Ian Fleming

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Sean Connery and Honor Blackman filming a scene for Goldfinger at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire in 1964. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Some may be surprised to learn that Honor Blackman, who has died in Sussex, attained the great age of 94. A key avatar of the glamorous 1960s, she was(...)

Billie Eilish at the 2019 Electric Picnic. Yes, the Californian performer probably isn’t in the great Bondian tradition. Photograph: Dave Meehan

I’ve bored you about it before and I’ll bore you about it again. The most telling line in the James Bond franchise begins with an observation on high-(...)

James Bond creator: Ian Fleming. Photograph © The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s

An extraordinary stash of letters that shine a light on the tangled relationship between the James Bond creator, Ian Fleming, and his wife, Ann, from (...)

Diamond set galloping horse brooch €1,000-€1,500, O’Reilly’s

Auction Results Sunday, October 6th Lynes and Lynes, Cork. Set of Ian Fleming first editions, €580; library table from the College of Surgeons, €800(...)

Mid century rosewood dressing table at Hegarty's Auction

Auction results Sunday October 6th Lynes & Lynes Cork Set of Ian Fleming first editions €580, Library table from the College of Surgeons €800, pa(...)

Sean Connery as James Bond in Goldfinger, 1964. Photograph: Corbis/Getty

With the advent of autumn, two rare book catalogues have just been launched for winter fireside reading. Some of the highlights from De Búrca Rare Bo(...)

Barry Douglas: ‘My parents paid £1.50 a year for me to have piano lessons, it was heavily subsidised’

To all of you who have ever sat back and let the soothing strains of beautiful music wash over you, lulling you into much-needed relaxation, here’s a (...)

007: Rami Malek will star alongside Daniel Craig in the 25th official Bond film. Photograph: Ryan Pfluger/NYT

The 25th James Bond film will star Rami Malek alongside Daniel Craig, its producers have confirmed. The widely anticipated news was announced at Ian (...)

Daniel Craig: Bond 25 is expected to be the last time he play the spy. Photograph: PA

The title and cast of the forthcoming James Bond film will be announced on Thursday. A tweet from the official 007 account on Wednesday said: “Coming(...)

Daniel Craig: One of his films made $1.1 billion

Sources tell me there is more pointless James Bond speculation in the Daily Mail. I’m betting that somebody off the telly is being lined up for the jo(...)

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