James Bond - On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Episodes

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0120160509 (BBC7)
20160510 (BBC7)

Hunting for SPECTRE boss Ernst Stavro Blofeld, James Bond meets a tragic contessa.

4 Extra Debut. Hunting for SPECTRE boss Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Bond meets a tragic contessa. Joanna Lumley reads Ian Fleming's thriller.

0220160510 (BBC7)
20160511 (BBC7)

Having rescued the beautiful contessa, 007 gains an unlikely ally.

Having rescued the beautiful contessa, 007 gains an unlikely ally and a lead in his search for Blofeld. Read by Joanna Lumley.

0320160511 (BBC7)
20160512 (BBC7)

Bond receives confirmation of Blofeld's whereabouts and adopts a disguise.

Bond receives confirmation of Blofeld's whereabouts and adopts a disguise in pursuit of his quarry. Read by Joanna Lumley.

0420160512 (BBC7)
20160513 (BBC7)

Adopting a cover identity, 007 hits Switzerland in search of the elusive Blofeld.

Adopting a cover identity, 007 hits Switzerland in search of the elusive Blofeld. Joanna Lumley reads Ian Fleming's thriller.

0520160513 (BBC7)
20160514 (BBC7)

In the guise of Sir Hilary Bray, Bond contacts Blofeld and learns more about his hideaway.

In the guise of Sir Hilary Bray, Bond contacts Blofeld and learns more about his Alpine hideaway. Read by Joanna Lumley.

0620160516 (BBC7)
20160517 (BBC7)

Bond has made contact with Blofeld, but fears his cover story has been compromised.

James Bond has made contact with Blofeld, but fears his cover story has been compromised. Joanna Lumley reads Ian Fleming's thriller in ten-parts.

First published in 1963, this was Fleming's 11th Bond novel, sandwiched between 'The Spy Who Loved Me' and 'You Only Live Twice'. In movie terms, this was the sixth of the original Bond movie franchise with George Lazenby playing the hero and Diana Rigg as Tracy.

The reader Joanna Lumley had a small, unnamed role in the 1969 film of 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service', being simply referred to as 'The English Girl'.

Abridged by Michael Bakewell.

Producer: David Benedictus

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

0720160517 (BBC7)
20160518 (BBC7)

James Bond's cover has been blown, so he must battle to escape Blofeld's Alpine hideaway.

James Bond's cover has been blown, so he must battle to escape Blofeld's Alpine hideaway - and fast. Read by Joanna Lumley.

0820160518 (BBC7)
20160519 (BBC7)

Having evaded capture by Blofeld's men, Bond tries to establish what the villain is up to.

Having evaded capture by Blofeld's men in Switzerland, Bond tries to establish what the villain is up to. Read by Joanna Lumley.

0920160519 (BBC7)
20160520 (BBC7)

Blofeld's evil plan is revealed, and Bond uses unconventional means to stop him.

With Blofeld's evil plan revealed, he must be stopped. But Bond is forced to use unconventional means. Read by Joanna Lumley.

1020160520 (BBC7)
20160521 (BBC7)

Battling the evil Blofeld, Bond joins forces with Draco.

Battling the evil Blofeld, Bond joins forces with Draco. All looks plain sailing for 007 and Tracy. Concluded by Joanna Lumley.