MI6 Headquarters – Vauxhall Cross, London

March 30th, 2011 by

While it may not be on the list of top sightseeing attractions for most visitors to London, James Bond fans with some time on their hands may want to visit the MI6 headquarters at Vauxhall Cross, which has appeared in several of the recent films, including the Thames boat chase in The World Is Not […]

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Judi Dench lets slip top secret date of the next James Bond [Express.co.uk]

March 27th, 2011 by

We’ve had little in the way of Bond 23 news since the release date and director were confirmed in January, but it seems like filming will start in November according to Judi Dench. She said: “I am going to do the next Bond in November. I don’t know the location yet but hopefully it will […]

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Forrest Gump beats 007 as greatest film character of all time [The Telegraph]

March 25th, 2011 by

It’s hard to believe, but Forrest Gump trumped James Bond as the greatest character in the history of the movies in a poll by ABC News and People magazine. Out of more than half a million films made by Hollywood the character portrayed by Tom Hanks ranked top in the biggest ever poll of moviegoers… […]

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The Old Fashioned

March 22nd, 2011 by

The Old Fashioned is a Grandfather of a drink and adheres to a very early definition of a cocktail; alcoholic spirit, bitters, water, and sugar.

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Arctic Monkeys’ frontman wants to do Bond 23 theme

March 17th, 2011 by

Alex Turner has revealed that he’d like to write the theme for Bond 23. The singer, best known for his work with Arctic Monkeys, was talking to the BBC at the premiere of ‘Submarine’, the debut film by his friend Richard Ayoade and for which he has contributed five songs. While Ayoade is better known […]

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MI6 Confidential #9 – Bond Girls

March 16th, 2011 by

It’s had a slight change of name, but MI6 Confidential #9 has just been released taking an in depth look at that all important element of the James Bond films, the Bond Girls. The latest edition of the magazine is packed with more than a dozen exclusive interviews and some rare photos of Bond girls. […]

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John Barry – a tribute

March 12th, 2011 by

As a tribute to the late John Barry, professional musician Tim Mottershead takes an in-depth look at John Barry’s contribution to the James Bond films.

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Licence to Cook by Edward Biddulph

March 1st, 2011 by

Licence to Cook

As many of you know I recently published a book about James Bond’s drinks, available from Lulu.com, Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk. While browsing Lulu.com I came across another James Bond related book and ordered it immediately. Licence to Cook was written by Edward Biddulph and contains a selection of recipes from Ian Fleming’s books; it also […]

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