Carré, John le (David John Moore Cornwell) (1931 – )

Last Edited: 13-Apr-2017 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.


Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
Publ. 1961
BBC WS
Call for the Dead George Cole, Alfred Burke, Douglas Blackwell, Richard Hundle,
Hilda Chrysler, Stephen Greif, Frances Jeater, Rod Beecham,
Dramatisation by Rene Basilico
produced by John Fawcett Wilson
28:03, 39455, S
24:37, 34636, S
26:17, 36969, S
27:29, 38668, S
28:49, 40545, S
Publ. 1961
R4:
23-May-2009
Call for the Dead Simon Russell Beale, Kenneth Cranham, Eleanor Bron, Anna
Chancellor, Richard Dillane, James Laurenson, Henry Goodman,
Sam Dale, Janice Acquah, Caroline Guthrie, Benjamin Askew,
Jonathan Tafler
Dramatisation by Robert Forrest
directed by Patrick Rayner
86:22, 80970, S
Publ. 1962
R4:
05-Oct-1968
A Murder of Quality Patrick Barr, David Byrd, Peter Williams, Joan Sanderson,
Michael Spice, Pauline Letts, Brian Hewlett, Dennis Hawthorne,
Delia Payton, Maureen Beck, Elizabeth Cassie, Calire
Davenport, Edward Gillsbury, Jill Carey, John Pulham
adapted by Frederick Bradenham
produced by David Gearey
83:04, 58413, M
hiss
Publ. 1962
R4:
30-Mar-1981 to
27-Apr-1981
A Murder of Quality George Cole, Norman Bowler, Peter Jeffrey, Richard Pearson,
William Gaunt, Sheila Grant, Diana King, Jenny Lee,
John Glover, Jane Knowles, Sheilah Wilcox, Hariette Reynalds,
Peter Tuddenham, Anthony Sharp, Robert Brown, David Ryall,
Sonja Frazer, Martin Reid, Leonard Fenton, Steven Garlick
Adapted by René Basilico
Directed by John Fawcett Wilson
26:21, 30869, S
26:13, 30709, S
24:37, 28839, S
26:02, 30484, S
25:59, 30426, S
Publ. 1962
R4:
30-May-2009
A Murder of Quality Simon Russell Beale, Geoffrey Palmer, Marcia Warren, Sam
Dale, Geoffrey Streatfeild, Alison Pettitt, Amanda Lawrence,
Liza Sadovy, Matt Addis, Philip Fox, Malcolm Tierney,
Benjamin Askew, Lizzy Watts
Dramatisation by Robert Forrest
Directed by Marc Beeby
87:11, 81742, S
Publ. 1962
Blackstone Audio
1991
A Murder of Quality read by Frederick Davidson
62:33, 14665, S
60:48, 14256, S
57:43, 13530, S
70:54, 16621, S
64:03, 15015, S
Publ. 1963
BBC WS
28-Apr-1986 to
02-Jun-1986
The Spy Who Came in
From the Cold
Colin Blakely, David de Kuyser, Alfred Burke, Janet Moore,
Wolf Kaller, Hannah Normand, Norman Carrow, E Byrne,
Peter Birch, Stuart Hawken
Dramatisation by Rene Basilico
produced by John Fawcett Wilson
27:20, 38442, S
27:18, 38410, S
25:39, 36088, S
26:22, 37086, S
27:11, 38249, S
27:26, 38597, S
Publ. 1963
R4:
05-Jul-2009 to
19-Jul-2009
The Spy Who Came in
From the Cold
Simon Russell Beale, Brian Cox, Ruth Gemmell, John Rowe,
Richard Dillane, Siobhan Redmond, Jamie Newall, Liza
Sadovy, Philip Fox, David Hargreaves, Benjamin Askew,
Henry Goodman, Sam Dale, Stephen Hogan
Dramatisation by Robert Forrest
produced by Patrick Rayner
56:18, 52783, S
56:50, 53294, S
56:44, 53189, S
Publ. 1965
R4:
20-Sep-2009
27-Sep-2009
The Looking Glass War Ian McDiarmid, Simon Russell Beale, Patrick Kennedy,
Philip Jackson, David Hargeaves, Fenella Woolgar, John
Rowe, Annabelle Dowler, Philip Fox, Stephen Hogan, Matt
Addis, Lizzy Watts, Piotr Baumann, Ben Crowe, Ania
Sowinski, Fenella Woolgar, Benjamin Askew
Dramatisation by Shaun McKenna
Directed by Marc Beeby
57:09, 53582, S
57:11, 53614, S
Publ. 1968
BBC WS
Perf. Bef. Dec-1990
A Small Town in Germany Kenneth Haig, Bernard Hepton, David Macallister,
Geoffrey Cheater, Peter von Vieter, John Judd, Douglas
Blackwell, Peter McGowan
Adapted by Rene Basilico
Produced by John Fawcett-Wilson
original episodes
27:13, 38288, S
27:19, 38423, S
24:43, 34774, S
27:01, 38004, S
26:59, 37968, S
26:15, 36919, S
27:13, 38277, S
cassette version
44:44, 20977, m
42:59, 20158, m
46:03, 21590, m
45:05, 21138, m
Publ. 1974
BBC WS
09-Aug-1988 to
20-Sep-1988
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Bernard Hepton, Charles Kaye, Douglas Blackwell,
Christian Rodsga, John Bennett, Anne Lynn, Edward
deSouza, Tenniel Evans, Eva Stuart, Stephen
Tomkinson, Brian Croucher, Anthony Jackson, Alexei
Yadowkimf, John Sansom
Adapted by Rene Basilico
Produced by John Fawcett-Wilson
original episodes
28:54, 40663, S
29:14, 41122, S
29:27, 41438, S
29:11, 41055, S
29:06, 40930, S
28:51, 40584, S
28:21, 39884, S
cassette version
45:49, 42957, S
45:50, 42971, S
47:05, 44143, S
47:51, 44863, S
29-Dec-2009
06-Dec-2009
13-Dec-2009
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Simon Russell Beale, Anna Chancellor, Anthony Calf,
Ewan Bailey, Alex Jennings, Jamie Foreman, Vera
Filatova, Kenneth Cranham, Maggie Steed, Peter Majer,
Philip Fox, Ryan Watson, John Rowe, Ewan Bailey, Bill
Paterson, Sam Dale, Michael Feast, David Hargreaves,
Nicholas Boulton, Stephen Greif, Piers Wehner, Kate
Layden, Ryan Watson
Dramatisation by Shaun McKenna
directed by Stephen Canny
56:57, 53394, S
56:51, 53309, S
56:51, 53300, S
Chivers Audio
Books
1997
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy read by Michael Jayston
24 files,
12:43:25, 357MB, M

