James Bond & Friends

James Bond & Friends – Episode 0030: A Security Risk

November 9th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. <img src=”https://www.thejamesbonddossier.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/james-bond-and-friends.jpg”> How did the character of Moneypenny evolve from page to screen? In light of the news that Naomie Harris has suggested an independent Moneypenny adventure, we delve into the character of M’s long-serving secretary and the other […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0029: Survey Says

October 24th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere.  This episode is quite different to anything we’ve done before and was great fun to record. I’ve never laughed so much during a recording, as you’ll find out when you listen. We asked 100 James Bond fans… Taking […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0028: Quite A Sacrifice

October 16th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How do the films most faithful to Fleming stack up against the best original adventures? The panel selects their favourite film from the franchise that is closest to the Ian Fleming source material and – conversely – picks out […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0027: This Call Is Being Recorded

October 10th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Does the scale of the villain’s plot affect the quality of the adventure? We explore a hypothesis that the effectiveness of a James Bond film is related to the scale and stakes of the villain’s plot. Along the way […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0026: The Rule of ’80s Bond

October 1st, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Which two pictures make the best double feature? We explore the history of Bond double bills before pitching our ultimate double features to screen in our imaginary picture house. Our selections are designed to showcase some interesting tone, thematic […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0025: A Special Relationship

September 20th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How is America treated in the James Bond series? We kick off this week talking about the use of American locations in the James Bond novels and films, and quickly get detoured in to a deeper discussion about how […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0024: Freddy’s Got A Cold

September 11th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Who should cover a Bond song? We draft in new artists to perform cues for an imaginary ‘Shaken And Stirred’ album for the 2010s. With only our regular panelists’ suspect musical taste and Q The Music’s Warren Ringham to […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0023: Stop Apologizing

September 5th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Why do the origins of characters have to be explained? In part two of our recording with Joseph Darlington, Head of Section at Being James Bond, we cover some recent 007 news not related to Bond 25 and answer […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0022: Mr White’s Banana

August 28th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. What’s in a name? We welcome Joseph Darlington, Head of Section at Being James Bond, to the panel as we discuss the Bond 25 title drop ‘No Time To Die.’ Announced without much fanfare on an otherwise quiet Tuesday, […]

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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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