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Live And Let Die on BBC Radio 4 starring Toby Stephens as Bond

By: FSWL team
Published:
2019-05-01
Live And Let Die BBC Radio 4 drama
Martin Jarvis directs his eighth James Bond for radio, this time Ian Fleming's second 007 novel originally published in 1954, Live and Let Die (1954). It's 007’s most exotic adventure - New York, Florida, Jamaica - with a stellar international cast, recorded on location in America. Dramatised by Archie Scottney and with Toby Stephens as Bond.

Broadcast Date: May 4, 2019
Time: 2.30pm
Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

Bond tracks down monstrous Mr Big in Harlem. Big is importing priceless gold coins to finance Russian spy operations and captures Bond. Beautiful, mysterious Solitaire is also a prisoner.

Bond escapes. Solitaire follows. They pursue the source of the gold, first to Florida where Solitaire is captured by Mr Big's minions.

007 continues on to Jamaica. But can he survive the barracudas? Will he rescue Solitaire, recover the treasure and bring Mr Big to justice? Well, there’s a fair chance. He is James Bond!


With specially composed music by Mark Holden and Julian Nicholson

Producer: Rosalind Ayres

The Live And Let Die BBC Radio 4 cast


• Baldwin is played by John Cothran
• Connie/Operator played by Anna Louise Plowman
• Dexter played by JD Cullum
• Flannel/Conductor played by Larry Powell
• G-G/Waitress played by Janine Barris
• Halloran played by Jake Green
• James Bond played by Toby Stephens
• Leiter played by Josh Stamberg
• ‘M’ played by John Standing
• MC/Maitre d’ played by Gilbert Glenn Brown
• Mr Big played by Kevin Daniels
• Mrs Stuyvesant played by Anna Mathias
• Quarrel played by Ron Cephas Jones
• Solitaire played by Rutina Wesley
• Strangways played by Jonathan Cake
• Tee-Hee played by Michael A. Shepperd
• ‘The Robber’ played by James Morrison
• Whisperer/Blabber played by Lovensky Jean-Baptiste
• Voice of Ian Fleming by Martin Jarvis

Other parts played by Darren Richardson, Alan Shearman, André Sogliuzzo and Matthew Wolf.

Editor's Note:
Eon Productions has casting approval also for the radio Bond.

Listen to the Live and Let Die radio play on BBC Radio 4.

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