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This four part mini series is a lavish production based on the life of former spy and James Bond author Ian Fleming. The series intertwines the many myths that have sprung up about the mysterious life of Fleming and the actual events that are known to have taken place during his life as a military officer and spy during World War II and his post war life as a the writer of the James Bond novels.

The series begins with Fleming embarking on the writing of Casino Royale with his partner Ann O'Neill at their home in the Caribbean. Fleming is then shown at the outbreak of World War II as a man enjoying his life as a playboy and searching for a role within his personal and professional life. Fleming embarks on a series of affairs, before finding Ann as a married woman and falling in love with her. As the war moves forward, Fleming finds his way to the intelligence department of the Royal Navy and embarks on a career as a spy. Throughout the series, Ian Fleming is depicted as a man struggling with authority and battling with feelings of inadequacy towards his more successful older brother.

Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on January 29, 2014.

Where do I stream Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond online? Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond is available for streaming on BBC America, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on BBC America
1 Season, 4 Episodes
January 29, 2014
Drama, Military & War, Romance
Cast: Dominic Cooper
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Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond Full Episode Guide

  • Fleming travels to Germany to secure nuclear plans before the Russians find them and encounters renegade German soldiers who refuse to surrender. Fleming is forced to find other ways to use his imagination other than the naval intelligence.

  • Fleming is pursuing Ann, but gets a clear message from Rothermere. While in Canada Fleming is asked to help by the Americans to help the CIA. When he gets back to London he and Godfrey form a new intelligence squad of commandos to stop the nazis for good.

  • Fleming goes to France, after persuading Godfrey, to oversee some secret files that were destructed. But some unexpected obstacles got in the way which put him in danger.

  • Fleming was a struggling author who didn't meet his deceased father's standards. After he collected a rare German art piece from a dealer, he began working with British naval intelligence.