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Spybrary Podcast

Jul 17, 2018

Follow in the steps of Bernard Samson - Len Deighton Meetup - Berlin


Listen to a special message that Len Deighton has sent us on Episode 50 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast!

Rob Mallows from the Deighton Dossier returns to the show to talk with Spybrary Spy Podcast host Shane Whaley. We talk through our schedule for the...


Jul 14, 2018

On this episode of the Spybrary Spy Podcast, Shane Whaley hosts a round table discussion on the life and books of spy writer Frederick Forsyth.

Author and spy, yes spy, Frederick Forsyth has been writing for over 50 years. The former Reuters man is best known for his debut novel 'Day of the Jackal' as well as The Odessa...


Jul 10, 2018

Brush Pass is back and so is Matthew Bradford from Double O Section who tells us more about Matt Helm.

Episode 49 sees the return of Matthew Bradford, a man who has watched more spy movies and read more spy novels than I have had hot dinners! He returns to Brush Pass to tell us more about the character of Matt Helm and...


Jun 28, 2018

Thrilling, evocative and hugely controversial, Codename: Hero blows apart the myths surrounding one of the Cold War's greatest spy operations and potentially it's greatest spy Oleg Penkovsky

In the late 1950s the USSR appeared to be winning the arms race: their 1949 nuclear test  signaled a direct challenge to...


Jun 16, 2018

Forever and a Day review by the Spybrary Podcast. Listen to our round table of Bond fans who give you their review of the latest Anthony Horowitz 007 novel

007 is dead. Long live 007. The heavily anticipated James Bond prequel, “Forever and a Day” by Anthony Horowitz is finally out, and Shane has brought together...