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Ian Fleming's The Man With The Golden Gun on BBC Radio 4

By: FSWL team
The Man With The Golden Gun BBC Radio 4 drama
Martin Jarvis directs his ninth James Bond for radio, this time Ian Fleming's twelfth 007 novel first published in April 1965, The Man With The Golden Gun. Ian Fleming’s psycho-political Cold War thriller, written in 1964 and dramatised by Archie Scottney. A stellar cast includes Toby Stephen's return as 007. Cuban/American star Guillermo Diaz excels as psychopath Scaramanga and Janie Dee returns as Moneypenny, with John Standing as M and Moira Quirk as a feisty Mary Goodnight.

Broadcast Date: March 14, 2020
Time: 2.45pm
Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

James Bond’s obit appears in The Times. But suddenly he’s back in London with murder on his mind. Brainwashed by the Russians?

M gives him one more chance - terminate international assassin, Francisco Scaramanga.

Bond infiltrates the killer’s Jamaican HQ. But 007 has a conscience. Can he eliminate the butcher in cold blood? Will his cover be blown?

With specially composed music by A-Mnemonic.

Producer: Rosalind Ayres

The The Man With The Golden Gun BBC Radio 4 cast

• Binion is played by André Sogliuzzo
• Cargill is played by John Cothran
• Chief-of-Staff is played by Lloyd Owen
• Doctor is played by Gilbert Glenn Brown
• Garfinkel is played by Darren Richardson
• Gengerella is played by Tim Dekay
• Hendricks is played by Matthew Wolf
• James Bond is played by Toby Stephens
• Leiter is played by Josh Stamberg
• M is played by John Standing
• Mary Goodnight is played by Moira Quirk
• Matron is played by Inger Tudor
• Moneypenny is played by Janie Dee
• Newsreader is played by Brian Perkins
• Nicholson is played by JD Cullum
• Paradise is played by Seamus Dever
• Professor Gillian is played by Lisa Dillon
• Ruby is played by Anna Mathias
• Scaramanga is played by Guillermo Diaz
• Telephonists is played by Anna-Louise Plowman, Paula Jane Newman and Anna Lyse Erikson
• Tiffy is played by Monica McSwain
• Townsend is played by Simon Templeman

• Ian Fleming's voice by Martin Jarvis

Other parts by members of the cast.

Editor's Note:

Eon Productions has casting approval also for the radio version of James Bond.

Listen to the The Man With The Golden Gun radio play on BBC Radio 4.



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