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Smiley's People Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

6 Episodes 1982 - 1982

Episode 1

Episode 1

Mon, Sep 20, 1982 60 mins

British spy George Smiley (Alec Guinness) returns for a showdown with his Soviet counterpart Karla in this six-part adaptation of the John le Carre story. In Part 1, George investigates the death of an ex-agent (Curt Jurgens). Lacon: Anthony Bate.

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Episode 2

Episode 2

Mon, Sep 27, 1982 60 mins

In Part 2, a photographic negative found in a pack of cigarettes leads George (Alec Guinness) on the trail of Madame Ostrakova (Eileen Atkins). Otto Leipzig: Vladek Sheybal.

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Episode 3

Episode 3

Mon, Oct 4, 1982 60 mins

Part 3. Former Circus colleagues provide clues that lead George (Alec Guinness) to Hamburg in search of Madame Ostrakova's "magician," Otto Leipzig. Esterhase: Bernard Hepton. Connie Sachs: Beryl Reid. Madame Ostrakova: Eileen Atkins.

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Episode 4

Episode 4

Mon, Oct 11, 1982 60 mins

Part 4. While pursuing Leipzig, George discovers half of a neatly torn postcard---which may be a clue. Alec Guinness. Esterhase: Bernard Hepton. Connie: Beryl Reid. Guillam: Michael Byrne.

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Episode 5

Episode 5

Mon, Oct 18, 1982 60 mins

Part 5. Given Circus chief Saul Enderby's "totally deniable blessings," George (Alec Guinness) enlists Toby Esterhase to blackmail a Russian attaché (Michael Lonsdale)---a key link to Karla. Esterhase: Bernard Hepton. Enderby: Barry Foster.

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Episode 6

Episode 6

Wed, Oct 27, 1982 60 mins

In the conclusion, George (Alec Guinness) confronts Soviet master spy Karla (Patrick Stewart). Grigoriev: Michael Lonsdale.

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