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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Smiley Sets a Trap (S1EP6 BBC Two 15 Oct 1979, Joss Ackland)



Smiley Sets a Trap: Smiley now has the information he needs and starts to stir things up with the men of which Control suspected one to be the mole. He is able to eliminate two, himself and one other. The waiting begins, when suddenly the message arrives that Prideaux has disappeared.

Regular Cast: Alec Guinness (George Smiley), Michael Jayston (Peter Guillam), Anthony Bate (Oliver Lacon)

Guest Cast: Ian Bannen (Jim Prideaux), Bernard Hepton (Toby Esterhase), George Sewell (Mendel), Hywel Bennett (Ricki Tarr), Joss Ackland, John Wells, Betty Hardy, Guy Standeven, Duncan Jones, Daniel Beecher, Jo Apted, Alec Sabin

Writers: Arthur Hopcraft / Director: John Irvin

Airdate: 15 Oct 1979 on BBC Two Two

Series: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Season 1 Episode 6

Show Info: Six part spy drama serial. Ageing spy George Smiley is called out of retirement to track down a deadly double agent.