James Bond Radio: 007 News, Reviews & Interviews!

This week, Tom & Chris are once again joined by professional stunt driver, Ross Scharphorn to conclude our coverage of The Car Chases of Bond.

Last week, we started at Dr No, and finished up with For Your Eyes Only. This time around, we'll begin with Octopussy, then going film-by-film all the way through to SPECTRE.

Join us as we go deep on the car chases of Bond.

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This week, Tom & Chris are joined by professional stunt driver, Ross Scharphorn.

As a life-long Bond fan, Ross has built an impressive bank of car chase knowledge from the world of Bond. If you want to know any detail about a Bondian car chase, Ross is your man.

Join us as we go deep on the car chases of Bond.

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This week, Tom & Chris are joined by Goldeneye & Casino Royale director, Martin Campbell.

Martin talks about the process of casting a new 007, his thoughts on defining a new Bond for the decade to come, his conversations with Daniel Craig about the initial negative press surrounding his casting, and even comments on whether he'd come back for a third crack at Bond.

Martin has been at the very top of our interview hit-list for a very long time, and our time with him did not disappoint. So, be sure to grab yourself a Vesper, put your feet up and enjoy our conversation with Martin Campbell.

*Massive thanks go out to Linda Zhu over at Station C: Canada for hooking us up with Martin. 

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Episode Drops Friday August 20th at 12 Noon (GMT).

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This week, Tom & Chris take a look at the Bond villains and their deaths.

From the more hilarious and unusual offerings, "He always did have an inflated opinion of himself," to the cold blooded kills, "I never miss."

Strap in for a massive 3 hour conversation featuring JBR's unique "death rating" system, a new JBR jingle from Dan Gale, and much more.

The podcast will be taking a brief summer break after this week's episode, but we'll be back in September with a massive two-parter you will not want to miss.

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Due to a technical mishap, JBR's regular programming for this week has been postponed.

To rescue what would have been an otherwise empty Friday in the calendar, JBR editor-in-chief, Mike Kirwan stepped in with a mini documentary discussing the most bizarre Bond of all. Featuring some well known voices in the Bond fan community including Calvin Dyson, Ajay Chowdhury, Pete Doherty, and more.

JBR returns next week with The Music of Bond: The Living Daylights.

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This week we have some Ian Fleming action in store for you, courtesy of our LA correspondent Matthew Chernov.

A major new Fleming biography titled The World is Not Enough has just been published in hardcover by Rowman & Littlefield, and Matt conducted an exclusive interview with the book’s author, Oliver Buckton.

Join us for an in-depth and fast moving discussion that covers Fleming’s greatest strengths as a writer, his relationship to the women in his life, popular misconceptions about him, the portrayal of race and racial issues in his Bond novels, the history of the Vesper martini, and much, much more. Oliver even answers our popular ‘quickfire questions.’

Oliver Buckton is professor of English at Florida Atlantic University, and is the editor of the book The Many Facets of Diamonds Are Forever and author of Espionage in British Fiction and Film Since 1900: The Changing Enemy. His latest work is The World is Not Enough: A Biography of Ian Fleming.

Oliver graciously sent us a special discount code that knocks 30% off the price of the book if JBR listeners purchase it directly through the Rowman and Littlefield publisher website.

Use discount code is: RLFANDF30.

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This week, John Williams & Brian Dobson explore the sartorial world of 007.

John and Brian discuss everything from Bond’s best looks, all the way down the line to his more unfortunate outfits.

*Edited by Michael Kirwan

In related news, for any Bond fans interested in all things Bond clothing, check out the brand new book ‘From Tailors With Love’ just released from fellow Bond community podcasters, Peter Brooker and Matt Spaiser.

From Tailors with Love tells the story of the celluloid Bond’s clothing and the talents behind the wardrobes through the people who worked on the films, the fashions of the eras and the meaning the clothes have within the films.

The book provides fresh insights through exclusive interviews with Bond-series costume designers Lindy Hemming, Jany Temime, Jodie Tillen and Emma Porteous, the late celebrity shirtmaker to the Bond series Frank Foster, Bond film director John Glen, menswear mogul Umberto Angeloni, keeper of the Bond brands David Mason and many others.

You can grab your copy from Amazon.
Amazon UK / Amazon US

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On the latest episode of JBR: The Comics of Bond, Jack Lugo interviews writer Christos Gage.

