Agent of Influence – Jeremy Duns on Antony Terry

“Have no fear,” Fleming advises reporter Antony Terry in 1955, “you are by far the best correspondent in Germany and all you have to do is to write what you think and not be afraid of it”  (Lenart, Judith, comp. Yours Ever Ian Fleming: Letters to and from Antony Terry. Nelson, New Zealand: Printhouse Nelson…

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…

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…