Radio 4 programme – The Woman Who Invented James Bond?

‘He is the most famoconstantliberal-coverus spy of all time, a double “O” agent licensed to kill for his country, who has thrilled readers since his debut in 1953. But could James Bond have been invented by another writer a full seven years before Ian Fleming introduced him to the world? Miles Jupp investigates the strange case of Bottome…Phyllis Bottome and asks if she is the woman who invented James Bond.’

Radio 4 programme  The Woman Who Invented James Bond? was first aired on Saturday, but is available on demand here and The Constant Liberal: The Life and Work of Phyllis Bottome  is available here now.