Christos is the writer of the current Dynamite James Bond series – James Bond: Agent of SPECTRE. In the series, Bond must infiltrate SPECTRE in order to stop a greater threat.

Along the way, we learn how Christos incorporated elements of the way Blofeld was portrayed in the Fleming books as well as what motivates Bond in his original story.

Christos also teases what challenges lie ahead for Bond in this thrilling new comic where Bond will seek to bring down SPECTRE from within.

Look for James Bond: Agent of SPECTRE wherever you get your comics.

*Edited by Michael Kirwan

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This week, Commanders Wright & Gale revisit the James Bond 25 Day Challenge that took the Bond community by storm last year.

Chris and Dan discuss everything from favourite locations, to set design, action sequences and much more. Get set for a 3 hour mammoth podcast, so buckle up, grab yourself a cool martini, and enjoy this week’s podcast.

Direct download: JBR205-25-Day-Challenge-Revisited.mp3
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It’s time for the fifth and final instalment of JBR’s 007th anniversary celebrations.

This week, JW returns with 3 brave 00s, David Stephens, Mark Collins & Matthew Compton to talk about the music of Bond

JBR returns next week with our man in Somerset Dan Gale. 

*Edited by Michael Kirwan

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It's time for the fourth instalment of JBR's 007th anniversary. This week, we're joined by another 2 brave 00s to talk all things Bond.

First up, we’re joined by our man in Scotland, Commander Craig Laurenson, followed by Tom's fellow man from The Isle of Wight, Commander Nick Grandvoinet.

JW returns to JBR next week with some Bond music birthday banter.

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It's time for the third instalment of JBR's 007th anniversary! This week, we're joined by another 2 fearless listeners to talk all things Bond.

First up, we’re joined by our man in Ireland (and JBR editor), Commander Michael Kirwan, followed by our man in Iowa, Commander Terrance Layhew.

JBR returns next week for more birthday banter. 

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James Bond Radio is the podcast for 007 fans. Join us every Friday as we explore the world of 007.

From celebrity interviews with the likes of Sir Roger Moore, Robert Davi, Bill Conti, John Glen, and Peter Lamont, to film reviews, and all the latest news, JBR covers it all.

With many years of faithful service to the Bond community, and features in Variety, The Times, BBC Radio 2, The Radio Times & TalkRADIO, James Bond Radio is your guide to all things 007.

DISCLAIMER: James Bond Radio is an unofficial entity and is not affiliated with EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. and Danjaq, LLC.

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It's time for the second instalment of our 007th anniversary episodes! This week, we're joined by 2 fearless listeners to talk all things Bond.

First up, we’re joined by our man in London, Commander Alex Robson, followed by our man Down Under, Commander Brendan Low.

JBR returns next week for more birthday banter. 

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James Bond Radio is the podcast for 007 fans. Join us every Friday as we explore the world of 007.

From celebrity interviews with the likes of Sir Roger Moore, Robert Davi, Bill Conti, John Glen, and Peter Lamont, to film reviews, and all the latest news, JBR covers it all.

With many years of faithful service to the Bond community, nearly 2.5 million iTunes downloads, and features in Variety, The Times, BBC Radio 2, The Radio Times & TalkRADIO, James Bond Radio is your guide to all things 007.

DISCLAIMER: James Bond Radio is an unofficial entity and is not affiliated with EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. and Danjaq, LLC.

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JBR is 007 years old!

To celebrate the first instalment of this year’s anniversary episodes we’ve invited 3 intrepid listeners onto the show to talk all things 007.

First up, we’re joined by the husband and wife duo Alan J. Porter and Gillian J. Porter authors of the newly released "Bond Bible" The James Bond Lexicon (Austin, Texas).

Next up we're joined by the man behind the 'Shaken Not Stirred' 007 Facebook group, Matt Wood (London, UK). And last but not least we're joined by our man in Gibraltar, Steven Sanchez (Gibraltar).

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JBR is 007 years old!

As usual we are planning on celebrating in style by inviting YOU, the JBR Family to join us on the show to talk Bond.

Click the link below for more details...

http://jamesbondradio.com/who-wants-to-be-on-jbrs-007th-anniversary-episode/

JBR Returns on Friday 16th April.

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"He has a powerful weapooooooon!" That's right, The Golden Gun has finally arrived. Join me as I open it for the first time.

PS. In a similar tradition to No Time To Die's release schedule, JBR will now be returning in early April. See you then, everybody!


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