Publ. 1977
BBC WS
08-Jan-1983
15-Jan-1983
The Honourable Schoolboy Martin Jarvis, Peter Vaughn, Natasha Pyne, John
Rowe, Mary Wimbush, Cyril Schapps, Peter Marinker,
Paul Maxwell, Henry Stamper, Roger Hume, Heather
Barrett, Terry Malloy, David Band, Alexander John,
Ronald Berriman
Adapted by Frederick Rattenham
Produced by Roger Pine
86:36, 121785, S
86:38, 121834, S
Publ. 1977
24-Jan-2010
31-Jan-2010
07-Feb-2010
The Honourable Schoolboy Simon Russell Beale, Hugh Bonneville, Richard Dillane,
Maggie Steed, Bruce Alexander, Nicholas Boulton,
Anthony Calf, James Laurenson, Philip Quast, Anna
Chancellor, Tessa Nicholson, Nigel Hastings, Piers
Wehner, David Yip, Paul Courtenay Hyu, John Biggins,
Kate Layden, Daisy Haggard, Ewan Hooper, John
Guerrasio, Angelo Paragoso, Chris Pavlo, Rhys Jennings,
Joseph Cohen-Cole
Dramatisation by Shaun McKenna
Directed by Marc Beeby
56:57, 53403, S
57:11, 53624, S
57:10, 53595, S
Publ. 1980
BBC WS
13-Feb-1990 to
27-Mar-1990
Smiley’s People Bernard Hepton, Charles Kaye, Christopher
Rodhzitchsky, Douglas Blackwell, Sophie Balchiavitchslav,
Eva Stuart, Garrick Hagon, Michael Batts, Peter Birch,
Hannah Norbert
Adapted by Rene Basilico
Produced by John Fawcett-Wilson
original episodes
27:40, 38914, S
28:09, 39589, S
29:19, 41239, S
29:06, 40937, S
28:38, 40279, S
29:34, 41593, S
29:39, 41718, S
cassette version
45:40, 42823, S
46:00, 43129, S
48:07, 45123, S
47:13, 44267, S
Publ. 1980
11-Apr-2010 to
25-Apr-2010
Smiley’s People Simon Russell Beale, Anna Chancellor, Alex Jennings,
Stephen Critchlow, David Bannerman, Nigel Anthony,
David Seddon, Joanna Monro, Michael Shelford, Keely
Beresford, Alison Pettitt, Piers Wehner, Lindsay Duncan,
Maggie Steed, Sam Dale, Bruce Alexander, Nigel
Hastings, Richard Dillane, James Laurenson, Kenneth
Cranham, Finlay Welsh, Philip Fox
dramatisation by Robert Forrest
Producer Patrick Rayner
55:56, 52444, S
56:35, 53058, S
56:25, 52903, S
Publ. 1986
BBC WS
30-Jun-1993 to
18-Aug-1993
A Perfect Spy James Fox, James Grout, Brenda Bruce, Harriet Walter,
John Nettleton, Royce Mills, Natasha Pyne, Barry J Gordon,
Sean Arnold, Paterson Joseph, Desmond Askew, Sean Baker
Adapted by Rene Basilico
Produced by John Fawcett-Wilson
29:00, 40799, S
28:35, 40206, S
27:58, 39341, S
28:58, 40758, S
27:34, 38783, S
28:38, 40286, S
27:13, 38296, S
29:21, 41293, S
Publ. 1989
BBC R4/WS
Jul-1994 to
Aug-1994
The Russia House Tom Baker, Valentina Yakudina, John Rowe, Michael Turner,
John Webb, Pip Torrens, Danny Webb, Bruce Boa, 
Simon Treves, Mary Chater, Neville Jason, Simon Roberts,
David Howarth, John Harwood, David Bannerman, 
