James Bond | The changing world of 007

Books & Company | James Bond

The shifting identity of James Bond.

CHANNEL | Radio 4

FIRST BROADCAST | 06 April 1997

DURATION | 8 minutes 42 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1997

Synopsis

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.

Contributors

John Walsh
Presenter
Beryl Bainbridge
Contributor
Raymond Benson
Contributor
Peter Jenson-Smith
Contributor
John Little
Contributor
Contributor
Subject of programme
Lisa Osbourne
Producer

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