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Welcome to one of the World's oldest and most comprehensive James Bond & Ian Fleming sites dedicated to the global 007 phenomenon. Over 8,000 pages of content in English. Launched in September 2004 by Sweden's foremost James Bond expert, Anders Frejdh, who also manages 007 actor George Lazenby since 2013.

Report from the UK launch events for Kim Sherwood's A Spy Like Me (2024)

FSWL contributor Brian Smith reports from the UK launch events for Kim Sherwood's second Double O novel, A Spy Like Me, published on 25th April 2024. The first launch event was held at Dukes Hotel in London on 27th April, and the second at Topping & Company Booksellers in Edinburgh on 1st May.

Published: 2024-05-07

Review of A Spy Like Me (2024) written by Kim Sherwood

FSWL contributor Brian Smith, our man in Scotland, reviews the second of Kim Sherwood's Double O novels, A Spy Like Me, published by Ian Fleming Publications on 25th April 2024. Six days. Three agents. One chance to find James Bond.

Published: 2024-04-26

Part I of Mark Cerulli's interview with Gloria Hendry: The Movies

The first part of FSWL writer Mark Cerulli's exclusive interview with actress and singer Gloria Hendry focuses on her film roles. Hendry is well-known in the James Bond community as Rosie Carver in the eigth film, Live and Let Die (1973), directed by Guy Hamilton who returned for his third film at the helm.

Published: 2024-03-24

A Queen's Ransom (1976) starring George Lazenby released on Blu-Ray

For the first time, A Queen's Ransom (1976) starring George Lazenby will be available on Blu-Ray with loads of Special Features. The Blu-ray edition of the film, also known as International Assassin, is released by Eureka Entertainment in May. Check out the brand-new trailer on our website.

Published: 2024-03-23

In Memoriam Canadian-Japanese actress Yvonne Shima (1935-2023)

From Sweden With Love contributor Steve Oxenrider, our man on America's East coast, remember Canadian-Japanese actress Yvonne Shima (Sister Lily in the 1962 James Bond 007 film Dr. No directed by Terence Young) who passed away on September 1, 2023 at the age of 88.

Published: 2024-03-22

A reappraisal of Timothy Dalton's remarkable debut as James Bond 007

On the occasion of Timothy Dalton's 78th birthday, From Sweden With Love contributor Ajay Chowdhury appraises his remarkable debut as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007. Whilst Bond is at a critical and commercial and credible all time high, hopefully new eyes will be cast upon Timothy Dalton's interpretation of 007.

Published: 2024-03-21

Bond In Motion to be displayed at International Spy Museum in Washington

The American part of the world touring Bond In Motion exhibition has been moved to the International Spy Museum in Washington where it opens on 1st March 2024. The exhibition in Washington, featuring 17 iconic pieces from the archives of EON Productions and The Ian Fleming Foundation, will be displayed until April 2025.

Published: 2024-02-13

A review of In the Secret Service of James Bond by Stefan Zürcher

FSWL contributor Brian Smith, our man in Edinburgh, reviews In The Secret Service Of James Bond written by Stefan Zürcher and Roland Schäefli published by Weber Verlag in Switzerland. Stefan Zürcher is James Bond’s real-life Hannes Oberhauser – a Bernese Oberlander who has been looking after the snow action in the 007 movies for almost fifty years.

Published: 2023-12-20

Daniel Craig visits the Planet OMEGA Exhibition in New York

James Bond actor Daniel Craig made a special guest appearance at the Planet OMEGA Exhibition in New York on Friday 10th November 2023. Speaking at the event, Craig said, “I’ve long admired OMEGA’s timeless designs, and I love how this exhibition shows the authentic connection between their vintage watches and their latest models. It’s a perfect way to demonstrate the unique essence of the brand.”

Published: 2023-11-13

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