Spies on Television and Radio
February 24, 2012
Wes Britton’s Encyclopedia of TV Spies is now available as a Kindle—only $9.95!
In the archives below, the author of the highly acclaimed Spy Television (Praeger Publishers, 2004) offers the most in-depth and varied resources on TV spies available anywhere. Here are interviews with creators and actors of the past and talks with producers who have plans for the future. Here are interviews with authors of TV spy books, comics, and collector's guides. And here are directories and bibliographies of what was broadcast, what was written about classic series, and the paperback adventures based on every spy show from The Man from U.N.C.L.E. to 24.
Special to SpyWise:
Creating Spy TV – Interviews:
► From F Troop to Get Smart: The Many Voices of Larry Storch
► He Kept 86 in Control: An Interview with Get Smart Writer Whitey Mitchell
► A New Interview with Mission: Impossible's Peter Lupus, by Eddie Lucas
► Behind the Scenes of "Discards": How Diagnosis: Murder Brought Back U.N.C.L.E., The Avengers, I Spy, and Mission: Impossible
► Robert Conrad on the Past, Present, and Future
► Robert Vaughn, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is Alive and Kicking
► A Spy Girl Recalls the '60s: An Interview with Actress Sue Ane Langdon, by Tom Lisanti
Talking With Writers and Experts:
► The Saint on TV: Q&A with Author Ian Dickerson by Wesley Britton
► Honey West is prowling Again: Q&A with Author John Frederickson by Wesley Britton
► Wes Britton’s Oct. 1, 2008 radio interview with Tod Goldberg is archived in the “Past Programs” section of—www.audioentertainment.org/dwp
TV Spy Resources:
► "Many Happy Returns": An Original Television Screenplay , by Wesley Britton
A Decade in Review: The Top 10 Spy Television Shows of 2000-2009
► A Decade in Review: What We Brits Saw And What We Didn’t (2000-2009)
► Michael Westen at Sea: A Review of Burn Notice: The End Game
Review: Robert Vaughn and The Protectors on
DVD (A&E, 2004)
Wes Britton at Other Websites:
► Review: William B. Davis.Where There's Smoke...: Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man, a Memoir. (Inside The X-Files)
► The U.N.C.L.E. Movie That Never Was – at The Fans from U.N.C.L.E.
► Novelizing TV Spies: Paperback Adventures Never Broadcast – At The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers
► Review: The Persuaders on DVD, Vol. 1 (A&E, 2003) – At Leslie Charteris, under "Features"
► An Actor for All Seasons: Roger Langley Investigates Patrick McGoohan – at Leslie Charteris, under "Features"
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