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 Spybrary Facebook Group.
Listen to his interview on Spybrary here and check out his answers to the Spybrary Quick Fire round below!
Favourite Spy Novel? Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Favourite Spy movie? Deadlier Than The Male
Favourite Spy? George Smiley
Favourite 007 movie? OHMSS
Favourite 007 actor? Roger Moore and Sean Connery (Tie)
Favourite Bond villain? Francisco Scaramanga
Favourite spy author? John le Carre
If you were to write a spy novel what would it be called? N/A
And finally at the height of the Cold War, you are embedded in the German Democratic Republic you are allowed:
one book – William Johnston's Thwarting Enemies At Home Abroad (useful) and Berlin Game (sanity)
one spy gadget – Little Nellie
One spy character to help you escape if needed – Quiller
One bottle of booze – Bourbon
One record/cd to listen to – Themeology John Barry album
One Bond Girl to help you – Tracy from OHMSS
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