Listeners of Spybrary met up in Berlin to follow in the footsteps of Len Deighton's Bernard Samson. Be a fly on the wall as the Spybrarians visit Berlin landmarks. Listen to the spy book, tv, movie and music chat as the beers flow!Full shownotes to appear soon. … [Read more...] about Len Deighton and Bernard Samson’s Berlin. Spybrary Meetup (ep 60)
If you're a fan of the spy-fi side of spy fiction chances are you're a fan of The Avengers. With Patrick Macnee as the debonair John Steed alongside fellow agents such as Diana Rigg's Emma Peel, it's become a quintessential piece of 1960s British television. Indeed, the series was part of my teenage years as I watched re-runs of it and The Saint on BBC America some four decades after it originally … [Read more...] about Review – The Avengers: Too Many Targets
Spybrary Spy Podcast and the SpyWrite Spy blog have teamed up to give you a a chance to vote for your favourite spy movies in our Spy Movie Hall of Fame poll. On this, our 59th episode Spywrite's Jeff Quest and Spybrary Host Shane Whaley talk through the movies nominated by Spybrarians in our Listeners facebook group. Jeff and Shane talk through the good, the bad and the not yet … [Read more...] about 59: Spy Movie Hall of Fame Poll
Spybrary Spy Podcast with Matthew Kresal Robert Sellars - Battle for Bond - Brush Pass Review -Episode 58 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast After a rejuvenating few months at Shrublands our Brush Pass Reviews makes a welcome return to the Spybrary Spy Podcast.Matthew Kresal's brush pass has been decoded. Tune in and hear his transmission where he gives us his rapid briefing on the Battle for Bond, … [Read more...] about 58: Battle for Bond- Brush Pass Review
Having read and very much enjoyed The Fever, the opening salvo from Michael Brady's Into The Shadows range, I was eager to dig into the second volume. This one would take the firmly established CIA non-official cover (NOC) officer Michael Brennan to Asia in what seemed to be another tale potentially ripped from the headlines. Would it live up to volume one, though? As the book opens, Brennan is … [Read more...] about Review – Into The Shadows: Assassination Corps
Mick Herron and Spybrary Spy Podcast's man in the UK David Craggs Our man in the UK, David Craggs, has been out and about and was lucky enough to have lunch with the UK's top spy master, Mick Herron. Here is his top secret report direct from a table somewhere in Oxford : “After events in Salisbury and with the UK terror threat off the Richter scale, one could have been forgiven for thinking … [Read more...] about Spybrary Secret Treff with Mick Herron – Agent Craggs reports in.
57: Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Review (Season 1 Round Table) 'Jack Ryan Is a Patriotic Nightmare' Watching this show feels like falling down a Fox News rabbit hole. Vanity Fair's Jack Ryan Review Review: 'Meet the New Jack Ryan, Same as the Old Jack Ryan' New York Times Jack Ryan Review 'Gloriously macho: For too long the leftie-dominated … [Read more...] about 57: Jack Ryan Review (Season 1 Round Table)