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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.

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

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

Swedish press reviews about the new James Bond film No Time To Die

A collection of Swedish press votes about the new James Bond film No Time To Die, Daniel Craig's fifth and final film as Ian Fleming's agent 007. The Swedish reviews vary in rating, but apparently most journalists have noticed what an epic James Bond film No Time To Die is. It's also noted that the new film is heavily influenced by 1969's On Her Majesty's Secret Service starring George Lazenby.

Published: 2021-10-16

The Folio Society edition of The Man with the Golden Gun (1965)

A new special edition of The Man with the Golden Gun (1965), the 12th and last original full-length James Bond novel written by Ian Fleming, is published by The Folio Society in the UK. Fay Dalton captivating images brings life to this 007 thriller in The Folio Society’s spectacular and best-selling James Bond series.

Published: 2021-10-12

Auction of The Lewis Gilbert Film Script and Production Archive

Bellmans Auctioneers in the UK has announced the auction of The Lewis & Hylda Gilbert Collection on Tuesday 16th and Thursday 18th November 2021. The Gilbert Collection from Sheldrake Place, Kensington, includes The Lewis Gilbert Film Script and Production Archive featuring some lots of particular interest for James Bond collectors.

Published: 2021-10-11

Report from the Gala Premiere of No Time To Die in Stockholm

Report from the much-anticipated Gala Premiere of No Time To Die in Stockholm that took place at Rigoletto Cinema on Wednesday 29th September 2021. No people from the film attended the premiere but a long line of Swedish actors were in attendance.

Published: 2021-10-08

Ticket sales for No Time To Die set new records in Sweden

No Time To Die is a huge success in Sweden and only during the premiere weekend (until October 3) over 222,000 cinema tickets were sold. It's the best opening ever for a James Bond 007 film in our country and the biggest premiere weekend since Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker opened at Christmas 2019. And yes, James Bond will return...

Published: 2021-10-08

Daniel Craig honoured with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Last night, British actor Daniel Craig got a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame just days before his last film as James Bond 007 opens in America. The ceremony was attended by fellow 007 actor George Lazenby who can be spotted in the background of Variety's live stream video below.

Published: 2021-10-07

Penfold Golf launches licensed 007 golf range

James Bond (Sean Connery) captured the attention of millions of golfers around the world when he used a Penfold Hearts ball in 1964's Goldfinger, claiming “Here’s my Penfold Hearts” in one of golf’s most iconic movie scenes. Nearly 60 years later, Penfold Golf today is announcing an official partnership with the 007 franchise. This From Sweden With Love pice include a Q&A with CEO Gavin Perrett.

Published: 2021-10-07

Report from Bollinger and James Bond event in Los Angeles

FSWL contributor Mark Cerulli, our man in Hollywood, reports from an exclusive Bollinger and James Bond event in Los Angeles on 6th October 2021 for which From Sweden With Love graciously received an invitation.

Published: 2021-10-07

New book: On the track of 007 in ITALY written by Simon Firth

A new travel book from FSWL reader Simon Firth is now available from the On The Tracks of 007 website. The book is filled with anecdotes, travel directions, maps, then and now comparison photos - the ultimate guide to James Bond's adventures in ITALY. Foreword by director John Glen. Afterword by art director John Fenner.

Published: 2021-10-07

Bond Behind the Iron Curtain by James Fleming (Ian's nephew)

The Book Collector presents an astonishing new book in hardback, Bond Behind the Iron Curtain by James Fleming, Ian Fleming's nephew. The book features 128 pages with 16 illustrations and is now available exclusively for FSWL readers at 16.50 GBP plus postage (normally 25 GBP plus postage).

Published: 2021-10-06

Jaguar XF race in London to celebrate the No Time To Die release

To mark the eagerly anticipated release of No Time To Die, Jaguar’s latest XF Saloon found itself involved in a thrilling chase across London, as Jaguar Racing’s Formula E driver Mitch Evans aimed to be amongst the very first to see the film.

Published: 2021-10-06

No Time To Die (2021) premiere success in all Nordic countries

The highly anticipated new Bond film No Time To Die, that premiered on 30th September, has had the most successful opening weekend in the Nordics. Not only has the film generated several sales and admission records in all Nordic countries - Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden are among the Top 5 markets in the world for this film based on box office gross per capita!

Published: 2021-10-05

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