James Bond AZ public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Hosted by lifelong James Bond fans – film journalist Tom Butler, journalist Tom Wheatley, and improviser Brendan Duffy – The James Bond A-Z Podcast is an encyclopaedic introduction to the people behind the world’s greatest spy film franchise. Going from A-Z, each episode covers the key creatives and characters from every James Bond film from 1962’s 'Dr No' to 2021’s 'No Time To Die', talking about Ken Adam to Max Zorin, and everything in-between (and yes, that includes 'Never Say Never Again ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
On the 100th episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy tackle 1977's The Spy Who Loved Me. Joined by our special guest Scott Hardy, from the SpyHards podcast, the team do a deep dive into the story behind Sir Roger Moore's third outing as James Bond 007. We explore the team behind the film, the story of its production…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy tackle 1974's The Man With The Golden Gun. The team do a deep dive into the story behind Sir Roger Moore's second outing as James Bond 007. We explore the team behind the film, the story of its production, its cast, the locations, stunts, and much more. We also look at…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy tackle 1987's The Living Daylights. The team do a deep dive into the story behind Timothy Dalton's debut as James Bond 007. We explore the team behind the film, the story of its production, the locations, stunts, and much more. We also look at the film's legacy, and wh…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy explore the characters creatives of the 007 films that fall under the letter T. Topics covered include: Lee Tamahori, the director of Die Another Day Tiger Tanaka, Bond's ally in You Only Live Twice Series regular Bill Tanner Sir Godfrey Tibbett, Patrick Macnee's memor…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by John Higgs, the author of Love and Let Die: Bond, the Beatles and the British Psyche, which is out now. The author of the new book which tells the story of a clash between the working-class and the establishment, and how both became global phenomenons. To…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by movie journalist Mark Harrison, to talk about 205's Spectre. The team do a deep dive into the story behind the fourth Daniel Craig Bond film, directed by Sir Sam Mendes, which hoped to repeat the success of 2012's Skyfall, but ultimately fell somewhat sho…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy explore the characters of the 007 films that fall under the letter S. Mixing the format up slightly, we're going head-to-head in a game of Bond characters t0p trump5 (not be confused with the card game brand). Tom and Brendan pit Bond girl vs Bond girl, villain v villa…
 
In the third and final part of this three-part special, The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by Tom Wheatley and a plethora of special guests to celebrate 60 Years of James Bond. Focussing on the eras of Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig the team share their favourite Bond movie moments, before we hear the choices …
 
In the second part of this three-part special, The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by Tom Wheatley and a plethora of special guests to celebrate 60 Years of James Bond. Focussing on the eras of Roger Moore and Timothy Dalton the team share their favourite Bond movie moments, before we hear the choices of: Layne …
 
