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The Three Ages of Bond: Part 3 – Suffering Bond (1961-1964)

Article by Revelator After For Your Eyes Only Bond was no longer a wonderful machine. Nor was he a fully-dimensional, complex human being—that would involve surrendering his role as a male-fantasy projection—but he was considerably more human than before. Why? Because Ian Fleming failed. He explained why in an interview with Counterpoint: Now, you’ll notice that…

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Dan Stevens reads ‘The Living Daylights’

Back on October 24th, 2011, BBC Radio 4 broadcast a special 27-minute reading of Ian Fleming’s James Bond short story ‘The Living Daylights‘ read by Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens. The broadcaster recently repeated the recording as part of BBC Radio 4 Extra’s ‘The Spying Game’ series. Dan also lent his voicing talents to the 007…