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Moonraker

4 Extra Debut. It's 1954, Churchill sends 007 undercover to protect atomic rocket Moonraker against possible treachery. Stars Toby Stephens.

It's 1954 and British patriot Sir Hugo Drax has built an atomic rocket, Moonraker, vital to Britain's defences.

It's ready for a trial launch. But after a double-murder, James Bond goes undercover at Moonraker's secret base. He and agent Gala Brand discover possible treachery. Can they prevent a catastrophe?

All-star guided missile drama with Toby Stephens and Samuel West.

Martin Jarvis directs Archie Scottney's compelling and surprisingly up-to-date dramatisation of Ian Fleming's novel.

James Bond ...... Toby Stephens
Sir Hugo Drax ...... Samuel West
Sir Winston Churchill ...... John Baddeley
Moneypenny ...... Janie Dee
'M' ...... John Standing
'Q' ...... Julian Sands
Vallance ...... Jared Harris
Prof Train ...... Patricia Hodge
Gala ...... Katherine Kingsley
Basildon ...... Nigel Anthony
Krebs ...... Nigel Anthony
Meyer ...... Simon de Deney
Dr Walter ...... Simon de Deney
Trimble ...... Simon de Deney
Movietone ...... Jon Glover
Minister ...... Jon Glover
Broadcaster ...... Ian Ogilvy
Brevett ...... Matthew Wolf
Countdown ...... Darren Richardson
Captain ...... Kenneth Danziger
Ian Fleming ...... Martin Jarvis

Sound design: Mark Holden
Specially composed music: Mark Holden and Mike Lopez

Producer: Rosalind Ayres
Director: Martin Jarvis

A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in March 2018.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 27 Dec 2019 03:00

Credits

Role Contributor
James Bond Toby Stephens
Sir Hugo Drax Samuel West
Sir Winston Churchill John Baddeley
Moneypenny Janie Dee
'M' John Standing
'Q' Julian Sands
Vallance Jared Harris
Prof Train Patricia Hodge
Gala Katherine Kingsley
Basildon Nigel Anthony
Krebs Nigel Anthony
Meyer Simon de Deney
Dr Walter Simon de Deney
Trimble Simon de Deney
Movietone Jon Glover
Minister Jon Glover
Broadcaster Ian Ogilvy
Brevett Matthew Wolf
Countdown Darren Richardson
Captain Kenneth Danziger
Ian Fleming Martin Jarvis
Author Ian Fleming
Adaptor Archie Scottney
Director Martin Jarvis
Producer Rosalind Ayres

Broadcasts

  • Sat 31 Mar 2018 14:30
  • Boxing Day 2019 15:00
  • Fri 27 Dec 2019 03:00