Events

Buckingham Covers to issue first day covers to commemorate 50 years of 007 on the big screen

April 27th, 2012 by

The Royal Mail is is to issue a special limited edition stamp sheet to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films. The stamps feature the top ten most popular posters based on a vote at the beginning of the year and will be available from 1st May. Collectors will be interested in two […]

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Sky snatches film rights of 007 films after almost 40 years of being screened on ITV [Mail Online]

April 13th, 2012 by

It has been announced that after nearly 40 years of being shown on ITV the James Bond films are to move to Sky after coming to an agreement with MGM. The move has angered many fans who have become accustomed to watching the traditional bank holiday Bond. According to The Mail: Dr No was the […]

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All James Bond movies set for Blu Ray release?

January 5th, 2012 by

It seems like plans to release all the James Bond films on Blu-Ray could well be announced next week after an invitation for CES 2012 – the Consumer Electronics Show – was posted on Twitter. To date a selection of titles has been released but it makes sense to release them all with 50th Anniversary […]

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BAFTA spies corporate film screenings [ITCM]

December 14th, 2011 by

BAFTA is set to launch spy themed conferences and events in 2012 at its home at 195 Piccadilly to conincide with Skyfall and the re-release of The Bourne Legacy in UK cinemas. BAFTA, the British Association of Film and Television Arts, is a leading venue for preview screenings and other events and according to ITCM: […]

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Ian Fleming’s naval jacket sells for £13,750 at auction [MI6]

November 23rd, 2011 by

A jacket worn by Ian Fleming while observing a raid on Dieppe while servind in Naval Intelligence during the Second World War was sold at auction for £13,750 yesterday.  The jacket had been expected to raise between £5,000 and £7,000 when auctioned by Bonhams and was lately owned by Lord Ivar Mountbatten, who had inherited […]

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James Bond watch sells for $198,000 [AFP]

November 15th, 2011 by

The Rolex Submariner worn by Roger Moore in Live And Let Die sold at auction in Geneva yesterday for 180,000 Swiss francs according to Christie’s. However, that is far lower than the estimate of 200 to 400,000 Swiss francs and so something of a bargain. AFP writes: Its hyper-intensified magnetic field was meanwhile intended to […]

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Five of Ford’s Most Famous Vehicles Visit Elstree Studios [Carpages.co.uk]

October 19th, 2011 by

To celebrate Ford’s centenary in Britain Elstree Studios played host to five of the company’s cars that have appeared on film and TV, including the Ford Mondeo driven by Daniel Craig in Casino Royale (2006). An article on Carpages.co.uk explains: Daniel Craig debuted as James Bond in Casino Royale ahead of the launch of the […]

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James Bond Rolex watch going up for auction next month [Ubergizmo]

October 16th, 2011 by

There is considerable discussion about which model of watch James Bond wore in Ian Fleming’s novels but far more evidence for anyone looking to emulate the movie version of 007. However, not many people have the opportunity to wear a screen used 007 timepiece, as is coming up for auction. According to Ubergizmo: It’s the […]

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BOND Bonanza At Boat Show [Inverclyde Now]

October 5th, 2011 by

James Bond fans heading for Scotland’s Boat Show at Kip Marina are in for a treat with one of three baost used in filming of Quantum of Solace, as well asa range of Aston Martins. According to an article on Inverclyde Now: A SUPERBOAT specially made for a James Bond movie will make a star […]

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DAREDEVIL STUNT – James Bond world record smashed [ITN News]

September 19th, 2011 by

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