Alice and Rob talk about James Bond, the spy and hero of the novels by Ian Fleming. A new book, Carte Blanche, was recently published but it's not been written by Bond's most famous author.
This week's question:
What was the title of the first-ever James Bond story written by Ian Fleming?
a) Diamonds Are Forever
b) From Russia With Love
c) Casino Royale
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!
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here, knowing a lot about culture, fashion and other topics which are considered socially important
invented or made up by someone for a story
books which tell a story
fascinated and excited
made something in the look or style of something else
discussed or considered
has never been better
listen to someone's conversation without them knowing
- iris recognition
technology from a James Bond film which can identify you by scanning your iris - the coloured area around the centre of your eye
thinking more carefully or effectively than an opponent or rival, perhaps working out their plans before they can put them into action
- cutting edge
very up-to-date or modern
successful brand which belongs to a company; here, the James Bond film series