James Bond | The changing world of 007
CHANNEL | Radio 4
FIRST BROADCAST | 06 April 1997
DURATION | 8 minutes 42 seconds
In this item from 'Books & Company', Raymond Benson talks about the challenges he faces as the latest author of the post-Fleming Bond novels. Peter Jenson-Smith, Ian Fleming's literary agent, discusses the qualities the writer himself would have looked for in a successor, while novelist Beryl Bainbridge speculates on how alternative Bond scenarios might play out with 007's reading public.
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A part exchange with a difference.
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Directing James Bond.
On location with 'Moonraker'.
High living, fast cars and beautiful women.
Has feminism finally caught up with 007?
Miss Moneypenny's guide to the theme songs of the James Bond films.
The shifting identity of James Bond.
What does the future hold for the gadgetry of 007?
How the score can seal a box-office success.
Celebrating the centenary of James Bond's creator.
Who was Ian Fleming's inspiration for 007?
A literary renaissance for James Bond?
On the set of the tenth Bond movie.
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