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JAMES BOND NEWS JAMES BOND NEWS
The latest news items from the world
of James Bond 007.

Also a look back at 007 MAGAZINE archived news coverage 2005-2023.
Daniel Craig as James Bond 007

Daniel Craig as James Bond 007
Look back at how 007 MAGAZINE reported all
the news from the Daniel Craig era - from his controversial casting in Casino Royale in October 2005, through to the release of his fifth and final film, No Time To Die in September 2021.

James Bond themed EVENTS EVENTS
News of upcoming James Bond themed
events, celebrity signings and exhibitions.
007 MAGAZINE Media Archive - images available to the media MEDIA ARCHIVE
Images available to the media from the
007 MAGAZINE ARCHIVE. The 007 MAGAZINE ARCHIVE boasts the largest collection of James Bond-related images readily available to the media in the world.
FACT FILES - The James Bond Novels FACT FILES - The James Bond Novels
Everything you need to know about the
James Bond novels written by Ian Fleming
and continuation authors. The complete guide to the literary world of 007.
 
FACT FILES - The James Bond Movies FACT FILES - The James Bond Movies
Everything you need to know about the 25 official James Bond films, plus the two independently made films, and 1954 US live TV broadcast of Casino Royale.
Profiles of the six actors who have played 007.
NEW PRODUCTS NEW PRODUCTS
News and links to all the latest James Bond merchandise, toys, gadgets, books, DVDs and Blu-ray.
FACT FILES - James Bond Posters FACT FILES - James Bond Posters
A gallery of the posters that accompanied every official general release or re-release of the James Bond films in the UK.
Also 007 MAGAZINE Collector's Guide to US James Bond movie posters.
  JAMES BOND ANNIVERSARY NEWS COVERAGE
70 YEARS OF 007 James Bond 70th Anniversary
2023 marks 70 years since the publication of Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel CASINO ROYALE. Look back at the news and events celebrating 70 years of 007.
60 YEARS OF BOND

James Bond 60th Anniversary
2022 marked 60 years since the release ofthe first James Bond film Dr. No starring Sean Connery as Ian Fleming's Secret Agent James Bond 007. Look back at the news and events celebrating 60 years of Bond.

Celebrating 50 YEARS OF 007 James Bond 50th Anniversary
2012 marked the 50th Anniversary of James Bond in the cinema. The anniversary was celebrated with a year-long series of events leading up to the release of Skyfall. Look back at news and events celebrating 50 years of 007.
IAN FLEMING CENTENARY 1908-2008

Ian Fleming Centenary
2008 was the centenary of the birth of Ian Fleming, creator of one of the most legendary literary characters, James Bond. A year-long programme of events celebrated the many aspects of his extraordinary life.

  JAMES BOND FILM ANNIVERSARY RETROSPECTIVES
James Bond Is Back! From Russia With Love at 60 JAMES BOND IS BACK!
007 MAGAZINE looks back at the production of From Russia With Love, released 60 years ago as the second entry in the long-running James Bond film series, with Sean Connery reprising his role as Ian Fleming’s Secret Agent.
The Making of Never Say Never Again The Making of Never Say Never Again
As Sean Connery's comeback as 007 reaches its 40th anniversary, 007 MAGAZINE explores the reasons behind why the film failed to live up to expectations, and the myriad problems that befell the production of Never Say Never Again.
James Bond's All Time High! James Bond's All Time High!
As the thirteenth instalment of the long-running series reaches its 40th Anniversary,
007 MAGAZINE looks back at the making of Octopussy - Roger Moore’s sixth and penultimate appearance as James Bond.
"All this and much Moore!" Live And Let Die at 50

All this and much Moore!
A look back at the production of Live And Let Die, released 50 years ago as the eighth entry in the long-running James Bond film series. Roger Moore's 007 debut proved that cinemagoers were willing to embrace a new actor in the role

