Spybrary Podcast -for fans of spy books and spy movies
By Shane Whaley
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Spybrary is a podcast for fans of Spy/Espionage books and movies both fact and fiction. Everything from John Le Carre, Len Deighton, Graham Greene, Ian Fleming & many more.
||Clean20: Go Into the Shadows with Michael Brady||Into the Shadows – The Fever with Michael Brady Lt Col Michael Brady was an intelligence officer for over 20…||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19: Running Blind – Desmond Bagley Review||Desmond Bagley Classic Running Blind Review Episode 19 of the Spybrary Podcast sees the return of the Brush Pass Series.…||9/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: A Legacy of Spies -John Le Carre review||Legacy of Spies Podcast Round Table September 7th saw the publication of the latest John Le Carre novel ‘A…||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: John Le Carre talk in London – Field Report||An Evening with John Le Carre John Le Carre gave a rousing talk and answered questions at the Royal Festival…||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Barry Lancet reveals how an approach by a Soviet Spy inspired ‘The Spy Across The Table’||The Spy Across The Table – Interview with Barry Lancet Author Barry Lancet reveals how an approach by a Soviet…||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Interview With Mike Ripley Kiss Kiss Bang Bang author||Interview with Mike Ripley, Author of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Gourmets have the Michelin Guide, spy fans can now call…||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Jeff reveals his tips on collecting Spy Books||Collecting Spy Books – Jeff’s secrets declassified! In this episode of the Spybrary Podcast, Jeff Quest from Spywrite returns to…||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: Goodbye To An Old Friend – Brian Freemantle||Goodbye to an Old Friend ‘Brush Pass’ Review Goodbye to an Old Friend is the first novel written by Charlie…||8/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Becoming Bond – The George Lazenby Story||Spybrary Spy Podcast Review of ‘Becoming Bond’ (or how an unknown actor blagged his way to being Bond’) ‘This never…||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Jeremy Duns -Spy Reader Meet Spy Author||Jeremy Duns Interview on the Spybrary Podcast I straightened my Sony headphones, tapped the radio mic for levels, hit…||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Charlie Muffin by Brian Freemantle – Spybrary Round Table||‘Charlie Muffin was an anachronism. Past his prime, overtired and hung over, he was about as far from the traditional…||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009: Summer of Spies with the Telegraph’s Jake Kerridge||009: Jake Kerridge tells us all about the Summer of Spies London is the place to be for us spy…||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008: Spy books with Jeff Quest.||Spywrite’s Jeff Quest talks to Spybrary about his favorite Spy books The name is Quest, Jeff Quest and on episode…||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007: Ian Fleming and the Books of Bond||007: Ian Fleming and the Books of Bond Ian Fleming and the books of Bond on Spybrary with host…||6/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006: George Smiley and Call for the Dead with Matthew Bradford||006: George Smiley and Call for the Dead with Matthew Bradford On Episode 006 of the Spybrary Podcast we deep…||5/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoger Moore Remembered ‘For Your Ears Only’ -Special Episode||Roger Moore Remembered ‘For Your Ears Only’ -Special Episode Sir Roger Moore, actor, UNICEF Ambassador, author and father passed away…||5/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004: The Spy Who was Left in the Cold – Jack Barsky Part 2||The Spy Who was Left in the Cold – Jack Barsky part 2 Jack Barsky, the ex KGB undercover spy…||5/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003: Jack Barsky, ex KGB undercover agent talks about his life as a spy! (Part 1)||Jack Barsky – ex KGB undercover spy talks to Spybrary Spy Podcast Jack Barsky was a KGB spy who…||5/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002: Talking Spy Fiction with Spy Author Jeffrey Westhoff||Spybrary – Spy Podcast Episode 002 – Spybrary Spy Podcast host Shane Whaley talks to author Jeffrey Westhoff about his…||5/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 – All about Len Deighton with Deighton Dossier’s Rob Mallows||All about Len Deighton. In the first ever episode of the Spybrary Spy Podcast, host Shane Whaley talks to Len…||4/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Fascinating, informative, and fun!
Great podcast for the diehard spy genre/history fan. Really varied content so far in its first few episodes: authors, super fans, and most extraordinarily, a former KGB spy. Great production value too. You can tell the host has a real passion for and knowledge of spy history; he asks insightful questions and is very engaging. Plus, I could listen to his British accent all day ;)
If you're reading this, just subscribe already
If you're even reading this, you might as well subscribe. It's up your alley, I promise. Very knowledgable about the topic, great guests, and tons of great recommendations.
Fantastic show for spy fans!
I was completely hooked on Spybrary from the first time I listened. Host Shane Whaley is a clever and well-spoken interviewer, who takes his subject matter seriously but not overly so. Plus, he has a cool Welsh accent that helps set the mood.
Some episodes cover deep dives into famous authors of the genre (e.g., Fleming and le Carre) while others include interviews with less well-known spy writers. Or, in the case of Jack Barsky, a very well-known actual spy. There's also much discussion of the crossover from books to film, especially as it relates to a certain Agent 007.
The production values of Spybrary are excellent and each show moves along briskly, right down the "Lightning Round" of questions at the close. It's fun stuff, but even the most knowledgeable spy fan will learn something from each episode. I highly recommend it to any fan of spy books or movies.