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Report from the Best of John Barry: Bond and Beyond concert in London

On Thursday, 16th November 2017, The Royal Festival Hall on London's Southbank played host to the Philharmonia Orchestra who, conducted by Nicholas Dodd, played a repertoire of The Best of John Barry: Bond and Beyond. As part of the Philharmonia at the Movies, the evening was presented by UK television star Robert Lindsay.

Published: 2017-11-17

Barbara Broccoli's Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool now at UK cinemas

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool is a critically acclaimed film produced by James Bond executive producer Barbara Broccoli featuring a brilliant cast headed by Anette Benning, Jamie Bell, Vanessa Redgrave, Julie Walters and Kenneth Cranham.

Published: 2017-11-17

The first ever Official Limited Edition James Bond Collectors Box

A-BOX have announced the launch of a Limited Edition James Bond Collectors Box including licensed clothing, collectables and more. The ultimate Christmas Gift for all collectors of official James Bond 007 memorabilia?

Published: 2017-11-16

Sir Ken Adam's Work On Display At Flo-Master Exhibit In Berlin

Iconic drawings by legendary James Bond Production Designer Sir Ken Adam (1921-2016) is exhibited at the O&O Depot in Berlin until 14th December 2017

Published: 2017-11-16

German Actress Karin Dor (1938-2017)

A celebration of German actress Karin Dor who sadly passed away on 6th November 2017 at the age of 79. Karin portrayed Helga Brandt opposite Sean Connery in the 1967 James Bond film You Only Live Twice.

Published: 2017-11-08

A Celebration of Swedish Action Hero Dolph Lundgren on his 60th Birthday

On this day the famous Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren celebrates his 60th birthday. Dolph debuted on film in A View to a Kill (1985) directed by John Glen. Dolph share birthday with legendary James Bond film composer John Barry who scored the music for AVTAK.

Published: 2017-11-03

An Evening with film producer Anthony Waye in London on 15th November

Gain a rare insight into the career of one of Britain’s leading figures in film production, in An Evening with Anthony Waye, presented by The Production Guild of Great Britain and open to the general public. The event, supported by Technicolor, takes place on Wednesday 15th November 2017 at The Courthouse Hotel in London.

Published: 2017-11-02

Up Front with Bond, Carry On & Hammer Horror girl Valerie Leon in London

Long-time FSWL supporter and friend Valerie Leon, the ever-glamorous icon of the 1970s who've had a brush with James Bond twice (first in The Spy Who Loved Me opposite Roger Moore and then in Never Say Never Again opposite Sean Connery), makes her Live At Zédel debut in London on 9th November 2017.

Published: 2017-10-29

The Foreginer starring Pierce Brosnan premieres in Sweden on 17th November

The Foreigner starring Pierce Brosnan (James Bond in GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day) and Jackie Chan (the second time Chan appears in a movie with a James Bond actor after Cannonball Run with Roger Moore) premieres at cinemas in Sweden on Friday 17th November 2017. The film is directed by Martin Campbell who also directed Pierce in GoldenEye. Other Bond related actors in this movie include Dermot Crowley (Octopussy) and Michael Billington (son of Michael Billington). Casting by Debbie McWilliams. David Tattersall (Die Another Day) is director of photography. Greg Powell, son of Nosher Powell and brother of Gary Powell, is stunt coordinator.

Published: 2017-10-26

Birthday of British actor and stuntman Terence (Terry) Mountain

A celebration of long-time FSWL supporter Terence Mountain, one of a few actors who have appeared in more than one Bond film. First in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) and then in Diamonds Are Forever (1971). Terry was one of the 13 honorary guests at our James Bond festival in Stockholm 2014 to celebrate the website's 10th Anniversay. The event is still considered to be the biggest Bond event to date in Northern Europe.

Published: 2017-10-25

Sam Smith The Thrill Of It All Tour at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm

Sam Smith follows Adele and performs at Ericsson Globe arena (part of Stockholm Live) on 19th April 2018. In addition to both singing a theme song for a James Bond movie (Sam for the 2015 film SPECTRE and Adele for 2012's Skyfall) they also share the honour of having won an Academy Award for their contribution to the 007 phenomenon.

Published: 2017-10-22

Becoming Bond documentary with George Lazenby released on DVD

Becoming Bond - the acclaimed hybrid documentary written and directed by Josh Greenbaum - tells the story of how former Australian male model George Lazenby landed the role of James Bond in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. After multiple screenings in Australia, Belgium, Canada & USA it is released on DVD in Europe on 6th November from Studiocanal.

Published: 2017-10-21

Original 007 film cars driven by female characters at Bond In Motion

To celebrate Girl Power in the James Bond films, original film cars driven by female characters in the 007 film series AND previously unseen props and costumes has been added to the permanent Bond in Motion exhibition at London Film Museum, the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles in the world.

Published: 2017-10-20

Pinewood Studios unveils new studio in honour of the late Sir Roger Moore

After the passing of Sir Roger Moore on 23 May 2017 a decision was made by Pinewood Studios to honour the legendary actor and humanitarian with a new soundstage named The Roger Moore Stage.

Published: 2017-10-20

FSWL remembers Roger Moore on what would have been his 90th birthday

Friends and colleagues mourns the legendary screen icon with fellow James Bond actors Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig leading the tributes. Roger's Swedish acting colleagues including Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Anne Lönnberg, Kristina Wayborn, Mary Stavin & Dolph Lundgren has also left a comment.

Published: 2017-10-14

Dolph Lundgren & Izabella Scorupco in Smarteyes Autumn campaign

Smarteyes further adds to the star lance in their new autumn campaign to be launched in late October and presented by Swedish acting duo consisting of Dolph Lundgren (screen debuted in the 1985 James Bond film A View to a Kill) and Izabella Scorupco (Natalya Simonova in the 1995 film GoldenEye).

Published: 2017-10-13

George Lazenby remembers James Bond Girl Mona Chong (1945-2017)

FSWL is sad to report the passing of Mona Chong (1945-2017), British-Chinese actress who portrayed the Chinese girl opposite George Lazenby's James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), aged 72. George and some of the other Bond girls in the film - Catherine Schell, Jenny Hanley & Sylvana Henriques - as well as actor Terry Mountain remembers Mona in this exclusive article.

Published: 2017-10-13

Special Edition of MOONRAKER (1955) from The Folio Society

Sir Hugo Drax is England’s darling: the self-made millionaire whose gift of a nuclear warhead promises a new era of peace for a nation afraid of a third world war. When M asks Bond to find out why this illustrious man cheats at cards, his concern is only for Drax’s reputation. But when two men die at the ‘Moonraker’ plant in a bizarre murder-suicide, just days before the weapon’s practice shoot, Bond must uncover the terrible truth of Drax’s enterprise and the dark history behind his abominable plans.

Published: 2017-10-09

New issue of French fanzine Le Bond from Club James Bond France

New issue of the briilliant 36-page French fanzine Le Bond has been published by our friends in Club James Bond France. The new issue is entirely dedicated to Sir Roger Moore who died in May.

Published: 2017-10-06

30th Anniversary screening of THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS in Oslo on November 3

Many Norwegian men and women have a special love for the 1987 Bond film The Living Daylights and to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of this modern classic, the film will yet again be screened at a cinema in Oslo. "In my eyes, The Living Daylights is one of the best and most underrated films in the entire James Bond series. Additionally, one of the Bond films that really should be seen at a proper cinema in favour of sitting at home and watch it on TV," says Anders Frejdh.

Published: 2017-10-05

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