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Smiley’s People is a 1982 drama miniseries in six parts, made for the BBC. Directed by Simon Langton, produced by Jonathan Powell, it is the television adaptation of the 1979 spy novel Smiley's People by John le Carré, and the sequel to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. read more

Smiley’s People is a 1982 drama miniseries in six parts, made for the BBC. Directed by Simon Langton, produced by Jonathan Powell, it is the television adaptation of the 1979 spy novel Smiley's People by John le Carré, and the sequel to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Starring Alec Guinness, Michael Byrne, Anthony Bate and Bernard Hepton, it was first shown in the United Kingdom from 20 September to 22 October 1982, and in the United States beginning on 25 October 1982.

Original Release

09/20/1982 on BBC

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Cast

Michael Lonsdale Anton Grigoriev
Bill Paterson Lauder Strickland
Alec Guinness George Smiley
Eileen Atkins Madame Ostrakova
Michael Gough Mikhel
Curd Jürgens The General
Michael Byrne Peter Guillam
Beryl Reid Connie Sachs
Barry Foster Saul Enderby
Mario Adorf Claus Kretzschmar
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode 1.1 Monday, 20 September 1982
2 Episode 1.2 Monday, 27 September 1982
3 Episode 1.3 Monday, 04 October 1982
4 Episode 1.4 Monday, 11 October 1982
5 Episode 1.5 Monday, 18 October 1982
6 Episode 1.6 Wednesday, 27 October 1982

Directors

Simon Langton

Writers

John le Carré, John Hopkins

Cast

Michael Lonsdale Anton Grigoriev
Bill Paterson Lauder Strickland
Alec Guinness George Smiley
Eileen Atkins Madame Ostrakova
Michael Gough Mikhel
Curd Jürgens The General
Michael Byrne Peter Guillam
Beryl Reid Connie Sachs
Barry Foster Saul Enderby
Mario Adorf Claus Kretzschmar
Ingrid Pitt Elvira
Anthony Bate Oliver Lacon
Tusse Silberg Alexandra Ostrakova
Germaine Delbat Madame La Pierre
Bernard Hepton Toby Esterhase
Vladek Sheybal Otto Leipzig
Andy Bradford Ferguson (as Andrew Bradford)
Marion Garai Litzi Meinertzhagen
Margrit Knecht Dolly Meinertzhagen
Alain Serres Russian Agent

Producers

Editors

Chris Wimble, Clare Douglas

1983 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Limited Series Nominated
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