Author Profile: Edward Biddulph

Edward Biddulph is the author of Double-O Dining: a James Bond Cookbook. He also runs the blog James Bond Food.
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Nicholas Shakespeare’s Ian Fleming: The Complete Man launched

October 18th, 2023 by

Edward Biddulph reports from the launch of Nicholas Shakespeare’s biography of Ian Fleming. Publisher Harvill Secker celebrated the launch of perhaps the most important biography of recent years – Ian Fleming: The Complete Man by renowned novelist and biographer Nicholas Shakespeare – at The Tophams Hotel in London on 17th October. The most important? Well, […]

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007 at 70: Anniversary launch at the London Library

April 15th, 2023 by

Edward Biddulph attends book launch at the London Library marking the 70th anniversary of Casino Royale. The London Library was the sumptuous setting for a double-O celebration of Ian Fleming and James Bond, organised by Ian Fleming Publications. The event was a double celebration, because, held on 13th April, it marked the 70th anniversary to […]

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Bond at Bletchley Park: Illustrations and Inspirations

May 23rd, 2018 by

Edward Biddulph reports from the preview of a new exhibition at Bletchley Park. Hut 12 at Bletchley Park has become home to an exhibition that celebrates the literary James Bond through contemporary art and explores Ian Fleming’s connection with the centre of British World War Two codebreaking. I was present for a preview of the […]

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James Bond 007: The Ultimate Sticker Collection reviewed

November 18th, 2015 by

Guest author Edward Biddulph revisits his childhood with the James Bond 007: Ultimate Sticker Collection from Dorling Kindersley. Buy from Amazon UK or I don’t know about you, but when I was young, I loved collecting Panini football stickers every four years when the World Cup was on. Saving up my pocket money to buy […]

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Goldfinger at the Grosvenor Film Festival

July 15th, 2014 by

We are so used to seeing the James Bond films on TV that we can easily forget that the films were made for the big screen, but even the best TVs cannot do justice to the panoramic action, the locations, the plots and the inevitable explosions.

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From cold showers to gold painted girls – James Bond and naturopathy

July 12th, 2011 by

This article is by guest writer Edward Biddulph. It is clear from the words given to M, and the description of James Bond reading the book, that, rather than simply referencing the title, Ian Fleming read in detail Alan Moyle’s guide on naturopathy, Nature Cure Explained (1950), before he wrote Thunderball (1961), the adventure in […]

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Mark Greenstreet: James Bond for a day

June 16th, 2011 by

This article is by guest writer Edward Biddulph. The actor Mark Greenstreet screen-tested for the role of James Bond in The Living Daylights in 1986 when Roger Moore retired from the part after completing A View to a Kill (1985). He came very close to winning the role, but it ultimately went to Timothy Dalton. […]

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