Now Smiley has set his trap, Peter Guillam sets up the safe house to record the evidence when the mole finally incriminates himself. After his arrest, Smiley proudly plays the tape to the rest of the Centre and allows them to organize the moles future. The next day, after softening up by the inquisitors Smiley visits the mole and hears the whole story. Written by
Did You Know?
As well as the series premiere coinciding with the revelation that Sir Anthony Blunt had been a member of the Cambridge Five spy ring, Ian Richardson, who starred in TTSS as Bill Haydon, would go on to portray Sir Anthony in the BBC production of Blunt: The Fourth Man with Anthony Hopkins as Guy Burgess. See more
When Smiley is playing the tape of the traitor's conversation back to the Circus leadership in the attic room, one can see through the small skylight, that it is daylight outside. Moments later the traitor is escorted to the waiting van, and it is nighttime again. See more
[Smiley and Guillam prepare the safe house
Toby Esterhase did say, two full milk bottles and all's well.
Right. That's the second time you asked.
Well, let's not pretend we're not nervous.