MI6 Confidential #37: Decades in Design

October 26th, 2016 by

The latest edition of MI6 Confidential is now available. Click here to order the latest issue, or get five issues for the price of four. Designer Peter Lamont followed in some giant footsteps. Ken Adam had applied a heavy, but lavish and breathtaking, hand to the look of the early Bond films. Taking over in an era […]

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Collecting 007: Francesc Sirvent

October 19th, 2016 by

This week we take a look at some of the items in the collection of Sirvent, Francesc Sirvent. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? When I saw From Russia With Love in a local cinema and years later, the extravaganza Moonraker. What’s your favourite item in your collection and […]

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[VIDEO] Daniel Craig on how he landed the role of 007

October 14th, 2016 by

Last Friday Daniel Craig was interviewed onstage at the New Yorker Festival. In this segment posted on the New Yorker’s YouTube channel, Craig explains how he landed the role of James Bond back in 2005.

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Designing 007 exhibition in Dubai from November

October 11th, 2016 by

Designing 007 headed for Dubai next month. The Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style exhibition is to open at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai on November 13 to February 10, 2017. On display will be Scaramanga’s Golden Gun from The Man With The Golden Gun, Daniel Craig’s sky-blue trunks from Casino Royale, the SPECTRE […]

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Daniel Craig speaks: no decision yet on Bond 25

October 8th, 2016 by

Last night Daniel Craig was interviewed on stage by Nicholas Schmidle for the New Yorker Festival. And during the 90 minute chat about his career the conversation inevitably turned towards 007.  Sporting a bleach blond look for his current role in Lucky Logan, Craig indicated that he certainly hasn’t yet quit the role. Concerning Bond 25 […]

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Anthony Horowitz talks Bond on BBC Radio 2

October 7th, 2016 by

Anthony Horowitz, who has just been confirmed as writing a second James Bond continuation novel, appeared on the Simon Mayo show on BBC Radio 2 on Tuesday. You can listen to the interview online until 3rd November by clicking the link at the bottom of the page. It starts 1:08:30 into the show, with the segment in […]

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Collecting 007: Doug Redenius

October 5th, 2016 by

Doug Redenius talks about his years as a collector. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? 1964 When I was taken to the cinema to see Goldfinger by the babysitter. I was 8 years old. What’s your favourite item in your collection and why? The Incredible World of James Bond toy diorama figure […]

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Anthony Horowitz to pen second 007 book

October 4th, 2016 by

Anthony Horowitz will write a second 007 continuation novel featuring original material by Ian Fleming for publication in the spring of 2018. The announcement was made this morning in The Book Seller, in which quotes Horowitz as saying: “Writing Trigger Mortis was a pleasure and I was delighted by the positive response when it was […]

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