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Smiley’s People: Alexandra Tatjana (S1EP5 BBC Two 18 Oct 1982, Michael Byrne)



Alexandra Tatjana: Smiley and his co-workers read through an extremely long deathbed confession. Using an undercover name, Smiley travels to Berne to attempt to find the missing pieces of the murder mystery. Meanwhile, we are introduced to a woman in an asylum.

Regular Cast: Alec Guinness (George Smiley)

Guest Cast: Michael Lonsdale (Grigoriev), Barry Foster (Saul Enderby), Bill Paterson (Lauder Strickland), Michael Byrne (Peter Guillam), Bernard Hepton (Toby Esterhase), Anthony Bate (Oliver Lacon), Siân Phillips (Ann Smiley), Rosalie Crutchley (Mother Felicity), Dudley Sutton (Oleg Kirov), Vladek Sheybal (Otto Leipzig), Tusse Silberg (Alexandra), Andrew Bradford (Ferguson), Lucy Fleming, Julia McCarthy, Richard Leech, Inigo Gallo, Margaret Heery, Lucinda Curtis, Victoria Elliott, Hans Peter Blumer, Marion Garai, Margrit Knecht, Lilo Wicky, Silvia Jost, Leila Soravia, Patricia Bornhauser

Writers: John Le Carré, John Hopkins / Director: Simon Langton

Airdate: 18 Oct 1982 on BBC Two Two

Series: Smiley’s People Season 1 Episode 5

Show Info: Spy drama serial. A sequel to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy in which elderly spy George Smiley is once more called out of retirement and tackles a Soviet spy master.