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110 years since James Bond creator Ian Fleming (1908-1964) was born

Ian Fleming was born in London on 28th May 1908, the second of four brothers. He died on 12th August 1964 in Canterbury, Kent, UK. Fleming is world famous for creating James Bond. He wrote a total of twelve novels and two short-story collections about the secret agent. He also wrote a very popular children's book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Published: 2018-05-28

Cover for the US hardback edition of Forever and a Day revealed

Forever and a Day, the explosive prequel to Ian Fleming's Casino Royale, is the second official James Bond novel written by acclaimed British author Anthony Horowitz. The US hardback edition (with a different cover compared to the UK edition) is published on 6th November 2018. It is not yet confirmed if the book will be translated to Swedish so stay tuned...

Published: 2018-05-28

Exclusive preview: The entire first chapter of Forever and a Day

On what would have been Ian Fleming's 110th birthday, Vintage offers an exclusive preview of the second James Bond novel from Anthony Horowitz, Forever and a Day, with the first chapter of the book. Translation to Swedish by Anders Frejdh.

Published: 2018-05-28

Issue 51 of Le Bond from Club James Bond France (fanzine)

The latest issue Le Bond, the fanzine from our allies at Club James Bond France, features a special on the 10th Anniversary of Daniel Craig's second film as Ian Fleming's 007, Quantum of Solace, and an exclusive interview with Toshiro Suga (Chang in the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker) among its highlights.

Published: 2018-05-27

Review of The 007 Diaries (2018) written by Sir Roger Moore

FSWL contributor Brian Smith reviews the new edition of Sir Roger Moore's diary from the making of the 1973 James Bond 007 film Live And Let Die, The 007 Diaries. The book is published by The History Press on 1 June and features a foreword by David Hedison (Felix Leiter in the film) as well as a special note from the Moore family.

Published: 2018-05-26

Danny Boyle officially confirmed as Director for the 25th James Bond film

Bond 25, Daniel Craig’s 5th outing as Ian Fleming's 007, will be directed by Academy Award-winning Danny Boyle from an original screenplay by John Hodge. Production is set to begin on 3 December 2018. MGM will partner with Universal Pictures to release the film worldwide.

Published: 2018-05-25

Review of Forever and a Day by Anthony Horowitz (a new James Bond novel)

FSWL contributor Brian Smith, our man in Edinburgh, reviews the latest James Bond novel, FOREVER AND A DAY, written by Anthony Horowitz. "When I wrote the review for TRIGGER MORTIS, I declared it to be the best James Bond continuation novel ever. Its position has just been usurped. FOREVER AND A DAY is a stylish and clever thriller. 16 out of 16!"

Published: 2018-05-21

Becoming Bond with George Lazenby to be released on DVD in Sweden

Becoming Bond (2017) is the incredible but true story of how George Lazenby, an unknown car mechanic from Australia, bluffed his way to become James Bond and walked away from the role after just one movie. On 4th June 2018, the acclaimed hybrid documentary is released on DVD in Sweden by Studio S Entertainment.

Published: 2018-05-16

UK schedule for Forever and a Day events with author Anthony Horowitz

FSWL has just received the confirmed event schedule for Forever and a Day, the explosive prequel to Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel, Casino Royale, with author Anthony Horowitz attending all events.

Published: 2018-05-15

The audio book of Forever and a Day (2018) is narrated by Matthew Goode

Forever and a Day is the second official James Bond novel by Anthony Horowitz. The audiobook is narrated by British actor Matthew Goode (who would be a terrific screen Bond in our eyes) and published on 31 May 2018, the same day as the UK hardback edition.

Published: 2018-05-11

Gloria Hendry travels to London for Jazz Tribute to the James Bond songs

For the first time in London, Bond girl Gloria Hendry (Rosie Carver in the 1973 film Live and Let Die directed by Guy Hamilton) is scheduled to perform her jazz tribute to the songs of James Bond at Crazy Coqs on 25th June, 2018.

Published: 2018-05-10

New art exhibition at Bletchley Park to celebrate Ian Fleming's James Bond

This summer James Bond comes to Bletchley Park via a new exhibition titled Bond at Bletchley Park: Illustrations and Inspirations. On display in Hut 12, the temporary art exhibition celebrates Ian Fleming’s original James Bond series, as well as the most recent 007 novels written by Anthony Horowitz.

Published: 2018-05-04

50th Anniversary Events of OHMSS in Portugal & Switzerland

On behalf of Martijn Mulder of On the tracks of 007, From Sweden with Love founder Anders Frejdh has been asked to join and organize a unique trip to Portugal and Switzerland in 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of On Her Majesty's Secret Service starring George Lazenby as Ian Fleming's agent 007, a film many consider to be the best in the Bond series.

Published: 2018-04-29

British author Anthony Horowitz in Conversation on James Bond

Listen to Anthony Horowitz in conversation at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall in London as he discusses his new 007 novel and the explosive prequel to Casino Royale (the first James Bond novel from Ian Fleming originally published in 1953), Forever and a Day.

Published: 2018-04-26

New James Bond 007 Mission in Solden, Austria for Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover has been selected as the official partner of the 007 Elements experience in the Austrian Alps that opens to the public on 12 July 2018. 007 Elements is the first immersive, interactive James Bond cinematic installation, at the summit of the Gaislachkogl mountain in Sölden. Film cars to be featured in the exhibit includes a Land Rover Defender used in Spectre.

Published: 2018-04-11

FSWL Special Report: Naomie Harris at the RAMPAGE Junket

To promote its upcoming action/adventure film Rampage: Big Meets Bigger starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (his grandfather fought Sean Connery in the 1967 James Bond film You Only Live Twice) and Naomie Harris (Moneypenny in the last two Bond films), Warner Bros staged a lavish Hollywood “press junket” where the cast and director came together for a small group of journalists to answer questions and talk about the film.

Published: 2018-04-06

Shaken: Drinking with James Bond & Ian Fleming (official cocktail book)

Mitchell Beazley acquires Shaken, the official James Bond cocktail book in collaboration with The Ian Fleming Estate. The book will be published on 6th September 2018 which happens to be the same day as the 14th Anniversary of the From Sweden With Love website. Small world

Published: 2018-04-05

Maud Adams reunited with Kabir Bedi & Vijay Amritraj in Mumbai, India

Swedish actress Maud Adams, who played the title role in the 1983 James Bond film Octopussy, recently reunited with co-stars Kabir Bedi (Gobinda) and Vijay Amritraj (Vijay) in Mumbai, India thanks to a local friend who invited all of them to a private gathering.

Published: 2018-04-04

Moonraker on BBC Radio 4 starring Toby Stephens as agent 007

James Bond returns in this radio broadcast premiere of Moonraker, a dramatisation of Ian Fleming's classic 1954 novel with Bond alumnus Toby Stephens as 007 (Toby also plortrayed Gustav Graves in the 2002 film Die Another Day). This marks the 007th time Toby Stephens portrays Bond on radio.

Published: 2018-03-31

Britt Ekland first to leave Swedish edition of Dancing with the Stars on TV4

After this year's second program of Let's Dance on TV4 in Sweden, it was time for the first couple to leave the competition. Swedish Bond girl Britt Ekland and her British dance partner Aaron Brown was voted out first and therefor forced to leave.

Published: 2018-03-31

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