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A New Radio Production of Ian Fleming's Goldfinger features Rosamund Pike and Tom Hollander

According to CommanderBond.net, Ian Fleming’s seventh James Bond novel, 1959’s Goldfinger, has been announced as an upcoming BBC Radio adaptation and in the cast include two former P&P actors Rosamund Pike (who was a Bond alumni herself with Die Another Day) and Tom Hollander (aka Mr. Collins of P&P 05 film).

In addition to featuring Sir Ian McKellen in the title role, numerous James Bond film alumni will also star in the production, including: Toby Stephens (Die Another Day), Rosamund Pike (Die Another Day) and Tim Pigott-Smith (Quantum of Solace).

The official IanFleming.com news release follows:

New Radio Production of Goldfinger features Ian McKellen and Toby Stephens 


A brand-new radio recording of Ian Fleming’s Goldfinger has been produced by Jarvis & Ayres, featuring an all-star cast and scheduled to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 over Easter weekend 2010.


Dramatisation is by award-winning Archie Scottney – Murder She Thought and Spy Stories, Something Fresh (P.G. Wodehouse), Man of The Moment and A Small Family Business (Ayckbourn), The Mysterious Mr Quin (Agatha Christie), Shadowlands (Nicholson).

As with Jarvis & Ayres’ production of Dr No, music is specially composed by Mark Holden and Sam Barbour.

This remarkable radio adaptation stays true to Ian Fleming’s novel. A full cast list is below.

GOLDFINGER – Ian McKellen
JAMES BOND – Toby Stephens
IAN FLEMING – Martin Jarvis
‘M’ – John Standing
PUSSY GALORE – Rosamund Pike
HAWKER – Alistair McGowan
MR STRAP – Tom Hollander
JOHNNY SOLO – Tim Pigott-Smith
DU PONT – Henry Goodman
ODDJOB – Jon David Yu
HELMUT SPRINGER – Hector Elizondo
COL. SMITHERS – Ian Ogilvy
TILLY – Lisa Dillon
FELIX LEITER – Lloyd Owen
JILL – Anna-Louise Plowman
JED MIDNIGHT – Nigel Anthony
DOCTOR – Kyle Soller
NIGEL KELTON – Matthew Wolf
ALFRED BLACKING – Alan Shearman


The radio premiere of Ian Fleming's 'GOLDFINGER' is scheduled for Saturday April 3rd 2010, 2.30 pm, Radio 4. Directed by Martin Jarvis and produced by Jarvis & Ayres. A BBC Radio 4 'special' - feature-length Saturday Play.

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