G: Lewis Gilbert, John Glen, General Gogol and more


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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'.

Lewis Gilbert, the director of 'You Only Live Twice', 'The Spy Who Loved Me', and 'Moonraker'.

John Glen, editor, second unit, and the 1980s Bond director on 'For Your Eyes Only', 'Octopussy', 'A View To A Kill', 'The Living Daylights', and 'Licence To Kill'.

General Gogol, the recurring character played by Walter Gotell in six James Bond films from 'The Spy Who Loved Me' up to 'The Living Daylights'.

Martin Grace, the legendary stunt performer who regularly doubled for Roger Moore.

Sir Frederick Gray, the Whitehall minister played by Geoffrey Keen in six Bond films.

Dickie Graydon, another legendary stunt performer on the 007 films.

We also talk about a number of characters from Pussy Galore and Goldfinger to Red Grant and Gustav Graves.

James Bond will return... in next week's James Bond's A-Z Podcast.

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