Today’s guest finds himself embedded deep in Communist-controlled East Berlin, and has asked his handler to leave him 5 of his favorite spy books at their Dead Drop location in Friedrichshain Park. What will he choose to help him cope with life undercover? Author, Spy Fan and Political Editor of the Sunday Times, Tim Shipman, joins Shane for an epic edition of Dead Drop 5. Tim has been a … [Read more...] about 42: Tim Shipman of the Sunday Times on Spy Novels
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Of course, episode 007 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast with Shane Whaley had to feature the one and only James Bond. Rather than focus on the movies, Shane decided to chat more about the wonderful books of Ian Fleming and the literary James Bond. We sought out the man behind the Artistic Licence Renewed website to find out more You can listen to that episode of Spybrary here with ALR's Tom … [Read more...] about Tom from Artistic Licence Renewed -Quick Fire on Spybrary
Episode 6 – Matthew Bradford Matthew Bradford aka 'Tanner' the man behind the Double O Section joined us on Spybrary to talk all about John le Carre's first novel 'Call for the Dead.' Matthew is one of the most knowledgeable I know when it comes to spy books, movies and tv. So we were very grateful that he came on to the Spybrary podcast and is a frequent contributor at our … [Read more...] about Matthew Bradford – Quick Fire on Spybrary
Jeffrey Westhoff journalist and author of The Boy Who Knew Too Much joined us on Episode 2 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast. Here are the answers to his quick fire questions. Episode 2 - Jeffrey Westhoff Favourite Spy Novel? From Russia With Love Favourite Spy movie? Charade (1963) Favourite Spy? James Bond Favourite 007 movie? On Her Majesty's Secret Service Favourite 007 … [Read more...] about Jeffrey Westhoff – Quick Fire Round
Rob Mallows from the Deighton Dossier website joined us on Episode 1 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast. Here are the answers to his quick fire questions. Episode 1 - Rob Mallows Favourite Spy Novel? Berlin Game Favourite Spy movie? Deutschland 83 Favourite Spy? Bernard Sampson Favourite 007 movie? Casino Royale (2006) Favourite 007 actor? Daniel … [Read more...] about Rob Mallows from the Deighton Dossier!