23: From Modesty Blaise to Mick Herron on Dead Drop 5

We talk Mick Herron, Ian Fleming, Len Deighton, John Le Carre and many more on Dead Drop 5 Today we launch a new series for Spybrary, it is called DEAD DROP 5. Today’s guest is deep under cover, behind the wall embedded in Communist East Berlin, he has asked his SIS handler to stash 5…

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22: What exactly is ‘The Prisoner’ all about?

We talk all about the British Cult Classic TV show 'The Prisoner' starting Patrick McGoohan on today's  Spybrary Spy Podcast Today we are going to do something a little different. As regular listeners know the reason I cannot put out a weekly show is that I insist on reading the book of a guest before…

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21: The Bureau Review with Jeremy Duns

The Bureau (French Spy Thriller) review     Author Jeremy Duns shares his thoughts on the highly acclaimed French Spy Thriller TV series The Bureau. 'The Bureau (original title: Le Bureau des légendes) is a French political thriller television series created by Éric Rochant and produced by Canal+, which revolves around the lives of agents…

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20: Go Into the Shadows with Michael Brady

 Into the Shadows - The Fever with Michael Brady Lt Col Michael Brady was an intelligence officer for over 20 years. Find out more about his first spy novel 'Into the Shadows' on the Spybrary Podcast with Host Shane Whaley. Today we talk to debut author Michael Brady about his spy book Into the Shadows:…

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19: Running Blind – Desmond Bagley Review

Desmond Bagley Classic Running Blind Review Episode 19 of the Spybrary Podcast sees the return of the Brush Pass Series. Matthew Bradford from the excellent Double O Section spy blog shares with us his thoughts on the Desmond Bagley classic 'Running Blind'. Also in this episode of the Spybrary Spy Podcast  Host Shane Whaley shares…

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18: A Legacy of Spies -John Le Carre review

Legacy of Spies Podcast Round Table   September 7th saw  the publication of the latest John Le Carre novel 'A Legacy of Spies.' Is it any good? Does the master still have it? What do some of his most ardent fans think? Today’s podcast is a round table episode, Spybrary Host Shane Whaley is joined…

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17: John Le Carre talk in London – Field Report

An Evening with John Le Carre John Le Carre gave a rousing talk and answered questions at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Spybrary Podcast was there and we bring you this first ever field report. Billed as 'An Evening with George Smiley' John Le Carre packed out the Royal Festival Hall and his talk was…

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16: Barry Lancet reveals how an approach by a Soviet Spy inspired ‘The Spy Across The Table’

The Spy Across The Table - Interview with Barry Lancet Author Barry Lancet reveals how an approach by a Soviet spy to recruit him inspired his 4th Jim Brodie book The Spy Across The Table published by Simon and Schuster. We are going in a different direction today. Today’s guest has just published a thriller…

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15: Interview With Mike Ripley Kiss Kiss Bang Bang author

Interview with Mike Ripley, Author of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Gourmets have the Michelin Guide, spy fans can now call upon Mike Ripley's Kiss Kiss Bang The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to The Eagle Has Landed. Mike Ripley the author of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang has probably read more spy books than…

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