JBR on the Thames – An Absolute “RIB” Blast!

On 10th December 2016, a few lucky James Bond Radio listeners embarked on a special mission. As an added bonus to the London’s Calling JBR meet up, Chris was able to book an exclusive RIB on the Thames experience (that’s Rigid Inflatable Boat – for those who are wondering).  They even used the very same boat…

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Dr No Soundtrack Review | The Music of Bond Podcast #004 & #005

Today on The Music Of Bond the team delve into 1962’s Dr. No score by Monty Norman. The earliest film in the series, and the weirdest Soundtrack Album to date (only 7 of the tracks actually appear in the film!) so there is much to discuss and delve into. From Mango Tree to 3 Blind…

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A View To A Kill (Listener Reviews) | Podcast #114

It’s time to turn the microphone over to the JBR listeners to hear their thoughts on Sir Roger’s final turn as Bond: A View To A Kill. Will it be a landslide of love? Will it be a hurricane of hate? Will it be a meadow of middle-ness? The only way to find out is…

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You Only Live Splice: The Editing of John Glen

Dan Gale returns from the field for his second JBR documentary: You Only Live Splice. This time it’s a video only podcast exploring the editing work of everyone’s favourite 80s Bond director, John Glen. Get ready to be blown away with killer visuals, biting wit and more in-jokes than you could shake a Walther PPK…

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The Big James Bond Boxing Day Quiz 2016

Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas Bond fans! It’s that time of year again. The fire is roaring, the presents have been opened and the family bickering has died down and it’s time for some Bond. We have one hundred killer questions for you that will put your Bondian brain to the test. Do you have…

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A Closer Look at A View To A Kill | Podcast #113

As a movie that divides opinion among Bond fans we thought we’d dig a little deeper into A View To A Kill this week. Before we turn the microphone over to the JBR listeners for our upcoming ‘Listener Review’ episode, we decided to seek out two proud defenders of the film. First up we have…

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Derek Watkins: The James Bond Trumpeter | The Music of Bond Podcast #003

On this week’s Music Of Bond, hosts Warren and Chris chat about a real unsung hero of the James Bond franchise – the 007 Trumpeter Derek Watkins. Derek has played on the soundtrack for every film from Dr. No to Skyfall, and has undoubtedly helped shape the sound of the films. We also speak to…

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A View To A Kill Reviewed (Part 2) | Podcast #112

JBR is back to conclude our review of the final instalment of Roger Moore’s Bond: A View To A Kill. This time it’s all about Screamin’ Stacey Sutton, Murderous May Day, big ole blimps and The Golden Gate Bridge. Also hear the full report from Q The Music’s recent gig at The Harlington Theatre. Stories…

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Composer John Altman Explains What Went Wrong with GoldenEye’s Score (EXCLUSIVE)

To call Eric Serra’s “GoldenEye” score an acquired taste is putting it mildly. Though some fans appreciate its originality, the vast majority find its synth-heavy sound lacks the rich orchestral flavor that’s been an integral part of the 007 film series since the very beginning. In fact, during James Bond Radio podcast #023, Tom Sears…

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Meet Warren Ringham

*One of our new recruits at James Bond Radio is trumpet blower, Warren Ringham. As the band leader of Q The Music (The world’s greatest James Bond Concert Experience), Warren has a unique knowledge of the music of Bond, so we decided to bring him on board for our monthly podcast series ‘The Music of Bond.’ So…

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