Don McCorkindale, Jillie Meers, Constantine Gregory,
Rabidas Yanov, Geoffrey McGiven, Paul Brooke,
Christopher Fulford, Yuri Stepanov, Boris Sisarov, Eric
Myers, Ted Maynard, David Healy, Ed Bishop, Frances
Jeater, Kate Binchy, Mac MacDonald, Richard Mahler,
Andrew Pushikov, Katya Pushikova, Brian Bowles
Adapted for radio by René Basilico
Produced by John Fawcett Wilson
original episodes
29:28, 34552, S
29:14, 34266, S
29:23, 34448, S
29:29, 34562, S
29:20, 34384, S
28:57, 33948, S
29:27, 34530, S
cassette version
48:44, 57117, S
48:01, 56284, S
47:49, 56053, S
46:21, 54331, S
Publ. 1990
BBC WS
The Secret Pilgrim written and read by John le Carré
abridged by Alec Reid
originally 10 episodes
69:44, 98085, S
70:38, 99339, S
Publ. 1990
13-Jun-2010 to
 27-Jun-2010
The Secret Pilgrim Simon Russell Beale, Patrick Malahide, Michael Feast,
Sam Dale, Ruth Gemmell, Dan Stevens, Nigel Hastings,
Keely Beresford, Alexander Morton, Angus Wright,
James Laurenson, Jamie Newall, Paul Courtenay Hyu,
Alisa Anderson, Alison Pettitt, Angelo Paragoso, Anna
Chancellor, Toby Jones, Michael Shelford, Nigel Hastings,
Rupert Vansittart
dramatisation by Robert Forrest
Producer Patrick Rayner
56:18, 52796, S
56:30, 52970, S
56:27, 52933, S
02-Oct-2006 to
13-Oct-2006
The Mission Song
Read by Paterson Joseph
abridged by Katrin Williams
produced by David Blount
13:54, 6524, m
13:45, 6453, m
13:57, 6545, m
13:45, 6453, m
13:38, 6397, m
13:44, 6438, m
13:52, 6505, m
13:31, 6340, m
13:50, 6488, m
13:45, 6446, m
13-May-2013 to
20-May-2013
A Delicate Truth
  1. A Rock and a Hard Place
  2. Suspicions and Unease
  3. Breaking Every Rule
  4. Hard Evidence
  5. A Ghost from the Past
  6. A Bitter Pill
  7. A Good Man Lost
  8. Necessary Precautions
  9. Falling on Deaf Ears
  10. Truth Must Out
The reader is Damian Lewis
The abridger is Sally Marmion
The producer is Di Speirs
13:56, 13086, S
13:47, 12946, S
13:51, 13010, S
13:43, 12868, S
13:47, 12929, S
13:32, 12693, S
13:47, 12924, S
13:41, 12844, S
13:53, 13025, S
13:46, 12916, S
12-Sep-2016 to
16-Sep-2016
The Pigeon Tunnel:
Stories from My Life
by John le Carre
read by John le Carre
abridged by Katrin Williams
Producer Duncan Minshull
13:51, 12962, S
13:42, 12824, S
13:50, 12947, S
13:42, 12822, S
13:51, 12971, S
Publ. 1983

The Little Drummer Girl
Read by the author
45:39, 21410, M
45:23, 21285, M
45:19, 21254, M
43:48, 20542, M
45:37, 21391, M
45:55, 21535, M
29:21, 13769, M
27:44, 13011, M

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date Title Cast Parameters
2009   Front Row episode John le Carré talks about Smiley John le Carré 28:18, 26559, S