I can’t think of a bad time or place for listening to any of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels… Any of them will have you driving in circles rather than arrive at your destination.
– The Times
Ian Fleming’s Bond stories were released as brand new unabridged audiobooks between 2012 and 2015, and the complete set is now available in the UK from Audible and W F Howes, and in North America from Blackstone.
Read by a spectacular cast of British acting talent including Bill Nighy, Damian Lewis, Hugh Bonneville, Rosamund Pike, David Tennant, Sir Kenneth Branagh and Tom Hiddleston, each audiobook comes with a bonus interview with the celebrity narrator. You can see the full list of narrators below.
Over three years in the making, the project was the brainchild of Lucy Fleming, Ian Fleming’s niece, and was headed by distinguished director Enyd Williams. They worked closely with the readers to create an exciting, modern take on the new, unabridged recordings of these classic books.
To hear Lucy Fleming talking about the audiobooks on Steve Wright’s Radio 2 show, click here.
Damian Lewis in the recording studio, narrating Diamonds Are Forever.
The 14 audiobooks and their readers
|Casino Royale||Dan Stevens|
|Live and Let Die||Rory Kinnear|
|Diamonds Are Forever||Damian Lewis|
|From Russia With Love||Toby Stephens|
|Dr No||Hugh Quarshie|
|For Your Eyes Only||Samuel West|
|The Spy Who Loved Me||Rosamund Pike|
|On Her Majesty’s Secret Service||David Tennant|
|You Only Live Twice||Martin Jarvis|
|The Man With The Golden Gun||Sir Kenneth Branagh|
|Octopussy and The Living Daylights||Tom Hiddleston|