Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Season 1, Episode 6

Smiley Sets a Trap (15 Oct. 1979)

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Smiley confronts one of his suspects and gives him the results of his investigations, which could prove a considerable embarrassment to those concerned.

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John Wells ...
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Betty Hardy ...
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Guy Standeven ...
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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 to lay a trap and Ricky Tarr is sent to Paris. Written by garykmcd

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[Smiley enters a bar to meet an old acquaintance]
Jerry Westerby: [greeting Smiley] George, old boy! What an amazing thing!
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