Tomorrow Never Knows Tomorrow Never Knows
A 25th anniversary look back at the making of Tomorrow Never Dies. Despite its troubled production, Pierce Brosnan's second James Bond film consolidated the future of the franchise for a new generation.
Beyond The Ice -  Die Another Day at 20 Beyond The Ice
A look back at the production of Die Another Day starring Pierce Brosnan in his fourth and final film as 007. Released in 2002 as the twentieth entry in the long-running series, then celebrating its 40th Anniversary.
Once upon a spy - Skyfall 10th anniversary Once upon a spy
007 MAGAZINE looks back at the production of Skyfall, released 10 years ago as the twenty third entry in the long-running Bond series. Still the most commercially successful James Bond film when not adjusted for inflation.
Dr. No at 60 Dr. No at 60
In the year the cinematic James Bond franchise celebrates its 60th anniversary 007 MAGAZINE looks back at the production of Dr. No, the first adventure in the long-running series.
DIAMONDS GOES GOLD! DIAMONDS GOES GOLD!
A look back at the production of the seventh James Bond film, which saw Sean Connery return to the role of 007 after a four-year absence, as Diamonds Are Forever celebrates its 50th Anniversary.
GROWING OLD GRACEFULLY - For Your Eyes Only at 40 GROWING OLD GRACEFULLY
007 MAGAZINE looks back at the production of Roger Moore's fifth James Bond film as For Your Eyes Only celebrates its 40th Anniversary.
Outer Space Now Belongs To 007 Outer Space Now Belongs To 007
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Moonraker, a look back at the production of the eleventh James Bond adventure, which at the time of its release became the highest-grossing film of the series.
THE BIG GAMBLE - Licence To Kill at 30 THE BIG GAMBLE
To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Licence To Kill, 007 MAGAZINE looks back at the production of the sixteenth James Bond film starring Timothy Dalton in his second and final 007 adventure released in 1989.
Casino Royale at 50 Casino Royale at 50
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the release of Casino Royale, 007 MAGAZINE presents 007 little-known facts about the
film that was too big for one James Bond!
NOBODY DOES IT BETTER NOBODY DOES IT BETTER
007 MAGAZINE looks back at the production of The Spy Who Loved Me as the film celebrates its 40th Anniversary.
  EXCLUSIVE ARTICLES & FEATURES
What the Censor Saw What the Censor Saw
Luke G. Williams takes an in-depth look at the censorship process surrounding From Russia With Love and examines how the James Bond films helped push the boundaries of the ‘permissive society’ that was emerging during the 1960s.
   
The past if a foreign country; they do things differently there. The past is a foreign country...
Guest writer Donovan Mayne-Nicholls argues
the case for Ian Fleming’s writings being read
as the author intended rather than in ‘woke’ expurgated versions. An alternative viewpoint on the 70th Anniversary Edition paperbacks.
A Bond is a Bond is a Bond A Bond is a Bond is a Bond
Ahead of the 70th Anniversary of 007, it is announced that Ian Fleming's books will be controversially reissued in an edited format. Thoughts on the 70th Anniversary Editions of the original James Bond novels by John Cork.
Trivial Pursuit Trivial Pursuit
As part of the extensive and definitive FACT FILES series, 007 MAGAZINE takes an in-depth look at those significant ‘in-jokes’, cameo appearances and general trivia scattered throughout the James Bond films.
“James Bond has only one father – Ian Fleming.” James Bond has only one father...
Johanna Harwood's important role in the first two Bond films has for too long been brushed aside in many 007 histories. An exclusive interview with the screenwriter conducted in the 60th anniversary year of the James Bond film series.
DOUBLE OR NOTHING DOUBLE OR NOTHING
Guest reviewer Donovan Mayne-Nicholls runs his critical eye over author Kim Sherwood’s first in a trilogy of novels introducing a new generation of Double-O agents in DOUBLE OR NOTHING.
REWRITING FLEMING REWRITING FLEMING
Guest reviewer Donovan Mayne-Nicholls runs his critical eye over author Anthony Horowitz’s latest James Bond novel WITH A MIND TO KILL.
On Her Majesty's Service On Her Majesty's Service
007 MAGAZINE pays tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022). A look back at Her Majesty's long association with the world of James Bond - culminating with her appearance in ‘Happy & Glorious’ in 2012.
The People's Pageant The People's Pageant
On Sunday June 5, 2022 - 007 celebrated The Queen and 70 years of exceptional service to her country by taking part in The Platinum Jubilee Pageant. Ten iconic Bond vehicles joined Act II of a once-in-a-lifetime procession.
Art For Art's Sake - The Return of The Duke Art For Art's Sake - The Return of The Duke
The 2021 drama-comedy film The Duke tells the story of the disappearance and recovery of Goya's portrait of The Duke of Wellington, which memorably appeared in Dr. No (1962). Also a look at other famous works of art in series.
Looking down the barrel of a gun

