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Date

Program

Time

Channel

Sun 22/4 Sc?nes de culte
"James Bond : Casion Royale"
05:17 (CET) Cine Cinema Premier
(Poland)
Sun 22/4 "Essere James Bond" 12:15 (CET) Studio Universal
(Italy)
Sun 22/4 "The Spy Who Loved Me" 18:25 (GMT) ITV 4
(UK)
Sun 22/4 "SPECTRE" 19:00 (ET/PT) FX
(USA)
Mon 23/4 Sc?nes de culte
"James Bond : Casion Royale"
05:15 (CET) Cine Cinema Premier
(Poland)
Mon 23/4 "SPECTRE" 17:00 (ET/PT) FX
(USA)
Mon 23/4 Jeffrey Wright
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"
23:35 (ET/PT) CBS
(USA)
Thu 26/4 Sc?nes de culte
"James Bond : Casion Royale"
13:25 (CET) Cine Cinema Premier
(Poland)
Thu 26/4 "Moonraker" 21:00 (GMT) ITV 4
(UK)
Sat 28/4 "Goldfinger" 19:00 (EST) 9Gem
(Australia)
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‘Moonraker’ in Concert at the Wycombe Swan

Moonraker To coincide with the 40th Anniversary of ‘Moonraker’, Q The Music Show, accompanied by a one hundred piece orchestra and choir, will lovingly bring one of John Barry’s most beautiful scores to life.

The score of ‘Moonraker’ has never been performed live before, and the show will not be recorded. This is a unique opportunity for Bond fans, and should it be a success, Q The Music plan to perform a different John Barry James Bond score each year.

Due to the nature of the concert, and the significant cost(s) involved, the event is being crowd funded via IndieGoGo.

For the show to go ahead as planned on Saturday, 26 January, 2019, tickets must be purchased by Sunday, 6 May, 2018. Should the target not be met, an backers will be automatically refunded.

‘Goldfinger’ to Screen at the Greenville Drive-In

Goldfinger ‘Goldfinger’ will mark the 2018 season opening at the Greenville Drive-In, with a night of live music from NYC jazz vocalist Nina Zeitin, martini’s, themed food and a first-edition ephemera souvenir on Saturday, 5 May, 2018.

Film: ‘Goldfinger’ (1964)
Location: Greenville Drive-In, New York, USA
Date: Saturday, 5 May, 2018
Time: 8:15 PM (ET)
Tickets: $35

James Bond Films Streaming on Amazon Prime, May 2018

James Bond films on Amazon Prime

Among the new releases coming to Amazon Prime this April (2018), are a number of James Bond films, including:

  • Dr. No (1962)
  • From Russia With Love (1963)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Thunderball (1965)
  • You Only Live Twice (1967)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • Live And Let Die (1973)
  • The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
  • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  • Octopussy (1983)
  • Never Say Never Again (1983)

‘A View to a Kill’ to Screen at the Metrograph

A View To A Kill

To coincide with the release of ‘Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami’, the Metrograph will screen ‘A View to a Kill‘ in 35mm along with a selection of Ms. Jones cinematic adventures from 6 April to 12 April, 2018.

Film: ‘A View to a Kill’ (1985)
Location: The Metrograph, New York City, USA
Date: Saturday, 7 April, 2018
             Sunday, 8 April, 2018
             Tuesday, 10 April, 2018
             Thursday, 12 April, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM (ET)
              9:00 PM (ET)
              9:30 PM (ET)
              2:00 PM (ET)
Tickets: $15

Joanna Lumley Reads ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ on BBC Radio 4 Extra

On Her Majesty's Secret Service on BBC Radio 4 Extra
© BBC Radio 4 Extra

Joanna Lumley reads Ian Fleming’s thriller in ten parts.

First published in 1963, this was Fleming’s 11th Bond novel, sandwiched between ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ and ‘You Only Live Twice’. In movie terms, this was the sixth of the original Bond movie franchise with George Lazenby playing the hero and Diana Rigg as Tracy.

The reader Joanna Lumley had a small, unnamed role in the 1969 film of ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’, being simply referred to as ‘The English Girl’.

Program:On Her Majesty’s Secret Service‘ (1963)
Channel: BBC Radio 4 Extra
Date: Monday, 2 April – Saturday, 14 April, 2018
Time: 2:45PM – 3:00PM (GMT)

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Radio Adaptation of ‘Moonraker’ on BBC Radio 4

Moonraker on BBC Radio 4
© BBC Radio 4

Toby Stephens returns as James Bond in the new radio adaptation of ‘Moonraker‘, which will air on BBC Radio 4 on Saturday, 31 March, 2018.

Official Synopsis:

Martin Jarvis directs this surprisingly up-to-date, all-star guided missile drama.

It’s 1954 and British patriot Sir Hugo Drax (Samuel West) has built an atomic rocket, Moonraker, vital to Britain’s defences. It’s ready for a trial launch. But after a double-murder, James Bond (Toby Stephens) goes undercover at Moonraker’s secret base. He and agent Gala Brand (Katherine Kingsley) discover possible treachery. Can they prevent a catastrophe?

Archie Scottney’s compelling dramatization of Ian Fleming’s novel is Jarvis and Ayres’ seventh Bond on Radio 4. Janie Dee, John Standing and Julian Sands return as Moneypenny, M and Q. Jared Harris is Head of Special Branch, Patricia Hodge a hearty missile expert, Ian Ogilvy a BBC man, and Nigel Anthony is a Peter Lorre-inspired Krebs.

Program:Moonraker‘ (1979)
Channel: BBC Radio 4
Date: Saturday, 31 March, 2018
Time: 2:30PM – 4:00PM (GMT)