Episodes
We hope you've been expecting us, because it's the start of Series 3! Join us in the Cubby Hole as we chat to one of the original Bond girls, Martine Beswick! We also reveal our 007 best femme fatales of the franchise, Martin delves deeply into the United States, Adam reviews Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Phil has a brand new segment! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 07/22/21
In our season 2 finale, we chat to Jeroen van den Brom (a.k.a. DutchBondFan)! We're also joined by Nicholas Broadstock in the countdown of our 007 best Rogerisms, Martin delves deeply into the United Kingdom, Adam reviews Bullseye, and Phil shares his rather feminine Bond theory! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 04/08/21
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to special effects legend, John Richardson! We also reveal our 007 best non-car vehicles of the franchise, Martin delves deeply into Italy, Adam reviews Road to Perdition, and Phil questions Bond’s sexual preferences with his latest crazy theory! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 04/01/21
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to Mr GoldenEye, Nicolás Suszcyzk! We also reveal our 007 best Bond finales, Martin delves deeply into Greece, Adam reviews The Man From Hong Kong, and Phil posits a surprisingly plausible Bond theory! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 03/25/21
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to Sir Roger Moore’s former Personal Assistant, Gareth Owen! We also reveal our 007 best Bond songs, Martin delves deeply into Thailand, Adam reviews Johnny English and Phil gets in a quandary over Q in his latest crazy Bond theory! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 03/18/21
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to Vijay Amritraj about his fond memories working on Octopussy with Sir Roger Moore. We also reveal our 007 best villain deaths, Martin delves deeply into India, Adam reviews Zardoz and Phil details a directorial disaster in his latest crazy Bond theory! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 03/11/21
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to the man behind ‘Behind the Stunts’, John Auty. We also reveal our 007 best gadgets, Martin delves deeply into Jamaica, Adam reviews Austin Powers and Phil shares his madcap theory regarding monikers! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 03/04/21
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to scriptwriter and author of ‘Quantum of Silliness’, Robbie Sims. We also reveal our 007 best allies, Martin delves deeply into Switzerland, Adam reviews 'The Ipcress File' and Phil presents his rather intriguing theory concerning Die Another Day! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 02/25/21
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to long-serving Bond Editor, John Grover. We also reveal our 007 leading ladies, delve deeply into Japan, review Flash Gordon and consider Phil's latest crazy Bond theory! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 02/18/21
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to a man who worked on 8 official Bond films - legendary stunt performer, Jim Dowdall. We also reveal our 007 best chases, delve deeply into Egypt, and scrutinise Phil's latest crazy Bond theory! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 02/11/21
We're back! Yes, back with a louder bang than Dr Kananga. Join us in the Cubby Hole for a Series 2 premiere featuring a discussion on the 007 best villains, an interview with Optical Effects Supremo, Alan Church...and plenty Moore besides!
Published 02/04/21
In our season 1 finale, Martin, Adam, and Phil finally reveal their favourite (and least favourite) Bond films with the official Cubby Hole rankings list. Are they mad for Moonraker? Stunned by Skyfall? Giddy for GoldenEye? Find out in this special episode! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 11/26/20
In our twenty-sixth episode, Martin, Adam, and Phil complete their reconnaissance of the unofficial Bond adventures with Never Say Never Again (1983). Does this film mark a glorious return for Sir Sean as 007, or should he have stuck to saying ‘never’? {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 11/19/20
In our twenty-fifth episode, Martin, Adam, and Phil try to comprehend the incomprehensible as they cast a confused collective eye over Casino Royale (1967). Clashing egos, clapping sea lions and a missing storyline - was this spy spoof always heading for disaster? {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 11/12/20
In our twenty-fourth episode (tempus fugit!), Martin, Adam, and Phil enter the shady world of SPECTRE (2015). Is this film the cinematic equivalent of sharing a dirty martini with your lover, or is it more akin to the bitter taste of a prolytic digestive enzyme shake? {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 10/29/20
In our twenty-third episode, Martin, Adam, and Phil hold their own podcast inquiry into the handling of Daniel Craig’s third Bond film: Skyfall (2012). They discuss a vengeful rogue agent, some sublime cinematography, and an emotional changing of the guard at MI6 {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 10/22/20
In our twenty-second episode, Martin, Adam, and Phil try to find a small amount of comfort with Quantum of Solace (2008). Is this a slick entry in the franchise, or does it lose energy long before its explosive fuel cell ending? {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}
Published 10/15/20
In our twenty-first episode, Martin, Adam, and Phil (you know their names) deal with the high-stakes Bond adventure: Casino Royale (2006). The deck was stacked against Daniel Craig in his Bond debut, but was he able to come out fighting and prove well-suited for the role? {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 10/08/20
In our twentieth episode, Martin, Adam, and Phil examine the film that even Albert R. ‘Cubby’ Broccoli would have trouble calling ‘science fact’: Die Another Day (2002). Our trio discuss the vanishing car, the CGI ‘enhanced’ kite surfing and the light side of the Moon! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 09/24/20
In our nineteenth episode, Martin, Adam, and Phil discover whether The World Is Not Enough (1999) is enough to excite their senses. Is this adventure akin to having Christmas in Turkey, or would they prefer to take a bullet to the Medulla Oblongata? {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 09/17/20
Episode eighteen is hot off the press, with Martin, Adam, and Phil buried in their copies of Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). They reflect on a megalomaniacal media mogul, Stamper’s chakra supervisor and stealthy McStealth Ship in the South China Seas. Delicious! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 09/10/20
In our seventeenth episode, Martin, Adam, and Phil are joined by Nick in their dissection of Goldeneye (1995). The team discuss Pierce Brosnan’s dam fine introduction, Sean Bean’s fallen agent and Phil’s atrocious taste in music {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 09/03/20
The team are taking a break from the Bond film reviews this week, but in this special episode, Phil takes you on a wild (and informative) ride with this uncut version of his musings on the iconic Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger. {As ever, please send your correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 08/27/20
In our sixteenth episode, Martin, Adam, and Phil welcome Nick back into the Cubby Hole for an inspection of Licence To Kill (1989). Is this drug-filled, heart-stopping, head-splitting revenge mission a fitting end for Timothy Dalton’s Bond? {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 08/20/20
In our fifteenth episode, Martin, Adam and Phil embark on the Dalton double with The Living Daylights (1987). Hundred thousand changes, but is everything the same? Our trio discuss inept double O agents, exploding milk bottles and the new brooding Bond {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.
Published 08/13/20