George Smiley continues his round of interviews this time meeting part-time agent and journalist, Jerry Westerby. Jerry had contacted Smiley after the Testify fiasco as he had an important piece of information for him. George was out of the Service by then and ignored the letter. Jerry's information confirms that Testify was a set-up. George now takes a gamble and takes one of Percy Alleline's senior men into his confidence. With his investigation now complete, it's time to lay a trap and Ricky Tarr is sent to Paris.Written by
As well as the series debut coinciding with the revelation that Sir Anthony Blunt had been a member of the Cambridge Five spy ring, Ian Richardson (Bill Haydon) also went on to play Blunt in a 1986 British television production (which also starred Anthony Hopkins as Guy Burgess). See more »
[Smiley enters a bar to meet an old acquaintance]
George, old boy! What an amazing thing!
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