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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

Bollinger announces limited edition 007 gift box

September 30th, 2020 by

Special Cuvée gift pack features 007 and Aston Martin. In celebration of over 40 years of partnership as the Official Champagne of 007 and the upcoming film No Time to Die, Champagne Bollinger has produced a limited edition gift box that brings together three icons: Bollinger’s signature Special Cuvée, the Aston Martin DB5 and the legendary […]

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Plaque stolen from Ian Fleming’s grave

September 30th, 2020 by

Epitaph to James Bond author removed from family tomb. A plaque commemorating the life of Ian Fleming has been stolen from the obelisk marking his grave, as well as those of his wife Ann and son Caspar. The plaque appears to have been levered out from the side of the memorial. Fleming, who died in […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0066: Killing Fleming

September 26th, 2020 by

For this episode, the panel delves into the concept of ‘Death of the Author’ in the context of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels.

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Crockett & Jones announces 007 limited edition shoe

September 25th, 2020 by

Another Bond related Brand launches No Time to Die tie-in product. Shoemaker Crockett & Jones have announced an exclusive collaboration with EON Productions to celebrate the forthcoming release of No Time To Die. Made from the finest box calf and featuring a signature Hand Grade leather sole, ‘JAMES’ is a 007 limited edition shoe inspired by […]

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Omega release TV ad for new 007 Edition watch

September 24th, 2020 by

OMEGA celebrates the forthcoming release of No Time To Die with the launch of their new TV spot, featuring the Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Edition watch.

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The James Bond Dossier gets a makeover

September 24th, 2020 by

New website design dramatically improves mobile experience. Today I’m excited to unveil an updated design for this website, The James Bond Dossier. The redesign has taken much longer than planned but should be worth it as it makes mobile usability significantly better. If you’re reading this on desktop it’ll look much as it did before […]

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Nokia campaign features Lashana Lynch as Nomi

September 23rd, 2020 by

No Time To Die’s Lashana Lynch features in as Nomi in Nokia’s new ad for the new Nokia 8.3 5G.  In it we see Nomi on a mission with her new gadget. According to Lashana Lynch “The world we live in now means we all have the ultimate gadget in our pockets. It’s amazing what […]

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Michael Lonsdale dies aged 89

September 22nd, 2020 by

Yesterday we learnt of the death of Michael Lonsdale at his home in France. Over the course of Michael Lonsdale’s long career he appeared in more than 200 films as well as a variety of TV shows and stage productions. One of his best known roles remains his portrayal of Huge Drax in Moonraker (1979). […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0065: Watchalong with Live And Let Die

September 18th, 2020 by

Don your tactical turtleneck, grab a bourbon (no ice), and cue up your copy of Live And Let Die as the panel chats over the film in real-time with observations, trivia, insights, and irreverence.

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Meet Safin feature [video]

September 16th, 2020 by

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