BBC to adapt John Le Carré’s “Spy Who Came In From The Cold”

Avoiding for a few days, once again, the extreme temptation to write about Sunday night’s series 4 finale of Sherlock, we turn our attention to the brilliant news that the BBC will adapt one of author John Le Carré’s most famous works, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold. The best-selling 1963 novel will […]

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Are you MI-5 material?

Whether you’ve been watching the brilliant BBC series, MI-5 (Spooks) over the last decade,  sat through the recent Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie or read all the Robert Ludlum books and secretly identified with Jason Bourne, now is the time to see if you have what it takes to be a real-life intelligence officer. UK […]

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier….DVD giveaway

Tinker Tailor 1979 vs. Tinker Tailor 2011 with ***DVD giveway instructions below*** Now that we are just over a week into the wider release of the brilliant Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, it’s probably ok to do a bit of comparison shopping (with spoilers) between the the new film and the equally as brilliant 1979 classic […]

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Just how real is Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy?

Praised for its’ realistic depiction of 1970’s London at last week’s Venice Film Festival, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, starring Colin Firth, Gary Oldman and Benedict Cumberbatch, might be just a bit closer to reality than most might think. This isn’t James Bond. That’s a good thing. The fact that John Le Carre was part of […]

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