In the first part of this three-part special, The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by Tom Wheatley and a plethora of special guests to celebrate 60 Years of James Bond. Focussing on the eras of Sean Connery and George Lazenby, the team share their favourite Bond movie moments, before we hear the choices of: Dr Ll…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by Phil Nobile Jr, the editor of Fangoria, to talk about 2012's Skyfall. The team do a deep dive into the story behind the third Daniel Craig Bond film, directed by Sir Sam Mendes, which landed in the 50th anniversary of of the Bond films. We explore the tea…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy explore the life and career of Harry Saltzman. The Canadian filmmaker was the co-producer of the first nine James Bond films from 1962's Dr. No up to 1974's The Man With The Golden Gun, and played an instrumental part in bringing Ian Fleming's creation to the big scree…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy explore the characters and creatives behind the 007 films that fall under the letter S. Topics covered include: GoldenEye composer Eric Serra Stunts legend Bob Simmons Suit designer Anthony Sinclair SPECTRE, Bond's longtime enemies, led by Blofeld Roger Spottiswoode, t…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by Kim Sherwood, the author of the new Bond book Double or Nothing, out now from Harper Collins. The author of the new thriller set in the world of 007 shares the story of how she was introduced to Bond, discusses her family connection to the films, and reve…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy explore the characters and creatives behind the 007 films that fall under the letter R. Topics covered include: R, the Quartermaster played by John Cleese in The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day. Dubbing legend Robert Rietty whose Bond credits are numerous. Hone…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by Ajay Chowdhury, the co-author of the acclaimed 800-page Bond biography Some Kind of Hero and spokesperson of the James Bond International Fan Club, to do a deep dive into the story behind 2008's Quantum of Solace, starring Daniel Craig as Ian Fleming's Ja…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by journalist Mark Harrison to do a deep dive into Q, the MI6 Quartermaster who has appeared in 22 out of the 25 Eon Bond films, as well as 1967's Casino Royale and 1983's Never Say Never Again. The episode takes a look at the history and origins of Q in the…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast host Tom Butler is joined by George Aldridge of Cinema Savvy and Mark O'Connell, author of Catching Bullets: Memoirs of a Bond Fan to explore the characters and creatives behind the 007 films that fall under the letter P. Topics covered include: Paloma, the instantly iconic No Time To Die character play…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast host Tom Butler is joined by Alan Porter (James Bond Lexicon) and Mike Reyes (Cinemablend) to do a deep dive into the story behind 1969's On Her Majesty's Secret Service, starring George Lazenby as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007. The episode covers the story of George Lazenby's one and only 007 film, from…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by Cam Smith from the SpyHards podcast to do a deep dive into the story behind 1983's Octopussy, starring Sir Roger Moore as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007. The episode covers the story of Roger Moore's sixth outing as Bond which came out the same year as Neve…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy explore the characters and creatives behind the 007 films that fall under the letter O. Topics covered include: Oddjob, the iconic Goldfinger henchman played by Harold Sakata O.K. Connery, the bizarre spy spoof starring Sean Connery's brother Neil that attracted an arr…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by author and journalist Mark Salisbury, the author of Titan Books' No Time To Die: The Making of the Film, making his podcasting debut. The author of the official making of book for No Time To Die, who enjoyed unparalleled access to the set of the 25th Jame…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by journalist Mark Harrison to do a deep dive into the story behind 2021's No Time To Die, starring Daniel Craig as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007. The episode covers the story of Daniel Craig's fifth and final outing as Bond which could easily claim the title…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley take a closer look at 'Never Say Never Again', the 1983 James Bond film starring Sean Connery as 007. The story of the second Bond movie not produced by Eon is a tangled web that begins in 1961 with the release of Ian Fleming's 'Thunderball'. This episod…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley explore the characters and creatives behind the 007 films that fall under the letter N. Topics covered include: Nick Nack, the diminutive henchman played by Hervé Villechaize in The Man With The Golden Gun. Necros, The Living Daylights heavy memorably po…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley take a closer look at Moonraker, the 1979 James Bond film starring Roger Moore as 007. Charting the journey from page to screen, this episode takes a deep dive into the making of Roger Moore's fourth Bond movie from its humble literary origins to the big…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley take a closer look at M, James Bond’s boss M, the Head of British Secret Service. We explore the origins of Ian Fleming's character and the people who are said to have inspired him. We take a look at all the screen incarnations and the actors behind the …
