No schoolboy antics for Oldman’s Smiley
Back in the early 1980s, fans of John le Carré were disappointed when the BBC, following up their successful adaptation of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, decided to skip The Honourable Schoolboy, the middle novel in the Karla trilogy, and move straight on to Smiley’s People. It has always been assumed that, being largely set in Hong Kong, Schoolboy would have stretched the corporation’s resources.
If Gary Oldman, star of the recent Tinker Tailor film, is to be
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