Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Season 1 Episode 1

Return to the Circus

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Aired Unknown Sep 10, 1979 on BBC Two
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Return to the Circus
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George Smiley retired as a senior British Intelligence Service agent one year ago. Then, to his surprise, messengers arrive from Sir Oliver Lacon, head of the London Station, asking George to come back into the game. There is clear evidence that a highly influential KGB mole has been operating out of 'the Circus' for many years, and everyone is under suspicion. Smiley has to decide whether to take on the thankless task of hunting the traitor.moreless

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Alexander Knox

Alexander Knox

Control

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Nigel Stock

Nigel Stock

Roddy Martindale

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Milos Kirek

Milos Kirek

Barak

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Ian Bannen

Ian Bannen

Jim Prideaux

Recurring Role

Hywel Bennett

Hywel Bennett

Ricki Tarr

Recurring Role

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