Theatre, Film and TV

BAFTA success for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Feb 12, 2012

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, adapted from the bestselling novel by John le Carré, has picked up two awards at the BAFTAs. 

The film won Outstanding British Film, beating off competition from Senna, Shame, My Week With Marilyn and We Need To Talk About Kevin. Peter Straughan and Bridget O'Connor also received the award for Best Adapted Screenplay. 

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy has also been nominated for three Oscars and has grossed over $21 million in North America so far, where it is still on general release.

A Most Wanted Man will be the next John le Carré novel to be adapted for film with Philip Seymour Hoffman in talks to star as Bachmann.