Dr. No

James Bond is sitting at a table in a casino, flanked by two men in suits. He has a cigarette hanging from his mouth.

Episode 1
Saturday, 1 August 2015

Welcome to the first episode of our new podcast, Bondfinger. In this episode, Brendan, Richard, Nathan and James watch and discuss the first proper Bond film: Dr No (1962), starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress and John Kitzmiller.

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From Russia with Love

Rosa Klebb, a middle-aged woman with thick glasses and a military uniform, is sitting at a desk, looking sternly at something.

Episode 2
Saturday, 5 September 2015

In our second commentary track, Richard, Brendan, Sutekh the cat and James (oh, James!) hop on board the Orient Express (probably), where they fight over Robert Shaw, obsess inexplicably over Daniella Bianchi, and tell you everything you never wanted to know about Sean Connery’s increasingly unconvincing series of toupées.

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Auric Goldfinger and James Bond are standing on a golf course, each holding a golf club and staring each other in the face. Behind Goldfinger is Odd Job, a handsome Asian man in a top hat.

Episode 3
Saturday, 3 October 2015

This month, Brendan, Nathan and James watch and comment on one of the all-time Bond classics: Goldfinger. On the way, we find ourselves discussing golfing without underwear, the joys of bourbon, exposition pool tables and, of course, Little James himself. Over and over again.

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A beautiful red-haired woman is standing in a very 60s hotel room. She is wearing a blue dress with feathers around the collar.

Episode 4
Saturday, 7 November 2015

In this episode, Brendan, Nathan and James head off to the irrigation therapy room to watch Thunderball. On the way, we tell you how to set off a nuclear bomb, try and pronounce the name Llewellyn, speculate about sexy grandfathers and watch carefully-trained sharks being brutally slaughtered.

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You Only Live Twice

Sean Connery stands in a room with Japanese décor, wearing a Japanese dressing gown. He is wearing a wig which fails to make him look Japanese in any way.

Episode 5
Sunday, 6 December 2015

Brendan, Richard, Nathan and James have been surgically altered to look like Romulans and sent off to the embarrassingly exotic Orient to confront the hideous Doctor Evil. On the way, they discuss Danger 5, stirring your martini, landing helicopters in the studio, pig-faced girls, orientalism, sexism, and dozens of potential future podcast projects.

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Diamonds Are Forever

James Bond is in a lab, wearing a brown turtleneck. On each side of him is a man — the one on the left is excitedly showing a piece of paper to the one on the right.

Episode 8
Sunday, 3 April 2016

Brendan, Nathan, Richard and James have each been paid £1.25 million to appear in this episode of Bondfinger, which means that we have no money left to pay Ken Adam, John Barry or any of the makeup girls. Sorry about that.

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Never Say Never Again

A middle-aged James Bond is standing, half-smiling, in front of a display of bottles and glasses. He is clearly at a bar outdoors.

Episode 15
Saturday, 5 November 2016

For legal reasons, this month, Brendan, Nathan, Richard and James have decided to do a remake of Bondfinger Episode 4, with much more exciting lighting and production design and a much less coherent script. But all is not lost. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Max von Sydow, Rowan Atkinson and Pamela Salem to the world of Bond, and Never Say Never Again.

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