The spy novel lives on.
This intricate series will engage spy fans, but is likely to leave some viewers in a state of confused indifference.
Gary Oldman is a brilliant George Smiley.
Movies and DVD collections that might have passed under most people's radar during 2011.
Alberto Iglesias provides a moody atmosphere in the Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy soundtrack.
Some of the best television you're liable to ever watch. Great performances and a wonderful script - a perfect combination.