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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Smiley Tracks the Mole (S1EP3 BBC Two 24 Sep 1979, Beryl Reid)



Smiley Tracks the Mole: Now that Smiley has rejoined the game he must secretly procure the information and files needed to conduct his investigation. While Peter breaks into the Circus’ archives and finds files that bring a whole new perspective to consider, Smiley goes to interview an old friend.

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

Guest Cast: Ian Richardson (Bill Haydon), Terence Rigby (Roy Bland), Bernard Hepton (Toby Esterhase), Beryl Reid (Connie Sachs), Alexander Knox (Control), Michael Aldridge (Percy Alleline), Frank Moorey (Lauda Strickland), Frank Compton, Jean Rimmer

Writers: Arthur Hopcraft / Director: John Irvin

Airdate: 24 Sep 1979 on BBC Two Two

Series: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Season 1 Episode 3

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