Looking down the barrel of a gun
After 60 years, 25 instalments and 6 James Bond actors, the gun barrel sequence is the one constant that has appeared in every film in some form or another. An in-depth look at the cinematic icon created by Maurice Binder.

“The name's Gavin, John Gavin.” The name's Gavin, John Gavin.
007 MAGAZINE investigates the one actor who remarkably was actually signed and paid to play James Bond in Diamonds Are Forever (1971) but never made it in front of the camera.
GET IT WRIGHT EDGAR!

GET IT WRIGHT EDGAR!
Thunderball, the fourth 007 adventure starring Sean Connery, which premiered in December 1965, features prominently in Edgar Wright's time-travelling psychological horror film
Last Night In Soho (2021).

JAMES BOND ON THE SMALL SCREEN JAMES BOND ON THE SMALL SCREEN
Read about the controversy surrounding the
sale of the James Bond films to UK television
in 1974, and how the series subsequently conquered the TV ratings when first broadcast.
Timothy Dalton at 75 Timothy Dalton at 75
The war hero, the special ops agent and the music hall legend – the amazing family history of 007-star Timothy Dalton revealed!
A 007 MAGAZINE Exclusive to celebrate the
75th birthday of the two-time James Bond actor.
LONDON CALLING! LONDON CALLING!
A nostalgic look back to a time when the only place to see a James Bond film was on the big screen! An exclusive two-part article taking a fascinating look at the release schedules of the James Bond films in London's West End.
SHOWMANSHIP & EXPLOITATION SHOWMANSHIP & EXPLOITATION
A Fistful of Secret Agents, Pink Panthers ... and much more! A look at the studio responsible for bringing James Bond to the big screen. Also some of the other films and spin-offs distributed by United Artists alongside James Bond.
Sir Sean Connery (1930-2020) Sir Sean Connery (1930-2020)
007 MAGAZINE pays tribute to the actor who
is still considered by many to be the definitive screen James Bond. A definitive look back at the distinguished career of Sean Connery –
Bond and Beyond!
Nadja Regin (1931-2019) Nadja Regin (1931-2019)
One of the actresses to appear in two Bond films as different characters, Nadja Regin’s off-screen life story is more dramatic and heart-rending than any Hollywood movie. An exclusive interview with the two-time Bond Girl.
JAMES BOND UK PAPERBACKS JAMES BOND UK PAPERBACKS
The complete guide to James Bond in paperback, including an exclusive five-part overview of the most successful period in 007s literary history, when Ian Fleming's novels were published in the UK by PAN Books.
JAMES BOND US PAPERBACKS JAMES BOND US PAPERBACKS
The complete guide to James Bond in paperback in the USA, including a comprehensive checklist of all cover variations by title from 1955 to date.
PULP FICTION PULP FICTION
The publishing history of Ian Fleming's
James Bond novels in the USA is examined in a fascinating new and exclusive in-depth article. 
James Bond & PLAYBOY

James Bond & PLAYBOY
An exclusive article examining James Bond's long association with PLAYBOY magazine. From the serialization of Ian Fleming's novels and short stories, to a peek at the pictorials that promoted the release of each new Bond film.

