BBC Radio 4 - James Bond Radio Drama, Thunderball


(4.8 stars; 17 reviews)

Nail-biting 007 thriller as SPECTRE threatens the western world. Martin Jarvis directs Toby Stephens, Alfred Molina, Tom Conti, John Sessions, Janie Dee and Janet Montgomery. It's 1959. Blackmail. The western world is in jeopardy. Can James Bond prevent nuclear disaster? Martin Jarvis directs an all-star cast as SPECTRE's pilot hijacks a Vindicator bomber carrying two atomic bombs. Once its cargo is delivered to the Bahamas, he is killed and the bombs are secreted on board the cruiser Disco Volante. The British Prime Minister receives a letter from criminal mastermind Ernst Blofeld - two major cities will be decimated unless a huge ransom is paid. Operation Thunderball attempts to recover the nuclear weapons. M assigns 007 to the Bahamas. He joins forces with CIA's Felix Leiter. Bond meets Domino - mistress of Blofeld's second-in-command, Largo and sister of the dead pilot - and recruits her to spy on Largo. The ransom deadline nears. After an undersea battle Bond locates the bombs en route to the first target. Will nuclear disaster be averted? Other parts played by members of the cast Specially composed music by Mark Holden and Philip Smoot Dramatised by Archie Scottney Director: Martin Jarvis Producer: Rosalind Ayres A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4. DISCLAIMER: I do not own the rights to this radio drama. All rights go to BBC Radio 4 and all its contributors. ENJOY!

This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.

Reviews


(5 stars)

Incredibly well done every actor every fra of music or sound every one of them was fantastic please do more thank you so much