German border.

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Dramatisation by Shaun McKenna of John le Carre's novel, the fourth to feature spymaster George Smiley.

As Leiser's clandestine mission into East German territory proceeds, it soon becomes clear that nothing is quite what it seems.

Leclerc....Ian McDiarmid

George Smiley....Simon Russell Beale

Avery....Patrick Kennedy

Haldane....Philip Jackson

Fred Leiser....Piotr Baumann

Jack Johnson....Ben Crowe

Anna....Ania Sowinski

Sarah....Fenella Woolgar

Control....John Rowe

Carol....Annabelle Dowler

Official....Philip Fox

Soldiers....Matt Addis, Benjamin Askew

Directed by Marc Beeby

This episode is available until 3.00pm on 4th October as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

Leiser's mission into East German territory proceeds, but nothing is quite what it seems.