James Bond & Friends

James Bond & Friends – Episode 0021: Richard Burton’s Bar Tab

August 22nd, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How much money does a Bond film really cost to make? With the news that one of Bond 25’s distribution partners Annapurna is having some money troubles, we dive deep into the murky waters of the business of the […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0020: Lounging Around With Goldfinger

August 7th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How have Bond’s key allies translated from page to screen? Observing the passing of David Hedison – two time Felix Leiter – we note how he became the first man to return to the role some 10 years later […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0019: Derek Meddings’s Salt Shaker

July 26th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. In space, can you hear the James Bond screenwriters scream? Space has been a recurring element in the James Bond film series, appearing in 7 adventures so far, and it was almost 8! As the 50th anniversary of the […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0018: Stepping on Rakes

July 22nd, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. I didn’t participate in this latest episode and haven’t yet had a chance to listen to it. But, rest assured, you can expect the normal mix of Bond banter and bad jokes as an assortment of 007 fans discuss all […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0017: Holographic Roger Moore

July 9th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How has fandom changed over the years? It’s so secret that we neglect to mention the name of the event! Mark and Calvin recount their amazing day at Secret Cinema’s Casino Royale show (spoiler-free) and we ponder what other […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0016: Powered By Explodium

July 3rd, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on iTunes and elsewhere. Who can defend the indefensible? We experiment with a new format for this episode where each guest takes a turn to ‘defend the indefensible’ and make their case for an unpopular opinion in the James Bond universe. Will anyone have […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0015 (Escort Required)

June 25th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on iTunes and elsewhere. Did this ever happen to the other fellas? This week we dive into a retrospective of ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.’ As it celebrates its 50th anniversary, we look back on the film that’s often dubbed the ‘odd-one-out’ by the […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0014 (The Dirty F Word)

June 15th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on iTunes and elsewhere. Have the recent Daniel Craig films regressed in their representation of women? This week we tackle the topic of diversity, representation of women and minority characters in Bond films, welcoming a new guest Associate Professor Lisa Funnell. We round out […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0013 (The Peeing Dog)

May 28th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on iTunes and elsewhere. In another epic recording session in which we overcame the numerous technical issues we now expect when recording across diverse points around the world comes episode 13 of James Bond & Friends. Here’s the podcast description: Has public opinion of […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0012 (Cai-Cai-Cairo)

May 20th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on iTunes and elsewhere. How much of a Bond film is recycled from unused scripts? In the first segment, we wrap up some loose ends and dive in to the latest Bond 25 media coverage including Daniel Craig’s injury and how Twitter would cover […]

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