The Night Manager climax leaked by someone who has read the book

THE BBC has been left red-faced after the ending to The Night Manager was revealed by a woman who has read the bestselling novel it is based on.

The leak occurred in the Newcastle branch of Cafe Rouge when customer Mary Fisher responded to excited chatter about whether the handsome public school chap and the blonde woman with the hairy shoulders would escape together.

Tom Logan, 33, was sitting at a nearby table: “She just came right out and explained exactly what was going to happen. Apparently the BBC allowed a thriller to be published 16 years ago that has the entire plot in it, right there for anyone with the time and patience to read a book.

“It is proof the licence fee should be reduced.”

Last night, however, Janet Fisher was backtracking: “I have read quite a lot of John le Carre novels, usually while on holiday, and the posh, psychologically wounded spies and sexy yet tragic women all blur into one.

“It is quite likely I have actually told everyone the ending of The Honourable Schoolboy or The Russia House by mistake.”

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Your astrological week ahead, with Psychic Bob

Aries (21 MAR-19 APRIL)
Sure, those library sales are a real bargain, but even if it was only 10p it’s hard to say what use you’ll get out of that weird old bloke who reads all the newspapers.

Taurus (20 APRIL–20 MAY)
This weekend you join in with people mockingly asking where their hoverboards and jetpacks are here in the future, while inwardly weeping for your promised sexbot.
Gemini (21 MAY-20 JUN)
A tough week ahead as you arrive in Burkina Faso to find that it doesn’t mean ‘No worries’, and is in fact still recovering from last year’s military coup. 

Cancer (21 JUN-22 JUL)
You’re sick of being a crab with an unpleasant name. Why isn’t there a bear star sign if there’s a bear constellation? That’s it, you’re Ursa Major from now on. 

Leo (23 JUL-22 AUG)
Nothing from Channel 5 about your quiz based on Tom Cruise film characters, even though it features a ‘Reacher Round’.

Virgo (23 AUG-22 SEP)
Tomorrow you will chair a meeting of Cobra to decide what lager you will get shitfaced on, with predictable results.

Libra (23 SEP-23 OCT)
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Scorpio (24 OCT-21 NOV)
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Sagittarius (22 NOV-21 DEC)
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Capricorn (22 DEC-19 JAN)
You finally admit you’re middle class when you sing along to Velvet Underground’s Waiting For The Man and think about your wild mushroom supplier.

Aquarius (20 JAN-19 FEB)
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Pisces (20 FEB-20 MAR)
On Friday you rush to see Batman vs Superman, not because you like either of the title characters but because it’s got five minutes of Aquaman in and you love Aquaman because he can talk to fish and that’s the superpower you’d have if you could have a superpower. Nobody sits next to you at the cinema.