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 we chat. I think it makes for a much better conversation, after all this is podcasting not … [Read more...] about 22: What exactly is ‘The Prisoner’ all about?
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 of the DGSE (General Directorate of … [Read more...] about 21: The Bureau Review with Jeremy Duns
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: This is the story of Michael Brennan, a career CIA non-official cover (NOC) … [Read more...] about 20: Go Into the Shadows with Michael Brady
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 with you his planned October reading list. Brush Pass … [Read more...] about 19: Running Blind – Desmond Bagley 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 by Double O Sections’ Matthew Bradford and Spywrite’s Jeff Quest, two of the … [Read more...] about 18: A Legacy of Spies -John Le Carre review
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 beamed live to many cinemas across the UK and Europe. 'In this one-off … [Read more...] about 17: John Le Carre talk in London – Field Report
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 novel which transports Spybrary Spy Podcast Host Shane Whaley from his usual … [Read more...] about 16: Barry Lancet reveals how an approach by a Soviet Spy inspired ‘The Spy Across The Table’