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Look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 Ian Fleming (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Ann O'Neill (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Rear Admiral John Godfrey (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Second Officer Monday (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Peter Fleming (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Evelyn Fleming (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Esmond Rothermere (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Loelia, Duchess of Westminster (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Muriel Wright (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Sergeant Dixon (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Colonel William Donovan (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Jazz Singer (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Dorchester Singer (2 episodes, 2014)
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Look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.

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Biography | Drama

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29 January 2014 (USA)  »

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Fleming & Bond  »

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Lara Pulver and Anna Chancellor have both played Irene Adler in different Sherlock Holmes adaptations. See more »

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Some of the documents at Naval Intelligence are marked Top Secret. This term was not used until the United States entered the war so that the UK and US operated to a consistent system. Prior to 1942, the highest level of classification in the UK was "Most Secret". See more »


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I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You
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Written by Spo-De-Odee
Performed by Antonia Thomas
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A rare vintage Art-house production in TV
16 February 2014 | by (Bangladesh) – See all my reviews

Rarely TV serials adopt the idea of 'Art-house' production, and this is one of them. Another gem from the BBC production. Story of the creator of 007 who himself is a legend in thus arena, perhaps one of the most influential one. At first glance I thought it contains style over substance but in time everything worked out just fine ! This is not just another espionage story of WWII, rather the script mingled the personal and professional life of Fleming brilliantly. Dominic Cooper was an excellent choice, he can play the hard-boiled spoiled brat quite fascinatingly, we all have seen it in 'The Devil's Double'. Lara Pulver was naturally brilliant in the seductive dominatrix role as usual. Only if they could let the 'blond Muriel' stay a bit longer !

Its not easy to bring-up the story of someone with so many 'issues' meticulously, but they tried and didn't fail ! Its no hardcore action flick like 007, rather vintage flavoured of WWII, the set decoration was quite believable. And most of all, this series is 'Hot', and hot means 'Haught' ! Waiting for the final instalment !


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