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James Bond in Sweden by Anders Frejdh

Welcome to one of the World's oldest and most comprehensive James Bond & Ian Fleming sites dedicated to the global 007 phenomenon. Over 7,000 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.

A review of James Bond Bingo: The High-Stakes 007 Game

FSWL contributor Mark Witherspoon reviews the official James Bond Bingo: The High-Stakes 007 Game from Laurence King Publishing Ltd. “We really enjoyed it and looking forward to playing with friends this Christmas where im sure it will turn into a Bond bingo drinking game!”

Published: 2021-11-26

No Time To Die to be released on DVD on 20th December 2021

It seems Christmas comes early this year... No Time To Die, the 25th James Bond film from Eon Productions, is released on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD on 20th December 2021. The adventure is Daniel Craig's fifth and final film as Ian Fleming's James Bond. The bonus material looks promising.

Published: 2021-11-21

No Time To Die to be released on Blu-Ray on 20th December 2021

It seems Christmas comes early this year... No Time To Die, the 25th James Bond film from Eon Productions, is released on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD on 20th December 2021. The adventure is Daniel Craig's fifth and final film as Ian Fleming's James Bond. The bonus material looks promising.

Published: 2021-11-21

No Time To Die to be released in 4K on 20th December 2021

It seems Christmas comes early this year... No Time To Die, the 25th James Bond film from Eon Productions, is released on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD on 20th December 2021. The adventure is Daniel Craig's fifth and final film as Ian Fleming's James Bond. The bonus material looks promising.

Published: 2021-11-21

Review of Ian Fleming’s Inspiration: The Truth Behind the Books

FSWL contributor Richard Skillman reviews Ian Fleming's Inspiration: The Truth Behind the Books which was published in paperback on 29th September. Ian Fleming has been well documented in many biographies, memories and television bioplays and this addition to the canon should be well received by those interested in this iconic man who created James Bond.

Published: 2021-11-16

Red Carpet Rookies podcast interview with Peter Lamont

FSWL reader Mike Battle, the man behind Red Carpet Rookies film making podcast, spoke to legendary James Bond production designer Peter Lamont in October 2020 (turned out to be the last recorded interview with Peter). This episode has just been released and it’s quite a special piece of film history.

Published: 2021-11-16

No Time To Die is the most successful Bond film ever in the Nordics

Film distributor SF Studios reports that No Time To Die is a huge success in the Nordics (Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland) with a total of almost 3 Million cinema tickets sold as per Sunday 14th November 20201. And yes, James Bond will return...

Published: 2021-11-15

FSWL contributor Brian Smith remembers writer John Pearson (1920-2021)

On 13 November, 2021, the official John Pearson channels - via his granddaughter Lydia - reported the sad news of John's passing, “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the death of my grandfather, John George Pearson at the age of 91. John died peacefully at his home surrounded by all the love in the world.” FSWL contributor Brian Smith remembers the Ian Fleming and James Bond biographer.

Published: 2021-11-13

Ian Fleming Publications announce a new Double O trilogy by Kim Sherwood

Great news for all James Bond fans as HarperCollins Publishers have acquired the UK & Commonwealth and US & Canadian rights to three contemporary thrillers by Kim Sherwood set in the world of James Bond that features a new raft of Double O agents for the 21st century. The first book does not yet have a title, but is currently scheduled to be published in the UK in September 2022.

Published: 2021-11-04

Masterclass with No Time To Die director Cary Joji Fukunaga in Stockholm

Director Cary Joji Fukunaga is the mastermind behind the latest James Bond installment, No Time To Die. In an exclusive masterclass on Friday 19th November 2021 during Stockholm International Film Festival, he will share his experiences working on the film and his own creative journey as established filmmaker.

Published: 2021-11-03

James Bond props in Prop Store Memorabilia Live Auction

Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction in London on 9-11 November 2021 is one of the biggest live auctions they have ever assembled. This auction features an incredible selection of original James Bond 007 items from the 1965 film Thunderball to 2015's SPECTRE.

Published: 2021-10-27

James Bond artwork: The name's Cockburn. Nick Cockburn.

FSWL reader Nick Cockburn, married to a Swedish woman and living in Sweden, has worked as a professional graphic designer for 35 years and been a James Bond collector for 10 years. He's now combinded the two and created some truly unique artworks.

Published: 2021-10-23

No Time To Die (2021) edition of the book The James Bond Archives

Author and FSWL reader Paul Duncan has confirmed that the new edition of his amazing book The James Bond Archives is now available from the publisher (Taschen) as well as Amazon UK or Amazon.com. The publication was postponed following the rescheduled release of the latest Bond film, No Time To Die.

Published: 2021-10-23

Burlington Arcade in London hosts an official 007 installation

Burlington Arcade, the historic landmark and luxury retail destination in London’s Mayfair, launched a 007 installation on 20th September 2021 to celebrate the release of No Time To Die. FSWL can warmly recommend a visit if you travel to London before 7th November.

Published: 2021-10-22

Daniel Craig portrays MacBeth on Broadway in New York

Daniel Craig’s first post-Bond acting assignment after the relase of No Time To Die will be the starring role in a strictly limited run of Macbeth at the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway in New York. The show will be directed by Tony Award® winner Sam Gold, who previously directed Craig in 2016's production of Othello, and produced by Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson.

Published: 2021-10-21

Book review: I’m Just The Guy Who Says Action by Alvin Rakoff

FSWL contributor Brian Smith reviews director Alvin Rakoff's memoir, I’m Just The Guy Who Says Action. This wonderful memoir centres mainly on Requiem For A Heavyweight (1956), the live television drama that gave Sean Connery his first big break ...

Published: 2021-10-20

In Memoriam of Goldfinger lyricist Leslie Bricusse (1931-2021)

FSWL contributor Mark Cerulli remembers the great lyricist Leslie Bricusse who sadly passed away on 19th October 2021 at the age of 90. Leslie's son, Adam Bricusse, originally revealed the sad news of his father's passing on Instagram.

Published: 2021-10-19

Report from the opening of Bond In Motion in Bealieu, England

Report from the opening of new Bond In Motion exhibition at the National Motor Musem in Bealieu, England. Veteran special effects supervisor Chris Corbould and Lord Montagu officially opened the new Bond in Motion – No Time To Die exhibition at Beaulieu, National Motor Museum on 15th October 2021.

Published: 2021-10-18

Watching No Time To Die (2021) in Hollywood with George Lazenby

As a good friend of From Sweden with Love, actress Zhaleh Vossough (Jason Bourne) got to live a 00 dream and accompany James Bond actor George Lazenby to a VIP Hollywood screening – of No Time To Die, Daniel Craig's last film as Ian Fleming's 007. FSWL supporters Lynn-Holly Johnson and Gloria Hendry were also in attendance. This is an exclusive report by FSWL contributor Mark Cerulli, our LA correspondent.

Published: 2021-10-16

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