Celebrate 60 years
of James Bond at the Royal Albert Hall
Daniel Craig returns to the big screen in a triple bill of Casino
RoyaleIN CONCERT, Skyfall IN CONCERT and Spectre IN
Casino Royale IN CONCERT- Thursday 17 November 2022
With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Starts: 7:30pm Casino Royale IN CONCERT returns to the Royal Albert Hall for
the first time since 2017. Composer David Arnold will give a live
Skyfall IN CONCERT - Friday 18 November 2022 With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Starts: 7:30pm Skyfall IN CONCERT returns to the Royal Albert Hall for the
first time since 2019. Director Sir Sam Mendes will give a live
Spectre IN CONCERT- Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 November
With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Starts: 2:00pm & 7:30pm* Saturday, 1:30pm Sunday *Director
Sir Sam Mendes will give a live introduction at this performance.
Film Concerts Live! proudly presents the third instalment in the James
Bond Concert Series, the world premiere of Spectre IN CONCERT,
produced in association with EON Productions and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Studios. For the first time, audiences around the world will be
able to experience composer Thomas Newman’s super-charged musical
score performed live by a full symphony orchestra in sync to director
Sam Mendes’ thrilling motion picture.
The Sound of
007 IN CONCERT at The Royal Albert Hall
An unmissable evening of entertainment marking the 60th Anniversary
took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Tuesday October 4, 2022 The Sound of 007 IN CONCERT featured the music of some of the most illustrious names in James
Bond music history, and benefitted music charities Nordoff Robbins
Music Therapy and the BRIT Trust.
Original James Bond
recording artists Dame Shirley Bassey, Lulu and Shirley Manson and her
band Garbage performed iconic 007 songs alongside guest vocalists Becky Hill,
Celeste, Ella Eyre, Jamie Cullum, John Grant and Paloma
Faith accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert
Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Dodd.
Produced by EON Productions, The Sound of 007 IN CONCERT was curated
by five-time James Bond composer David Arnold. No Time To Die
composer Hans Zimmer also performed at the concert.
An edited version of the concert is available to stream globally on Prime Video, as part of the platform's celebration of the 60th
anniversary of James Bond.
James Bond Producers
Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli attended a private event at
Pinewood Studios to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Dr. No, and
the official opening of ‘The Sean Connery Stage’. Sir Sean’s
granddaughter Saskia Connery opened the stage on behalf of the Connery family, and
previous cast and crew from the long-running series joined the celebrations.
In attendance were five-time James Bond director John Glen and actresses Maryam
d’Abo, Carole Ashby, Madeline Smith, Caroline Munro, and Martine Beswicke,
who appeared in From Russia With Love (1963) and Thunderball
(1965) with Sean Connery.
A free-to-attend, pre-sale exhibition showcasing highlights from
Sixty Years of James Bond will take place between September
15th-28th at Christie’s HQ at 8 King Street, London, with a limited
edition catalogues produced for the auction.
The headline lot for sale is a silver birch Aston Martin DB5, one of
just eight replica stunt cars built for No Time To Die (2021)
and the only one to be released for public sale. Estimated to fetch
between £1.5 and £2 million, proceeds from this sale will benefit The
Prince’s Trust in its work with young people and the Prince of Wales’s
Charitable Fund’s support of charities assisting serving and former
members of the three Intelligence Agencies and UK Special Forces.
Other vehicles include an SFX version of the Q Jet Boat from The
World Is Not Enough (1999), a Land Rover Defender 110 featured in
No Time To Die’s stunt scenes and a bespoke 007 Land Rover
Defender with the 60th Anniversary logo on the instrument panel.
Standout pieces available to bid on include a Swarovski-encrusted,
gold-plated egg in the style of Faberge from Octopussy (1983)
and Timothy Dalton’s signed tuxedo from Licence To Kill (1989).
The total raised from the auction was £6,874,494 - five times the
30 September - 2
October 2022 James Bond at 60 Weekend at BFI Southbank & BFI IMAX
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of James Bond with these exciting
events and screenings at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX as part of the
Bond Weekender. Look out for further updates of guests and a chance to
see some of the Bond cars on display at BFI Southbank.
September 2022 18:15 NFT1 (90 minutes)
Q&A - Barbara Broccoli* and Michael G. Wilson in conversation: 60
years of James Bond.
*UPDATE SEE BELOW
The James Bond producers discuss their hugely
successful tenure overseeing the 007 screen series.
Friday 30 September 2022 20:40 NFT1 Dr. No (1962)+ intro by Michael G. Wilson
60th Anniversary screening [Digital 4K]
October 2022 11:30 NFT1 The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)+ Q&A with editor and
five-time James Bond director John Glen, hosted by BFI Southbank Lead
Programmer Justin Johnson
45th anniversary screening [Digital 4K]
Saturday 01 October 2022 14:45 NFT1 (80 minutes)
Q&A - James Bond behind the scenes: Stunts and VFX
A look at the work that goes into creating the extraordinary action
set-pieces in the Bond series.
October 2022 17:00 NFT1 (90 minutes)
PREVIEW -The Sound of 007 + Q&A with director Mat
Whitecross, lyricist Don Black and composer David Arnold
An insightful history of the James Bond series’ composers, musicians
and singers who have helped shape its unique place in cinema. This new
documentary reveals the history of seven decades of Bond music, from
the genesis of 1962’s Dr. No and Monty Norman’s iconic ‘James
Bond theme’, through to 2021’s No Time To Die. The film charts
the ups and downs of James Bond soundtracks, combining interviews with
stunning archive material from the franchise’s 60-year journey.
