Meeting ‘M’-Eliza Manningham-Buller by Paul Jamieson

In Scotland we’d call it ‘dreich’ but in London I suppose the weather that evening its more akin to damp with showers. Think London Skyfall scene outside M’s residence and that would be both accurate and appropriate. I was walking through London that evening with a work colleague trying to push our way through both…

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Roger Moore Retrospective (Part 2) | Podcast #116

This week we’re concluding over 2 years of Roger Moore 007 coverage with the final part of the Roger-spective. We’ll be looking at our favourite deadly situations, fight scenes, chases, villain deaths and a whole lot Moore…er…more. In addition, we’ll be revealing the winner of our recent JBR family poll to see who YOU want…

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Big Chief Studios 1:6 Scale Goldfinger Collector Figures – Report by Simon Gardner

  At long last we have a new 007 collection available for James Bond collectors. Three 1:6 scale collector figures from the 1964 classic Goldfinger, including James Bond in his iconic three-piece grey suit, treacherous villain, Auric Goldfinger, and formidable henchman, Oddjob. I was fortunate enough to see these figures for the first time at…

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James Bond Movie Marathon – Report by Becca Andrews

During the weekend of 28th and 29th January, a small but dedicated group of the JBR family attended the James Bond all night movie marathon at the Prince Charles Cinema just off Leicester Square, central London. Six classic 007 films were screened in front of a sold out cinema, arguably (in this fan’s opinion) among…

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Who Wants To Be On The Show For JBR’s 3rd Birthday?

James Bond Radio is 003 years old! It’s been another incredible year at JBR. From our dream come true moment interviewing Sir Roger Moore, to getting the chance to talk to Madeline Smith, Alan Tomkins and Peter Lamont. It’s been amazing to get the “inside-Bond” stories right from the people who were there on set. Also,…

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Roger Moore Retrospective (Part 1) | Podcast #115

Now we’ve completed our reviews for all 7 Roger Moore, James Bond films it’s time to look back on the entire period for one final retrospective. This time we’ll be looking at all of our favourite Roger moments from his ‘Bond…James Bonds’ to his M scenes, his Q scenes and his Moneypenny scenes. This is…

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Reading Fleming: Casino Royale (1953) by Benjamin Clow

As important as the Bond films are let’s never forget where it all started.  Benjamin Clow takes a look at Ian Fleming’s first novel and provides us with a unique perspective on the literary side of Bond.  What are your thoughts on Fleming’s Casino Royale novel?  Let us know in the comments.  Also, if you’d…

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Who would you like to see helm Bond 25?

So folks, here we have the ultimate poll on who you think should helm Bond 25! Everyone has up to three votes and a week to get their votes in. We obviously couldn’t list every director out there but this should cover the majority of peoples’ thoughts. Click on the below link and let us…

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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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