Ian Fleming

A Celebration of James Bond Author Ian Fleming on the Anniversary of His Birth

David Leigh | Posted 29.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
David Leigh

Fleming was born into a world of privilege, something often reflected in his books, and some of his views are outdated. But his writing is also vivid, full of imagination and insights gained from his time in naval intelligence. And even at its most fantastic his writing seems grounded in reality.

James Bond: The Spy Who Loved Coffee

David Leigh | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
David Leigh

When overseas on assignment he orders double portions of coffee to go with his scrambled eggs in France, espressos in the United States, Irish coffee to follow a steak and champagne dinner at Shannon airport, and iced coffee for lunch while on the road to Saratoga with Felix Leiter.

Mums Matter

Stephen Fear | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Stephen Fear

In my opinion there is another actor, now dead unfortunately, who would have certainly made a brilliant Bond had he been young enough at the time, and that was Cary Grant. Without doubt Grant had the looks, acting talent, and presence, to have made the role his own.

50 Years Ago, The Death Of Bond's Great Mastermind

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of Ian Fleming, the mastermind behind one of Britain's most beloved and enduring special agent, James Bond....

Not Normal: Invisible Detainees and Compliant Restraint

Neil Durkin | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK
Neil Durkin

As long ago as 2006 President Bush acknowledged (after lengthy rumours) that the US had transported to Guantánamo 14 "high value" detainees previously held by the CIA in a secret location. Now, seven years later, it's noticeable that Department of Defense's updates on the hunger strike at Guantánamo systematically exclude the high value detainees.

World Book Night 2013: Watch Readings From Acclaimed Authors

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's not just toddlers who love being read a gripping night time story - grown up book-lovers were treated to a literary feast at this year's World Bo...

Skyfall: James Bond has Returned

Tom Ward | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tom Ward

After the film's BAFTA and SAG awards, there should be no need to convince you that this is a film worth checking out, Bond fan or not.

Skyfall: James Bond Has Reclaimed His Identity

Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Samuel Luckhurst

Casino Royale took leaves out of Jason Bourne's book, Quantum of Solace took chapters and Skyfall takes its own leaves too, but from Ian Fleming's source material of MI6's most famous agent. The 23rd James Bond film is a wonderful homage to the unrivalled Sean Connery era.

Find Out Why This James Bond Book Is Worth £50,000...

Posted 08.10.2012 | Home

As we celebrate the anniversary of James Bond this month, let us not forget that before Daniel Craig and the world's biggest film franchise there was ...

Sam Parker

Bond Author Jeffery Deaver On 007's Past, Present And Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 24.07.2012 | Home

Last year Jeffery Deaver became the latest author to conjure up a new adventure for the world's most famous spy, James Bond. Only the second Americ...

David Bowie's Son To Direct 'James Bond' Creator Biopic

WENN | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

David Bowie's filmmaker son Duncan Jones is slated to make a new movie about James Bond creator Ian Fleming. The acclaimed Moon director is in the ...

Boyd To Bring Back Bond

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 11.06.2012 | Home

Novelist William Boyd has been recruited to pen the latest adventure of 007 superspy James Bond. Boyd follows in the footsteps of authors including...

007 Heaven: 50 Years Of Bond To Be Celebrated In New Exhibition

PA | Posted 29.04.2012 | Home

The skimpy blue trunks worn by Daniel Craig as he emerged from the sea in Casino Royale are going on display for the first time in an exhibition to ma...