Alex Jennings reads from Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel, abridged by Sally Marmion.


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BAB012002123020111017 (R4+)
20121001 (R4+)
20121002 (R4+)
The stakes are high in a dangerous game of chance for James Bond.
Ian Fleming's classic spy novel read by Alex Jennings.
Secret agent 007 prepares to meet his enemy, the lethal RUSSIAn Le Chiffe.
The stakes are high in a dangerous game of chance for Agent 007.
The stakes are high in a dangerous game of chance for Agent 007. Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel read by Alex Jennings.
BAB022002123120111018 (R4+)
20121002 (R4+)
20121003 (R4+)
Bond is unhappy with his new sidekick, but can she find a way to thaw him out? Alex Jennings reads Ian Fleming's classic novel.
Bond is unhappy with his new sidekick, but can she find a way to thaw him out?
As 007 prepares for the game, he meets the girl from HQ, the beautiful Vesper Lynd.
BAB032003010120111019 (R4+)
20121003 (R4+)
20121004 (R4+)
Bond deals with a bomb attack, but can he fend off the charms of his new colleague? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
Bond deals with a bomb attack, but can he fend off the charms of his new colleague?
Bond deals with a bomb attack, but can he fend off the charms of his new colleague? Alex Jennings reads Ian Fleming's classic spy novel.
BAB042003010220111020 (R4+)
20121004 (R4+)
20121005 (R4+)
Bond is at the baccarat table, but will his enemy Le Chiffre have the winning hand? Alex Jennings reads Ian Fleming's novel.
Bond is at the baccarat table, but will his enemy Le Chiffre have the winning hand?
The game is baccarat, but whose side is Lady Luck on?
BAB052003010320111021 (R4+)
20121005 (R4+)
20121006 (R4+)
Locked in a battle of wills, Bond's salvation comes from an unexpected quarter.
Alex Jennings reads Ian Fleming's classic novel.
Can Bond turn the tables on Le Chiffre?
Locked in a battle of wills, Bond's salvation comes from an unexpected quarter. Alex Jennings reads Ian Fleming's classic novel.
BAB062003010620111024 (R4+)
20121008 (R4+)
20121009 (R4+)
Bond has won.
Will he live long enough to enjoy victory? Is Le Chiffre really beaten? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
Will he live long enough to enjoy victory? Is Le Chiffre really beaten?
Bond has won at the gaming table, but his enemy is by no means defeated yet.
Bond has won. Will he live long enough to enjoy victory? Is Le Chiffre really beaten?
Bond has won. Will he live long enough to enjoy victory? Is Le Chiffre really beaten? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
BAB072003010720111025 (R4+)
20121009 (R4+)
20121010 (R4+)
Bond is captive.
No help can possibly reach him in time.
He is at Le Chiffre's mercy.
Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
Bond is in a delicate position and Le Chiffre is not disposed to mercy.
Bond is captive, and no help can possibly reach him in time. He is at Le Chiffre's mercy.
Bond is captive, and no help can possibly reach him in time. He is at Le Chiffre's mercy. Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
BAB082003010820111026 (R4+)
20121010 (R4+)
20121011 (R4+)
Bond is convalescent.
Could Le Chiffre have been right? Is it time for games to end? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
Could Le Chiffre have been right? Is it time for games to end?
007 has time to reflect.
Bond is convalescent. Could Le Chiffre have been right - is it time for the games to end?
Bond is convalescent. Could Le Chiffre have been right - is it time for the games to end? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
BAB092003010920111027 (R4+)
20121011 (R4+)
20121012 (R4+)
Bond is confused.
Reunited with Vesper, their love continues.
But what troubles her? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
But what troubles her?
Bond finds a sign in the stars.
Bond is confused. Reunited with Vesper, their love continues. But what troubles her?
Bond is confused. Reunited with Vesper, their love continues. But what troubles her? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
BAB10 LAST2003011020111028 (R4+)
20121012 (R4+)
20121013 (R4+)
Bond is betrayed.
It seems the true enemy is much closer to home than he realises.
Alex Jennings concludes the spy classic.
Bond and Vesper spend a final night by the sea.
Bond is betrayed, and it seems the true enemy is much closer to home than he realises.
Bond is betrayed, and it seems the true enemy is much closer to home than he realises. Alex Jennings concludes the spy classic.
BBC701 20081027 (R7)
20081028 (R7)
20090601 (R7)
20090602 (R7)
A dangerous game of chance for James Bond.
Will his new sidekick prove a liability?
BBC702 20081028 (R7)
20081029 (R7)
20090602 (R7)
20090603 (R7)
Bond manages to deal with a bomb attack, but will Le Chiffre have the winning hand?
BBC703 20081029 (R7)
20081030 (R7)
20090603 (R7)
20090604 (R7)
Bond is locked in a battle of wills, but victory at the gaming table is no guarantee.
Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
Bond is gaining the upper hand, but can he stay alive long enough to enjoy victory? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
Episode 5-6 of 10.
BBC704 20081030 (R7)
20081031 (R7)
20090604 (R7)
20090605 (R7)
Bond is captive, and beyond help.
Is Le Chiffre right? Is it time for games to end?
Is Le Chiffre right? Is it time for games to end? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
Episode 7-8 of 10.
BBC705 LAST 20081031 (R7)
20081101 (R7)
20090605 (R7)
20090606 (R7)
Bond is reunited with Vesper, but it seems the true enemy is much closer to home.
Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.
Bond is reunited with Vesper, but he soon realises the true enemy is closer to home.
Episode 9-10 of 10.

Duration

  • 15 Minutes

Genre

  • Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Readings

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Trivia

  • The first BBC7 broadcasts merged two episodes into one, resulting in a five part 30 minitue series.

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