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The Prisoner
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...
Spy Author Jeremy Duns review of The Bureau
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...
Michael Brady Into the Shadows - The Fever
 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:...
Desmond Bagley Classic Running Blind reviewed by Matthew Bradford
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...
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...
John Le Carre London
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...
Barry Lancet
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...
Mike Ripley
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...
Collecting Spy Books
Collecting Spy Books – Jeff's secrets declassified! In this episode of the Spybrary Podcast, Jeff Quest from Spywrite returns to the show to reveal his top tips for collecting Spy Books. Jeff has over 300 signed, first edition and/or collectable spy books in his collection. For our money he is one of the most knowledgeable...
Goodbye to an Old Friend by Brian Freemantle
Goodbye to an Old Friend ‘Brush Pass' Review Goodbye to an Old Friend is the first novel written by Charlie Muffin creator Brian Freemantle. He wrote this book on his daily commute to and from work.  Spybrary Host Shane Whaley is a huge fan of Charlie Muffin so he decided to give Freemantle's debut spy...
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