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley take a break from the regular routine to answer your Bond questions and conundrums. It's a bank holiday weekend in the UK, so we're throwing away the script to respond to some long overdue questions from you, our lovely listeners. Topics that we cover in…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley further explore the life and career of Sir Roger Moore, the third big screen Bond who played 007 a record-setting seven times on screen. A man with a legendary career deserves a legendary episode, this is the second part of a two-part special with this o…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley explore the life and career of Sir Roger Moore, the third big screen Bond who played 007 a record-setting seven times on screen. A man with a legendary career deserves a legendary episode, this is the first part of a two-part special with this one coveri…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley take a closer look at Miss Moneypenny, the secretary to Bond’s boss M, who has appeared in 23 of the 25 Bond films, and both non-canon Bond films. Did you know that during Lois Maxwell’s 14 films as Moneypenny she only appeared for a total of 20 minutes,…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley tackle more 007 filmmakers, characters and topics under the letter M. In this show you'll learn about: Long time Bond screenwriter Richard Maibaum Tom Mankiewicz, the screenwriter who ushered Bond into the 1970s Miniatures expert Derek Meddings Two-time …
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by author and filmmaker Gareth Owen who was the executive assistant of Sir Roger Moore for 15 years, and is the author of Raising an Eyebrow, My Life With Roger Moore. We talk to Gareth about meeting and working with Roger Moore right up until his death in 2…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley are joined by comic creator Mark Millar to talk about his new comic series The King of Spies, James Bond, Kingsman and much more. The King of Spies aims to do for Bond what Old Man Logan did for Wolverine, and tells the story of an ageing superspy who ai…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley are joined by Alan J. Porter of The James Bond Lexicon to take a look at the character of Felix Leiter. The character of Felix Leiter is integral to the story of Bond and originates in Ian Fleming's 007 novels. James Bond’s trusted ally has appeared in 1…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley take a deep dive into the making of 1973's 'Live And Let Die'. Sir Roger Moore makes his James Bond debut in this blaxploitation-tinged 007 adventure, and this episode covers how the film was brought to the screen. We explore how Roger landed the role of…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by Agent Scott of the SpyHards podcast to take a deep dive into the making of 1989's 'Licence To Kill'. Timothy Dalton's second and final 007 movie was a marked departure from the established Bond formula, and by design too. We explore why this film looks an…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy explore the life and career of George Lazenby, the second actor to play James Bond on the big screen. The Australian model-turned-actor was plucked from obscurity to play 007 in 1969's 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'. We explore his incredible rise to fame, how he la…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley tackle more filmmakers, characters and topics under the letter L. In this show you'll learn about: 'Licence To Kill's Lupe Lamora, played by Talisa Soto The legendary 007 production designer Peter Lamont Emilio Largo, the 'Thunderball' villain played by …
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley tackle the 007 kharacters and kreatives that fall under the letter K. In this show you'll learn about: Michael Kamen, the American composer on 'Licence To Kill'. Daniel Kleinman, the commercials director who took over title credits duties from Maurice Bi…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley tackle more filmmakers, characters and topics under the letter J. In this show you'll learn about: Jamaica, the spiritual home of James Bond where Ian Fleming wrote the 007 books, and provided the location for many films. Jaws, the iconic henchman played…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley tackle filmmakers, characters and topics under the letter H and I. In this show you'll learn about: Four time 007 director Guy Hamilton who directed 'Goldfinger', 'Diamonds Are Forever', 'Live and Let Die' and 'The Man With The Golden Gun'. Marvin Hamlis…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley take a deep dive into the making of the third Bond film: 1964's 'Goldfinger'. The episode explores: How the film built on the success of the first two 007 films to deliver one of the best entries in the series. How the film found a new director after Ter…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley take a deep dive into the making of 1995's 'GoldenEye', starring Pierce Brosnan as 007. The episode explores: Why there was such a long wait after 'Licence To Kill', and how Pierce Brosnan landed the role of 007. How the script was developed, the many wr…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley tackle the filmmakers, characters and topics of the 007 world that fall under the letter G. In this show you'll learn about: Dennis Gassner, the production designer who brought Bond into the 21st century on 'Quantum of Solace', 'Skyfall', and 'Spectre'. …
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler and Brendan Duffy are joined by film historian Dr Llewella Chapman, author of Fashioning James Bond: Costume, Gender and Identity in the World of 007. Dr Chapman joins us to talk about her excellent new book on the costumes of James Bond, her upcoming BFI Film Classics book about From R…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley take a deep dive into the making of 1963's 'From Russia With Love', starring Sean Connery as 007. The episode explores: How the producers of 'Dr. No' cooked up the first ever 007 sequel, and how the success of the first film impacted it. How the script w…
 
On this festive episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley dive headfirst into the spoilers of 'No Time To Die'.With the 25th James Bond film now out on DVD, Blu-ray, 4K and digital, it's finally time to share our thoughts on all the twists and turns of Daniel Craig's final 007 film.We also talk about th…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley are joined by British filmmaker, and CEO of Shogun Jonathan Sothcott Films.Jonathan joins us to talk about his love for the James Bond films of the 1980s, particularly John Glen's 1981 debut 'For Your Eyes Only'.He shares his favourite scenes, characters…
 
On this episode of The James Bond A-Z Podcast hosts Tom Butler, Brendan Duffy, and Tom Wheatley and joined by special guest Stu Rolls (@SOLTS007) to take a deep dive into the making of 1981's 'For Your Eyes Only', starring Roger Moore as 007.The episode explores:How the film attempted to reboot expectations of the James Bond films following the exc…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login