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In this episode of Spy Rewind, Double O Section‘s Matthew Bradford and SpyWrite‘s Jeff Quest take a look at the globetrotting cable spy tv show Covert Affairs They discuss whether all spies need to meet at the Berlin listening station, the benefits of location shoots and how to be a “fashion-forward” spy. Plus, Bowie in...
Today, we are joined by guest host Steve Minegar of Radio GDR – The East Germany Podcast who serves up an engaging author interview on the Spybrary Podcast. He is chatting with former FBI Agent Ralph Hope about his new book The Grey Men: Pursuing the Stasi into the Present. Let me share a little...
Today, we bring you another engaging author interview on the Spybrary Podcast. We are chatting with historian Dr. Kate Vigurs about her new book Mission France. Mission France tells the full story of the thirty-nine female SOE agents who went undercover in France. Let me share a little bit about the book with you. Mission...
In this episode of Spy Rewind, Double O Section‘s Matthew Bradford and SpyWrite‘s Jeff Quest take a look at the groundbreaking 1960 TV series Danger Man, specifically the episode – Time to Kill.  They discuss whether John Drake is the JFK of spies, why you should always keep your bullets in loaves of bread, and the...
Spywrite's Jeff Quest talks with one of the foremost collectors of John le Carré novels, Steven Ritterman, whose collection of pristine le Carré editions numbers over 300 items. We learn about the Haycroft-Queen list, rare signed editions, and Steve’s undercover mission to meet le Carré himself.  All that plus talk on champagne toasts with Otto...
Hello and welcome to Spybrary. My name is Jeff Quest and I run the site SpyWrite.com. And I’m Matthew Bradford of the site Double o section. We are back with the latest Spy Rewind where we take a look at a specific episode of a Spy tv show and talk about that episode plus a...
Today we decode a brush pass transmission, a spy book review of Ted Allbeury‘s The Alpha List Spybrary Spy Podcast Host Shane Whaley gives us his brush pass spy book review of The Alpha List by Ted Allbeury The Alpha List by Ted Allbeury ‘Truly a classic writer of espionage fiction' – Len Deighton Dave...
In this episode of Spy Rewind Matthew and Jeff take a look at the 1985 TV series Mr Palfrey of Westminster, specifically series two episode – Official Secret.  They discuss the joy of seeing London in all its 80’s glory, the alarming decline of walking stick/umbrella shops, and whether there really were Soviet moles hiding...
Spy Author Jeremy Duns and Spywrite's Jeff Quest talk through some of the in’s and out’s of research, and especially spy research, in the hopes of encouraging others to do research too. We talk about the a lost Pinkerton manuscript, the time Jeremy nearly got kicked out of an interview before it even started, how...
A special message to Spybrary listeners around the world to celebrate episode 150 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast! With a very special thanks to Andy Onyx Full Lyrics Spywrites’ Jeff Quest, Chopping’s covers, which Bond’s best?Len Deighton, Rob Mallows, Jeffrey Westhoff, Dr NoJake Kerridge Hush Puppies, Charlie Muffin, Jack BarksyRoger Moore, Call for the Dead,...
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