Screenwriter Christopher Wood dies

October 19th, 2015 by

On Saturday morning Roger Moore announced on twitter the death of screenwriter and novelist Christopher Wood.  Wood wrote the screenplay for two of Moore’s Bond films, The Spy Who Loved Me (1977, which he wrote with Richard Maibaum) and Moonraker (1979). He also wrote novelisations of the two films. As well as his work on Bond, Wood’s […]

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An Evening with Sir Roger Moore

October 14th, 2015 by

Sir Roger Moore

With Roger Moore’s new tour about to kick off on Sunday, Tim Mottorshead provides his thoughts on Moore’s previous tour. Photo: Sir Roger Moore in 1973 by Allan Warren. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. When I first heard of Sir Roger Moore’s tour, my initial thought (will he be coming to a venue nearby?) was quickly […]

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Opinion: Daniel Craig on quitting Bond

October 14th, 2015 by

There has been a lot of press over the last few days since Daniel Craig said in an interview that he would “slash his wrists” before making another Bond movie and if he did another he would only be doing it for the money. The criticisms have been various. That he is biting the hand […]

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Phillips to auction Live And Let Die buzzsaw watch

October 13th, 2015 by

A modified Rolex Submariner worn by Roger Moore in Live And Let Die is to be auctioned in Geneva by Phillips on 7th and 8th November. Photo: Phillips Auctioneers. The watch is a 1972 Rolex Submariner 5513 in stainless steel modified by art director Syd Cain to include a buzzsaw bezel. With an estimate of CHF 150,000 […]

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James Bond and Omega

October 13th, 2015 by

While in the books and the early films James Bond was always a Rolex man, modern Bond wears Omega. When Pierce Brosnan stepped into the shoes of the world’s most famous secret agent he also slipped his wrist into the bracelet of an Omega timepiece. In Goldeneye Brosnan wore a blue-dialled quartz Seamaster Professional diving watch […]

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Next Young Bond title revealed

October 13th, 2015 by

Steve Cole announces the title of his second Young Bond novel. Speaking at the the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Saturday, Young Bond author Steve Cole announced his second book in the series was to be titled Heads You Die. The book will be published in the UK on 5th May 2016by Red Fox Publishing, an imprint of Random House and […]

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MI6 Confidential #32: Behind the scenes of SPECTRE

October 12th, 2015 by

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its thirty-second issue. Sam Mendes had a particular vision for a car chase through the streets of Rome. It’s the dead of night, the streets are clear and two spectacular hyper- cars are going head to head. In this issue we meet […]

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Jonathan Ross to host SPECTRE Special on ITV

October 9th, 2015 by

[video https://www.youtube.com/embed/0fjHhz2cfh8 ] Jonathan Ross, who will be hosting an hour long SPECTRE special on ITV later this month, was asked recently about what he knew about the new Bond film. Watch the video above to learn more. The SPECTRE special will air on Saturday 17th October at 18:30 and will feature interviews with Naomie Harris, Andrew Scott, […]

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Two new titles on Ian Fleming published today in UK

October 8th, 2015 by

Fans of literary Bond will be interested in two books on Ian Fleming released today. The first is The Man With The Golden Typewriter, in which Fergus Fleming has selected many of his uncle’s letters related to James Bond. We currently have a contest to win one of three signed copies, but you can order it […]

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Bollinger Limited SPECTRE Edition Champagne available in UK

October 8th, 2015 by

As a long standing partner of the James Bond films, Champagne house Bollinger has commemorated the forthcoming release of SPECTRE with a special 007 limited edition of its 2009 vintage. This Champagne was aged for 6 years in old oak barrels, twice as long as the stipulated by law and it shows in the deep golden colour. Click […]

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