John Barry Set For Posthumous Classic Brit Award [Contact Music]

April 29th, 2011 by

According to an article published by Contact Music, John Barry, who died in January, is to be awarded a Classic Brit Award in May. In addition to this there will be a concert to commemorate his work at the Royale Albert Hall, featuring Timothy Dalton and Sir Michael Caine. Read John Barry Set For Posthumous […]

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Goldeneye soundtrack

April 19th, 2011 by

After a six year absence due to legal issues, it was once again all change for the James Bond series.  The end of the Cold War, a new Bond, a new, female M and the first Bond film not to take any story elements from Ian Fleming’s books, Goldeneye introduced 007 to a new generation. […]

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Carte Blanche trailer now online

April 14th, 2011 by

Carte Blanche is available to pre-order from: Amazon.co.uk Amazon.com Carte Blanch is the new James Bond continuation novel by acclaimed thriller writer Jeffery Deaver. The book is available on May 14th in the UK and June 14th in the USA.

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John Barry tribute – OHMSS

April 12th, 2011 by

In the second part of his tribute to John Barry, Bond fan and professional musician Tim Mottershead takes an in depth look at Barry’s work for On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. With Connery having filmed the first novel in the so-called Blofeld trilogy Thunderball, in 1965, the logical next step would have been to film […]

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007 to feature at Valencia film festival

April 9th, 2011 by

James Bond is to featured at Valencia’s 23rd Action and Adventure Festival, which takes place between 11th – 14th April. The festival includes a conference in which various panellists discuss various aspects of the fictional spy, while visitors will be able to see the BMW used in Goldeneye and the bike from Tomorrow Never Dies. […]

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Bond 23 Location Scouting In South Africa [MI6]

April 7th, 2011 by

Barbara Broccoli and Sam Mendes are currently in South Africa scouting locations for Bond 23 according to to a report on MI6. The producer and director of the next James Bond film revealed this information to Darren Gough, former England international cricketer, on board a Virgin flight to Johannesburg yesterday. The article goes on to […]

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Ian Fleming on Desert Island Disks

April 4th, 2011 by

On Monday 5th August 1963, Ian Fleming was the guest on Roy Plomley’s Desert Island Disks, a long-running show on BBC radio that was first broadcast on 29 January 1942 and still runs today. The premise of the programme is simple; each week a famous guest (“castaway”) chooses eight pieces of music, as well as […]

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