The JBR Bond Villain Rating System

Following our special two-parter podcast on the villains of Bond, we’ve decided to rank each of them using our official, tiered rating system. The rules are simple: 4 villains per tier with each villain placed in order of preference. So JBR listeners, are you up to the challenge of making your very own Bond villain ratings list?…

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The James Bond Radio Listener Hall of Fame

Hey JBR listeners, To keep a record of our most dedicated listeners, we thought we’d make a page purely to display your dedicated-ness. So if you’re part of the elite crew of James Bond Radio T-shirt owners, please post a photo of you with your T-shirt in the comments section below.

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Win A Complete Set of Charlie Higson Young Bond Books!

IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME! I (Tom) am having a bit of a clear-out and thought I’d pass some Bond love onto the JBR Army. I’ll be giving away an entire set of Charlie Higson, Young Bond paperbacks! Silverfin, Bloodfever, Double or Die, Hurricane Gold, By Royal Command, Danger Society: The Young Bond Dossier AND the Silverfin…

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An Alternate World of James Bond – The Rough With The Smooth (Part 2)

(Long time JBR listener, Matthew Grice returns to continue his fictional taste of what might have happened had the Kevin McClory/Ian Fleming dispute turned out a little differently. If you missed it, here’s part one). Late 1963, early 1964 saw the production of ‘Goldfinger’. This was Connery’s third Bond film and was helmed by director…

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SPECTRE Speculation: A Possible Theory For Bond 24?

(JBR Listener, Jack Lugo speculates on the themes involved in Bond 24. I think it goes without saying that if you’re trying to avoid all things that may end up as potential spoilers, then it’s probably best to avoid this post. With that said, it is ONLY speculation…) Okay, I may be reading too much…

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David Arnold Live Review – Dublin 22nd January 2015

David Arnold Live – Dublin 22nd January 2015 What a night I had last week, David Arnold played with the RTE orchestra at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, as part of their signature series. It was a night of classic film scores from various movies that David has composed. Along with Nicholas Dodd conducting,…

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The Day I Met Sir Roger Moore!

James Bond Radio listener Simon Uskuri tells the tale of his meeting with Sir Roger Moore at his “My Word Is My Bond” book signing at the National Theatre, London. Funnily enough, Chris and I were at that very same event. Chris behaved like a gentleman, whereas I was escorted away by security for trying to get…

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Who Wants To Be On The Show?

James Bond Radio is one year old!  After releasing our very first episode last year (on the 007th of February, no less) we’ve grown into a 31 episode-strong podcast packed to the rafters with Bondian goodness. We’ve learned so much about Bond over the last year and had the chance to meet some amazing people from the…

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Meet Your Hosts

Whenever we have a guest on the podcast we always begin by asking them our list of 007 Quickfire Questions. Whether they’re a Lazenby lover or a Daniel devotee, whether they’re a Goldfinger groupie or they’re Moonraker mad, these questions are a great way to get a solid snapshot of everybody’s tastes in Bond. Now that we’ve…

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An Alternate World of James Bond 007 – The Rough With The Smooth

Long time JBR listener, Matthew Grice gives us a little fictional taste of what might have happened had the Kevin McClory/Ian Fleming dispute turned out a little differently. In January 1959 an Irish filmmaker called Kevin McClory was introduced to a secret agent.   This secret agent was called James Bond and had appeared in six…

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