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The next in line to Control's position is Percy Alleline. Smiley is currently Control's ri&ht-hand man. Likely that he would stick with Control on any and all moves.

SECRETARY OF STATE .FOR DEFENCE 'MINISTER'

DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE CIRCUS GEORGE SMILEY

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CURRENT OBJECTIVES Identify Soviet intelli&ence chief known as 'KARLA'. Ascertain reliaaility of Soviet source 'WITCHCRAPT'. Gather intelli&ence from undercover a&ents in the field includin& Budapest and Istanaul. Report intel that will ensure the security of the British estaalishment and prove useful to the Americans.

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HEAD OF SCALPHUNTERS PETER GUILLAM

SCALPHUNTER JIM PRIDEAUX

SCALPHUNTER RICKI TARR

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of the Circus, overseein& all operations . office. A wise, solitary man with of chess and a healthy distrust He Delieves there ·is a mole is Deyondsuspicion in his &oodfriend and ri&ht-hand

Decisive and quick thinkin&, Haydon is a real asset to ~ondon Station' and &oodfriends with fellow Oxford University alum Jim Prideaux (whomhe helped recruit). While Prideaux Decamea.talented field t, Haydon Decamerespected and well-loved in the of the SIS-due to his charm and prowess in intelli&ence. Althou&h he ali&ns himself in conflict with Control, Haydon does not of the Americans.

BILL HAYDON

head of the Lampli&hters DYControl, his loyalty desire to rise throu&h the

ters at the Circus the field. Althou&h a plaYDoy,he is loyal to his

the Circus under to let Percy have as opportunisi tic and to the top throu&h his and would love to view these connections CIAand the 'Cousins' in the USas suspicious. He has recently secured vital intel·from a seemin&ly invaluaDle new source known as 'Witchcraft'.

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at the Circus and one ........................ ,. her own in the DOYS of drink or two Dut has an eye for spottin& spies in their midst.

WesterDYis a Duty Mana&er at the Circus, there from the old days and is one of Control's more trusted personnel.

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GLOSSARY
CIRCUS MIa AGENT CO FERRETS HOU~EKEEPERS _INQUISITORS JANITORS S

ECR~T
NAME FOR THE SECRET INTELLIGENCE SERVICE. THE NAME LONDON LOCATION FOR THE SIS HEADQUARTERS AT TO THE SIS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR. MILITARY MI5 AND THE SIS BECAME MI6. THE CIRCUS TO GATHER AND PROVIDE

A NEW KIND OF WAR
The SecondWorldWar had seen a Drief period of unparalleled cooperation Det the major powers determined to defeat This unity' quickly vanished in the the strate&ic priorities of na .. ..uo ~' shift. The Cold War, as it cameto Deknown, covers the period from 1946to 1991.A of political conflict, military localized conflicts and economiccom Detweenthe Communist world- led DY Union and its satellite states and the Western world, primarily the US allies. Despite the USand en&a&in& with each other conflict, this new state of fou&ht throu&h military strate&ic troop or arms states deemedvulneraDle, propa&anda.The Soviet Union created the Eastern Block that included the Eastern European countries it occupied, annextng some and maintainin& as satellite' The UShelped ........... ~~'-' the recovery Europe and political, and military for&ed a strate&y tainment to the perceived threat from Soviet Union would and aid Communist around the world create strate&ic varrtages, while in instances the U.S. commitforces to in& a&ainst the threat of communism (Korea)and in others, esptcnage and more rt methods were to level the field (TheBay The CUDan is in 1962 reminder Union of military at the heart ern world.
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MICROPHONES, CAMERAS ETC.

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WITH LOWER LEVEL TAILING AND FOLLOWING SUSPECTS OPEN AIMING TO PROVOKE ENSNARE A MEMBER OF

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NUTS --& PA COAT SH WRANGLERS PERSIL LAMPLIGHTERS
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WITH BREAKING CODES.

CLEAN. IF SOMEONE IS 'PERSIL' THEY. WHITE AND ACCEPTED AS TRUSTWORTHY.

COVERT SERVICE PERSONNEL WHOSE DUTIES INCLUDE COVERT SURVEILLANCE, COURIER DELIVERIES, AND MAINTAINING SAFE HOUSES.

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this of strate&ic political that the of ohn Le Carre's exist. A world where information and intelli&ence were.the hi&hest currency and Detrayal went Deyond Dein&a personal act, Decomin& somethin&that could affect the course of history.

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The Secret Intelli&ence Service (SIS) a British &overnmenta&ency tasked with the internal Security Service (MI5), &atherin& forei&n intelli&ence. Gove~nmentCommunications and the Defence Intelli&ence <DD, SIS operates under the Joint In"'c; .......... ttee (JIc). Durin& WWI, the Secret Service Bureau as it was then called to sections. Forei&n intelli&ence was termed Military Intelli&ence and Internal Section 5 Decame MI5. The first director of the agency Smith-Cummin&. Cummin& would usually all correspondence with the initial C in codename 'C'carried on with all of the Control over the years. in 1919 was Mansfield his name and would si&n died in 1923Dut his the SIS,turnin& into

'Emerging from his room, an hexagonal pepper pot overlooking New Compton Street and the Charing Cross Road' ,_" _ 'Reached by a dull doorway in the Charing Cross Road jammed between a picture-framer and an-ali-day caf« that tuas out of bounds to staff'
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This last description fits with the door shop and theatre ticket seller.

wiched Detweena music

THE DIRECTOR'S
In Alfredson's film, the Circus' plain and inconspicuous, that runs structure separated DY a the various departments and and files Dein&transported director had pre-planned how' with its raDDi warren of t those days was, as descriDed with closed doors; people Devery interestin& on "Sowhat we needed to do Duildin&, the differen The solution? "Takin& renderin& enough the director. "On where the Darons landscape, where Duildin&, the more the windowsare

CIRCUS
an outer Duildin&, main inner' separate with documents shafts. The of the Circus, , "Theactual MI6in many ways. Corridors I knew that wouldn't functions of the Dle."

Onthe intersection of ue in London'swest end is CamDrid&e ircus. In C was the location of British Intelli&ence headq • Althou&h it has never Deen confirmed that this was SIS in real life, it seems clear that Le Carre was definitely descriDin& characteristics of certain Duildin~ in that area, the mostlikely candidate Dein& the Duildin& at 90 Charin& Cross Road. It's shape and numDerof floors seemto fit with descriptions in the Le Carre Dooks.

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