The Woman Who Invented James Bond?

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20161210Miles Jupp investigates the strange case of the woman who may have invented James Bond.
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He is the most famous spy of all time, a double "O" agent licensed to kill for his country, who has thrilled readers since his debut in 1953.

But could James Bond have been invented by another writer a full seven years before Ian Fleming introduced him to the world?

Miles Jupp investigates the strange case of Bottome...Phyllis Bottome and asks if she is the woman who invented James Bond.

Producer: David Stenhouse

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2016.

Miles Jupp investigates the strange case of the woman who may have invented James Bond.