We've been expecting you: Dr Llewella Chapman on From Russia With Love


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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 Russia With Love, and much much more.

For 35% off Fashioning James Bond: Costume, Gender and Identity in the World of 007, order it from www.bloomsbury.com and use the following discount code before the end of February 2022. UK: BONDUK, North America: BONDUS, Australia: BONDAU

On this episode Dr Chapman discusses how her new book came together, discusses the James Bond tailors that she interviewed, and her experiences reading the original Ian Fleming manuscripts.

She also discusses the importance of costuming in From Russia With Love and the Bond films at large, her hopes for the future of 007, and much, much more.

Follow Llewella on Twitter: @LlewellaChapman

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