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David Leigh

I've been a James Bond fan since I was 8 years old when I simultaneously read Casino Royale and bought an Corgi Aston Martin DB5. I've been running The James Bond Dossier since 2002 and today there are a variety of authors contributing to the website.

Website: https://www.thejamesbonddossier.com

N Peal launches 007 Cashmere Collection

October 18th, 2019 by

Daniel Craig has worn sweaters provided by N Peal in the last couple of James Bond films, making their products extremely popular with fans. After starting their association with 007 in Skyfall the company must have been laughing all the way to the bank when they saw Craig wearing their charcoal mock turtleneck on the […]

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Secret Cinema’s presentation of Casino Royale wraps with record numbers

October 16th, 2019 by

Over the summer 120,000 fans immersed themselves in Secret Cinema’s presentation of Casino Royale for a box office take of more than £8m. Since June 2019, London has played host to Secret Cinema’s immersive production of the critically acclaimed film Casino Royale. The four-month show entertained over 120,000 people, placing the film back in the […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0028: Quite A Sacrifice

October 16th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How do the films most faithful to Fleming stack up against the best original adventures? The panel selects their favourite film from the franchise that is closest to the Ian Fleming source material and – conversely – picks out […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0027: This Call Is Being Recorded

October 10th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Does the scale of the villain’s plot affect the quality of the adventure? We explore a hypothesis that the effectiveness of a James Bond film is related to the scale and stakes of the villain’s plot. Along the way […]

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Last opportunities to see Q The Music Show in 2019

October 7th, 2019 by

Only five concerts remain this year to see the highly rated Q The Music Show perform their James Bond Concert Spectacular. The world’s hardest working and busiest James Bond Concert have a few remaining dates on their 2019 concert tour of the UK. The show started in the West End back in March and has […]

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Aston Martin announce four of their cars to appear in Bond 25

October 5th, 2019 by

Aston Martin adds DBS to the roster for No Time to Die. When it was announced that three Aston Martins would be used in No Time to Die some of us wondered if that wasn’t overdoing it a bit. While I love the brand there can be too much of a good thing. Today the […]

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No Time to Die teaser poster released

October 5th, 2019 by

Fans were hoping for a teaser trailer for No Time to Die today to coincide with Global James Bond Day. In the end it looks like we’ll have to make do with this teaser poster, just revealed on the official 007 social media channels.

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Global James Bond Day

October 5th, 2019 by

On 5th October 1962 Dr No  premiered at the London Pavilion, the first of what is one of the most successful film series ever. Since 2012 the day has been celebrated as Global James Bond Day. So wherever you are in the world and whatever you are doing, today is the day to raise a vodka […]

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Secret Cinema’s Casino Royale headed for Shanghai

October 1st, 2019 by

Ambitious immersive experience to open in China late November. Secret Cinema’s London run of Casino Royale is coming to an end this weekend. The final showing will be on 6th October and fewer than 50 ticket still remain at the time of writing. However, if you missed it, all is not lost. It was announced […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0026: The Rule of ’80s Bond

October 1st, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Which two pictures make the best double feature? We explore the history of Bond double bills before pitching our ultimate double features to screen in our imaginary picture house. Our selections are designed to showcase some interesting tone, thematic […]

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