The Sound of 007 will premiere exclusively on Prime Video
from 5 October.
Saturday 01 October 2022 20:15
NFT1 The Living Daylights (1987) + extended introduction with
actors Maryam d’Abo and Art Malik, hosted by David Walliams 35th anniversary screening
Sunday 02 October 2022 BFI IMAX
Skyfall (2012) 10th anniversary screening [IMAX Digital] 16:00 Spectre (2015) [IMAX Digital] 19:50
No Time To Die (2021) [IMAX Digital 3D]
*Sadly, Barbara Broccoli is no
longer able to attend this event so, alongside Michael G. Wilson, BFI
Southbank have assembled a panel of guests who have played a major
part in the recent Bond films. Michael G. Wilson will now be joined by
screenwriters Neal Purvis & Robert Wade, actor Rory Kinnear and
casting director Debbie McWilliams. The event will be hosted by writer
and broadcaster Samira Ahmed.
21 September 2022
The celebration of the longest-running series in cinema history has
On Wednesday, September 21, 2022 the many global events scheduled to
celebrate the legendary franchise officially kicked-off with producers
Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, introduced by special guest speaker
partaking in the 95-year-old Hollywood tradition of imprinting their
hands at the forefront of the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX®. Following
the ceremony Wilson and Broccoli were honoured as the Will Rogers
Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation 2022 Pioneers of the Year. The
acclaimed producers were presented the prestigious award by
and Michelle Yeoh at
the Foundation’s Pioneer of the Year dinner, presented by MGM/United
Artists Releasing and Amazon Studios.
Sam Smith also
performed three songs, including the Award winning song ‘Writing’s On
The Wall’ from Spectre.
5 June 2022
- James Bond vehicles join Jubilee celebrations 007 celebrates The Queen and 70 years of exceptional service
to her country by being invited to take part in The Platinum
Jubilee Pageant. Ten iconic Bond vehicles joined Act II of
The People’s Pageant in a once-in-a-lifetime procession.
The vehicles appeared amidst a collection of 500 vintage cars
and motorbikes which will covered a 3km route taking in The Mall
and Buckingham Palace to echo the Coronation journey 70 years
15 April 2022
Blockbuster set of original James Bond screenplays, film scripts and
storyboards to go on sale for £500,000
The most extensive
collection of James Bond film scripts, screenplays, manuscripts,
storyboards and film treatments will be jointly offered for sale by
world-leading London-based rare book dealers Peter Harrington and Adrian
Harrington Rare Books for £500,000, in time to celebrate the 60th
anniversary of 007 on the big screen. The set of approximately 120
original and inscribed screenplays, scripts, costume designs, storyboards,
publicity material and even legal correspondence related to some of the
franchise’s most memorable characters and moments on and off screen
constitute a dream haul of collectables for any fan of Bond’s onscreen
escapades over the past 60 years.
8 April 2022
James Bond Films Set To Return To Cinemas - Celebrate 60 Years Of Bond
On The Big Screen!
celebrations at the Academy Awards® and the BAFTA’s, the
60th Anniversary celebrations continue with UK and Irish cinema
screenings of all 25 Bond titles from mid-April, culminating in
‘Global James Bond Day’ on 5th October. The films will be
projected in stunning 4K and will screen chronologically at
VUE, ODEON and
Cineworld cinemas across the UK, and also select Omniplex sites
in Ireland, starting mid-April
with the 60th Anniversary of Dr. No (1962), through to No
Time To Die (2021) in September, alongside other celebratory
programmes at selected cinemas nationwide.
Dr. No (1962)
From Russia With
You Only Live
On Her Majesty's
Secret Service (1967)
Live And Let Die
The Man With The
Golden Gun (1974)
The Spy Who Loved
For Your Eyes
A View To A Kill
Licence To Kill
The World Is Not
Die Another Day
Quantum of Solace
No Time To Die
is coordinating theatrical activity on behalf of MGM.
28 March 2022
A montage of clips was shown at the 94th Academy Awards ceremony held
in Los Angeles last night celebrating 60 years of James Bond in the
cinema. The event also included a live performance of ‘No Time To Die’
by Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell, which went on to
win the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
14 March 2022
Dame Shirley Bassey performs ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ to celebrate 60
Years of James Bond at the 75th British Academy Film Awards held last
night at London's Royal Albert Hall.
21 January 2022 No Time To Die re-released in selected US cinemas in IMAX
To help celebrate the
60th Anniversary of James Bond’s first big screen outing, Dr. No,
MGM and EON Productions are re-releasing No Time To Die in IMAX
in selected US cinemas starting Friday, January 21st. These special
showings will also come with an exclusive Q&A from Daniel Craig,
Director Cary Joji Fukunaga, and series’ Producers Barbara Broccoli
and Michael G. Wilson. The previously released documentary Being
James Bond: The Daniel Craig Story, which was previously an Apple
TV+ exclusive, and included on the 4K Blu-ray edition, is now
available to watch on the official
James Bond YouTube Channel. FULL STORY
22 December 2021 Apple Announce The Sound Of 007 Documentary
Apple today announced The Sound of 007, a new feature
documentary about the remarkable history of six decades of James Bond
music. The documentary will make its global debut on Apple TV+ to mark
the 60th anniversary of the James Bond film series in October 2022.
The Sound of 007 will go behind
the lens into the greatest movie franchise in history from the genesis
of Dr. No and the
iconic 007 theme song all the way to No Time To Die,
mixing heartfelt interviews with incredible James Bond archive
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