Intimations: 10. John le Carre

 

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First transmitted in 1966, Malcolm Muggeridge talks to the novelist John le Carre, who at the age of 34 had written the best-seller The Spy Who Came In From The Cold. Although their conversation covers much about the author's influences and ambitions - with the notable exception of any mention of his time as a spy - much of the interview looks at the modern phenomenon of the secret service agent as a hero.

 

Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 8 Feb 1966

Duration: 29 mins

 

Collection: Talk (32 programmes)

A collection of BBC programmes where celebrated interviewers try to get behind the public mask of some of the most influential figures of the 20th Century.

 

 

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