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Moonraker on BBC Radio 4 starring Toby Stephens as agent 007

By: FSWL team
Published:
2018-03-31
Moonraker BBC Radio 4
James Bond returns in this radio broadcast premiere of Moonraker, a dramatisation of Ian Fleming's classic 1954 novel with Bond alumnus Toby Stephens as 007 (Toby also plortrayed Gustav Graves in the 2002 film Die Another Day). This marks the 007th time Toby Stephens portrays Bond on radio.

Date: March 31, 2018
Time: 2.30pm
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

It's 1954 and British patriot Sir Hugo Drax (portrayed by 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?

Specially composed music by Mark Holden and Mike Lopez
Dramatised by Archie Scottney

Director: Martin Jarvis
Producer: Rosalind Ayres

Cast:
Darren Richardson as Countdown
Ian Ogilvy as Broadcaster
Janie Dee as Moneypenny
Jared Harris as Vallance
John Baddeley as Sir Winston Churchill
John Standing as 'M'
Jon Glover as Movietone
• Jon Glover as Minister
Julian Sands as 'Q'
Katherine Kingsley as Gala Brand
Kenneth Danziger as Captain
Martin Jarvis as Ian Fleming
Matthew Wolf as Brevett
Nigel Anthony as Basildon
• Nigel Anthony asKrebs
Patricia Hodge as Prof Train
Samuel West as Sir Hugo Drax
Simon de Deney as Meyer
• Simon de Deney as Dr Walter
• Simon de Deney as Trimble
Toby Stephens as James Bond

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

Listen to the Moonraker radio play on BBC Radio 4.

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