Daniel Craig

Podcast 003: Whatever happened to 2016?

December 15th, 2016 by

A look at what did and didn’t happen in the world of 007 during 2016, mainly focusing on Bond 25.

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Barbara Broccoli set to ask Daniel Craig back after Othello ends?

December 8th, 2016 by

A US website claims Barbara Broccoli produced Daniel Craig’s current stage run of Othello to entice him back for Bond 25. The article on Page Six, part of the NY Post network, quotes an unnamed source as saying Craig wants to “stretch his artistic muscles” and Broccoli did the play as a gift in order to […]

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Casino Royale after 10 years

November 15th, 2016 by

In the week of Casino Royale’s 10th anniversary we take a look at how the 21st Bond film came into being and the introduction of Daniel Craig as 007. After Die Another Day (2002) there can have been few who believed that Pierce Brosnan wouldn’t return for a fifth outing as 007. Today the film is […]

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Casino Royale: remembering the Royal World Premiere

November 14th, 2016 by

Hard as it is to believe, today marks the tenth anniversary of Casino Royale’s Leicester Square premiere. Here I revisit my experience of that day. The world premiere of any Bond film is a huge event. However, with a new actor playing 007 and a change in direction for the series, there was a huge […]

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Anniversary of world première of Casino Royale [2006]

November 14th, 2016 by

Tuesday 14th November 2006 marked the Royal World Première of Daniel Craig’s eagerly awaited Bond debut, Casino Royale, in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II. After a certain element of the fan base railed against Craig as Pierce Brosnan’s successor and the British tabloid press went after him with a vengeance it must have been satisfying when early reviews were […]

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Anniversary of US release of Skyfall [2012]

November 9th, 2016 by

Daniel Craig’s third Bond film, Skyfall, went on general release in the United States on 9th November 2012, although it was released in IMAX the day before. Production was delayed by the financial problems of MGM, resulting in a four year gap between Quantum of Solace and Skyfall.

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Anniversary of UK release of Quantum of Solace [2008]

October 31st, 2016 by

The eagerly anticipated second Bond film with Daniel Craig, Quantum of Solace , went on UK general release on 31st October 2008. Despite the success of Casino Royale (2006) the follow up was widely felt to miss the mark.  

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Anniversary of Quantum of Solace première [2008]

October 29th, 2016 by

Quantum of Solace premièred at the Odeon Leicester Square on 29th October 2008. After the success of Casino Royale (2006), Daniel Craig’s second James Bond outing was eagerly anticipated but widely felt to miss the mark.

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Anniversary of SPECTRE Royal World Premiere [2015]

October 26th, 2016 by

The Royal World Premiere of SPECTRE, Daniel Craig’s fourth Bond movie, took place at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 26th October 2015. Cast and crew were in attendance to walk the red carpet, as well as dozens of Bond fans from around the world. The approach to the Royal Albert Hall was spectacularly decorated in a Mexican theme, […]

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Anniversary of UK release of Skyfall [2012]

October 26th, 2016 by

Skyfall went on UK general release  at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 26th October 2012 and after massively positive reviews went on to become the UK’s best grossing movie and the first Bond movie to earn more than $1 billion worldwide.

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