M Is for Maxwell Knight
4 Extra Debut. Christopher Lee tells the story of the naturalist broadcaster, spymaster and inspiration for 'M' in James Bond. From January 2009.
Writer and historian Christopher Lee tells the story of the popular 1950s radio and television naturalist Maxwell Knight, who led a secret existence as an MI5 spy runner. He discovers what it was about this quietly spoken and gentle man that made him such a successful spymaster and inspired Ian Fleming to use him as a model for the character of M in his James Bond novels.