James Bond Radio: 007 News, Reviews & Interviews!

It's time to conclude our coverage of the James Bond movie trailers, on JBR this week. Picking up where we left off with Octopussy, we go through every remaining trailer right up to SPECTRE. There are plenty of intriguing unused nuggets with lines of dialogue, judo chops and alternate shots that don't show up in the final films.

We also look at some of the latest news and rumours and we explore potential titles for Bond 25. We dig deep with a look at Fleming's work and all the continuation authors. Are there some awesome titles hiding in plain site? Find out on this week's episode of James Bond Radio.

Direct download: JBR128-The-Trailers-Of-Bond-Part-2.mp3
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JBR returns after the autumn break and catch up on all things Bond. We cover all the latest news and rumours.

Is Blofeld out of the picture after Christoph Waltz revealed he wouldn't be back for Bond 25? Will we see another actor take over like we've seen in the past? Is it all just smoke and mirrors?

We also talk about the recent Lazenby documentary 'Becoming Bond,' and we cover our recent Bondian adventures from Casino Royale Live at The Royal Albert Hall in London to the unveiling of The Roger Moore stage at Pinewood. 

Direct download: JBR127-JBR-Returns.mp3
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James Bond Radio returns this week with an in-depth look at the cinematic trailers of Bond. We cover the latest Bond news and rumours including the recent Amazon and Apple revelations. And we speculate on the big changes that might be coming in the post-Daniel era of 007.

Direct download: JBR126-The-Trailers-Of-Bond-Part-1.mp3
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This week we welcome Bond legend and member of 007 royalty: John Glen. We talk about his time working on On Her Majesty's Secret Service, The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. Then we cover his stint as the longest serving Bond director of all time from 1981's For Your Eyes Only through to 1989's Licence To Kill.

John tells some fascinating stories in an interview that's sure to go down as an all-time classic episode of JBR.

[Interview begins at 45:40]

Note: This interview was recorded before the passing of Sir Roger Moore and before Daniel's recent announcement confirming his return for Bond 25.

Direct download: JBR125-John-Glen-Interview.mp3
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Who is it going to be?

Direct download: JBR_Trailer_125.mov
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It's time to talk the music of You Only Live Twice. This week we talk about the history of the score, discuss standout tunes and go track by track through the soundtrack. 

Also this week we have a brand new range of JBR merchandise available including T-Shirts, hoodies, mugs and more. All featuring the brand new updated JBR logo. 

To find out more go to...

http://jamesbondradio.com/shop

Direct download: TMOB009-You-Only-Live-Twice-Soundtrack-Review.mp3
Category:TV/Film -- posted at: 6:00am UTC

It's time for the JBR Family to speak once again! As the last entry in our coverage of The Living Daylights, our intrepid listeners to take the microphone and voice their thoughts.

Not only that, we discuss all the recent Bond 25 news, including the newly revealed 2019 release date and a whole lot more.

Listener Reviews Begin At 56:00

Direct download: JBR124-The-Living-Daylights-Listener-Reviews.mp3
Category:TV/Film -- posted at: 3:33am UTC

This week we go behind the scenes of The Living Daylights with Charles Helfenstein. As the author of 'The Making of The Living Daylights,' Charles has a deep insight into the film.

Like his previous JBR appearance for The Making of OHMSS, he again busts some prominent myths, this time for Timothy's Bond debut. He reveals just who the first choice was to play Bond, Timothy or Pierce? We discover some of the early plot ideas featuring Bond as a 20 year old rookie. And some fascinating scenes cut from the final movie. Get ready for a killer interview as we go even deeper on The Living Daylights

Interview begins at 46:20

Direct download: JBR123-The-Making-of-The-Living-Daylights-Charles-Helfenstein.mp3
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Dan Gale returns to James Bond Radio this week with an alternative commentary to The Living Daylights. Play along with the movie itself or listen as a standalone podcast, it works both ways.

If you're not familiar with Dan's previous work be sure to check his JBR documentary podcasts, TAPE SECRET!: The Audiobooks of James Bond and You Only Live Splice: The Editing of John Glen.


The Music of Bond is back with our Thunderball soundtrack review. This week we talk about the history of the score, the last minute switch from the original theme Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang to Tom Jones' Thunderball. We discuss favourite tunes and go through the original soundtrack release track by track. Is it a step up from Goldfinger? Does it live up to the hype of the biggest Bond of all? Find out on this week's Music of Bond.

Direct download: TMOB008-Thunderball-Soundtrack-Review.mp3
Category:TV/Film -- posted at: 4:04am UTC