The Japanese Greta Garbos? The Japanese Greta Garbos?
In search of Mie Hama and Akiko Wakabayashi. A look at the careers of two of the most elusive Bond Girls from You Only Live Twice - which celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2017.
BOND 50 Blu-ray review BOND 50 Blu-ray review
An exclusive review of the BOND 50 Blu-ray sets from both sides of the Atlantic.

See also THE ULTIMATE DVD GUIDE
FROM KENT, WITH LOVE FROM KENT, WITH LOVE
An exclusive article revealing important information regarding the creation of some of Ian Fleming's most famous characters and his own connections with the county of Kent.
Sir Roger Moore (1927-2017) Sir Roger Moore (1927-2017)
007 MAGAZINE's tribute to Sir Roger Moore and Leave them wanting Moore - a brief overlook at the 7 movie tenure of one of the most popular James Bond actors ever!
Desmond Llewelyn (1914-1999) Desmond Llewelyn (1914-1999)
A tribute to the much-loved character actor who played gadget-master Q in 16 James Bond films from 1963-1999.
BLOODY SNOW! BLOODY SNOW!
An assault on Piz Gloria...
or A Father & Son's Bonding Experience.

OHMSS enthusiast FRED BRYANT took a trip to Piz Gloria, and like James Bond before him,
escaped to bring us this debriefing.
The Battle For Bond The Battle For Bond
10 Things You Never Knew About
Kevin McClory and Thunderball

007 MAGAZINE exclusively presents extracts from the book, The Battle For Bond: The Genesis of Cinema's Greatest Hero by ROBERT SELLERS.
The Battle For Bond Rages On! The Battle For Bond Rages On!
Author and journalist ROBERT SELLERS talks exclusively to 007 MAGAZINE about the latest page in the seemingly never-ending saga of
the ‘THUNDERBALL case’.
See Also The Battle For Bond Battles On!
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Selected 007 MAGAZINE Articles, Features and Interviews

Selected 007 MAGAZINE Articles, Special Features and Interviews
A growing archive of items from long out-of-print issues of 007 MAGAZINE, and special features originally available exclusively to subscribers of 007 MAGAZINE OnLine.

Many of these articles were originally only presented in black & white in the printed editions,
but now remastered and with many additional rare images from the 007 MAGAZINE Archive.

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007 MAGAZINE BIBLIOGRAPHY 007 MAGAZINE BIBLIOGRAPHY
A complete bibliography of the printed issues of 007 MAGAZINE, 007 MAGAZINE Archive Files, Special Publications and Limited Edition Calendars. Plus an Appendix covering issues of 007 EXTRA and 007 NEWSLETTER.
CONTRIBUTORS 007 MAGAZINE CONTRIBUTORS
Biographies of the contributors to 007 MAGAZINE past and present.
HISTORY HISTORY
A complete illustrated history of 007 MAGAZINE from its inception in 1979 to the present day; a look at the staff, offices and events that helped establish 007 MAGAZINE as the world's premier James Bond resource!
EVENTS EVENTS
A fully illustrated look back at 25 years of groundbreaking events organised by
Graham Rye for 007 MAGAZINE readers!
PROPS ARCHIVE PROPS ARCHIVE
The 007 MAGAZINE Archive has been active in saving many film props from destruction and has been responsible for archiving a number of rare and unique items from the James Bond films for the enjoyment of future generations.
GRAHAM RYE BIOGRAPHY GRAHAM RYE BIOGRAPHY
Graham Rye's complete illustrated James Bond-related professional biography.

Including four archival interviews with the
007 MAGAZINE Editor & Publisher.
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