Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Season 1 Episode 5

Tinker Tailor

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Aired Unknown Oct 08, 1979 on BBC Two
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Tinker Tailor
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Smiley learns more about the events of Operation Testify from Sam Collins, the former night duty officer. He then goes to confront Jim Prideaux, an old spy who long since came in from the cold and is now a school teacher. Smiley is especially interested in what the other side already knew about the Circus and how the different heads reacted to Prideaux's arrest and release.moreless

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John Standing

John Standing

Sam Collins

Guest Star

Alexander Knox

Alexander Knox

Control

Guest Star

Mandy Cuthbert

Mandy Cuthbert

Molly Purcell

Guest Star

Ian Bannen

Ian Bannen

Jim Prideaux

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