1. Alex Jennings Reads 'Casino Royale' On BBC Radio 7

    By Matt Weston on 2008-10-28

    With Quantum of Solace receiving its world premiere tomorrow evening, there’s never been a better time to return to where the James Bond legacy began.

    Ian Fleming's 'Casino Royale'

    Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale

    This week, award-winning English actor Alex Jennings (Babel, The Queen) reads from Ian Fleming’s debut 007 outing, Casino Royale, on BBC Radio 7.

    Episode 1 has already aired, but it can still be downloaded from the BBC Radio 7 website.

    The remaining four 30-minute episodes will be broadcast each day this week at 9:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. the following morning. If you miss one, they can be downloaded for seven days from the first broadcast.

    Keep watching for the most up-to-date literary 007 news on the web.