James Bond fever has swept the nation with the release of the latest movie, Casino Royale. But James Bond is only a fictional character.
In this programme we meet two real James Bonds, officers who work for Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (MI6). They were interviewed by Colin Murray for the BBC.
Do real agents have a licence to kill? Does 'M' exist? What about gadgets? Find out the answers in this programme
in a foreign country
to recruit sources
to get people to work for you who can provide useful information
to mitigate a threat
to make the possibility of an attack less
to be overseen politically and legally
to have what you do supervised by politicians and lawyers
Programme script (pdf - 20k)
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The Official Secret Intelligence Service Website *
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