Fleming (2014)
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Episode #1.1 

In London, 1938, Ian Fleming is a dissolute playboy, eclipsed by his dead war hero father and successful brother. While propping up the bar at a jazz club, he meets Ann O'Neill, an alluring... See full summary »

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Mat Whitecross
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Cooper ... Ian Fleming
Lara Pulver ... Ann O'Neill
Samuel West ... Rear Admiral John Godfrey
Anna Chancellor ... Second Officer Monday
Annabelle Wallis ... Muriel Wright
Rupert Evans ... Peter Fleming
Lesley Manville ... Evelyn Fleming
Pip Torrens ... Esmond Rothermere
Camilla Rutherford ... Loelia, Duchess of Westminster
Iain Mitchell Iain Mitchell ... Viscount Alford
Antonia Thomas ... Jazz Singer
Caroline Boulton ... Janet
Iván Kamarás ... German Officer - Von Ostheim
Gyula Mesterházy ... German Officer - Meyerling
Nóra Hörich Nóra Hörich ... Storm (as Nora Horich)
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In London, 1938, Ian Fleming is a dissolute playboy, eclipsed by his dead war hero father and successful brother. While propping up the bar at a jazz club, he meets Ann O'Neill, an alluring socialite. Unlike many of his conquests, Ann is more than a match for him. She already has a husband and a lover, Esmond Rothermere. Fleming finds solace in the arms of a beautiful dispatch rider named Muriel. Following a frosty morning-after encounter with Muriel, Fleming's domineering mother secures him a job assisting Naval Intelligence's Admiral John Godfrey. He quickly incurs Godfrey's wrath when he cooks up an unorthodox scheme to get information from two captured German submariners. However, Fleming's valuable findings make it apparent that an imaginative approach could be just what the war effort requires. Written by BBC America

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2014 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The martini Fleming orders is a variation of the Vesper, a drink that was later invented by his character James Bond in the novel Casino Royale. The martini is only missing a "large thin slice of lemon peel." See more »

Goofs

Shortly after getting his naval uniform, Fleming is walking down a hallway, followed by an older man in a gray suit. Fleming slows down briefly and the man in gray walks past him. In the following shot, the gray-suited man is behind Fleming, once again. See more »

Quotes

Ann O'Neill: This Bond fellow, I don't like him one bit. He's a sadistic brute.
Ian Fleming: I thought that was your type.
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Connections

Referenced in My Weekly Bond: Fleming Episode 1 - Review Vlog (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You
(uncredited)
Written by Spo-De-Odee
Performed by Antonia Thomas
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