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Issue 62 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 62

we all have our secrets

oct 2021

  • stunt and effects teams talk fights, chases, and explosions
  • from Norway to the Faroe Islands via Italy and London
  • designer Suttirat Anne Larlarb on Bond fashion
  • creating Safin’s creepy mask
  • And much more...
Issue 61 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 61

'80s bond

sep 2021

  • John Glen names his seven most influential figures
  • the Fleming estate relaunched literary 007 in 1981
  • behind the scenes of the Paris car chase
  • the President honoured Bond in a 1983 documentary
  • And much more...
Issue 60 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 60

diamonds at 50

sep 2021

  • SPECTRE Pre-vis
  • original publicity materials for Diamonds Are Forever
  • the success of Connery's return to the Bond box office
  • The Lotus Espirt promoting the Spy Who Loved Me
  • And much more...
Issue 59 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 59

art in bond

apr 2021

  • Bond's Britain
  • Play GoldenEye 007 on Xbox 360
  • Art in Bond
  • James Bond Jr - a beginner's guide
  • And much more...
Issue 58 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 58

a legend begins

december 2020

  • Casting Connery
  • A Difficult Man to Cover Up
  • "Bond, James Bond"
  • Both Hands on the Wheel
  • And much more...
Issue 57 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 57

women of the '80s

november 2020

  • Casting the Leading Ladies of the 1980s
  • The Poolside Girls of For Your Eyes Only
  • Maud Adams & Kristina Wayborn Remember Octopussy
  • The Party Girls of A View To A Kill
  • And much more...
Issue 56 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 56

alchemy

september 2020

  • How to Win at Golf – By Cheating
  • Honor + Sean = Double Dynamite
  • Sadism for the Family
  • A Roll in the Hay
  • And much more...
Issue 55 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 55

all in the wrist

august 2020

  • How Victory Games earned a licence to publish 007 themed role-playing games
  • Construction supervisor Steve Bohan reflects on his 007 adventures
  • From 2001 to Moonraker, designer John Fenner remembers his work on Bond and with Kubrick
  • The origins of Bond’s particular recipe for scrambled eggs
  • And much more...
Issue 54 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 54

never say never

may 2020

  • Martin Campbell reflects on his second 007 adventure
  • The return of the classic villain’s lairs in No Time To Die
  • Ana De Armas’ road to No Time To Die
  • Make-up artist Paul Engelen’s brushes with 007
  • And much more...
Issue 53 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 53

the greatest adventure

november 2019

  • Original 1969 Publicity materials from O.H.M.S.S.
  • 007's frozen eploits
  • On Goldfinger's trail through France and Switzerland
  • Lazenby's cameo in U.N.C.L.E.
  • And much more...
Issue 52 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 52

that's a wrap

november 2019

  • The Bond 25 kick-off event in Jamaica
  • Charting the road to production for Bond 25
  • Ian Fleming and Jamaica
  • When Bond visited Jamaica for Live and Let Die and Dr. No
  • And much more...
Issue 51 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 51

home away from home

july 2019

  • The Bond 25 kick-off event in Jamaica
  • Charting the road to production for Bond 25
  • Ian Fleming and Jamaica
  • When Bond visited Jamaica for Live and Let Die and Dr. No
  • And much more...
Issue 50 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 50

dalton on bond

april 2019

  • The Die Another Day abandoned sequence that almost included Michele Yeoh
  • Visit the city that never sleeps following Fleming’s Bond
  • Celebrating 30 years of Licence To Kill
  • A snapshot of the massive media coverage in Japan for Licence to Kill
  • And much more...
Issue 49 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 49

adventure, writ large

april 2019

  • Model supervisor Brian Smithies talks Tomorrow Never Dies
  • The stunt work of Bond 18's pre-titles
  • Guy Hamilton's real-life spy adventures in Norway are revealed
  • Richard Schenkman revisits his 1978 meeting with Derek Meddings
  • And much more...
Issue 48 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 48

quantum cues

december 2018

  • An interview with the James Bond theme composer
  • A look back at David Arnold’s last Bond score
  • The many connections between Paul McCartney and 007
  • The politics of Latin America explored in Quantum of Solace
  • And much more...
Issue 47 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 47

learning from the masters

october 2018

  • Putter Smith and Bruce Glover reminisce
  • Curious and rare behind the scenes photos from Diamonds Are Forever
  • The men behind the new Casino Royale graphic novel
  • Christopher McQuarrie talks Mission: Impossible
  • And much more...
Issue 46 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 46

007 is dead

june 2018

  • Anthony Horowitz on handling 007 the second time
  • Rex Stout, his creation Nero Wolfe and the Fleming connection
  • Part two of our analysis of 007’s female comic strip companions
  • Fleming, Bond and golf
  • And much more...
Issue 45 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 45

for your eyes only

april 2018

  • Impressions from the cast and crew as For Your Eyes Only hit screens
  • Archaeological Bond
  • Art director Alan Tomkins on the importance of creating a believable world
  • The funky cab driver, Arnold Williams, talks Live And Let Die
  • And much more...
Issue 44 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 44

third time's a charm

march 2018

  • Pierce Brosnan hit his stride in 1999
  • Desmond Llewelyn and John Cleese discuss the beloved ‘Q’
  • UA exec Jeff Kleeman remembers the fast-paced Brosnan era
  • Robbie Coltrane enjoyed his expanded role in The World Is Not Enough
  • And much more...
Issue 43 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 43

this is the big one, 007

december 2017

  • The two Japanese Bond Girls who walked away from fame
  • Karin Dor in conversation
  • You Only Live Twice inspired an unused script for Timothy Dalton
  • Dubbing editor Norman Wanstall reflects on his final Bond film
  • And much more...
Issue 42 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 42

bond and beyond

october 2017

  • George Lazenby reflects on 007’s lifelong shadow
  • Diana Rigg’s time as Mrs Bond
  • Meet the harem of Blofeld’s girls
  • Josh Greenbaum talks his unorthodox Lazenby documentary
  • And much more...
Issue 41 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 41

for his eyes only

august 2017

  • Celebrating Roger's final three Bond outings
  • John Glen remembers Roger
  • Moore's non-Bond films of the '70s and '80s
  • Photographer Mark Mawston recalls working with the star
  • And much more...
Issue 40 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 40

nobody did it better

august 2017

  • Casing the Die: Roger's step up to 00-status
  • Moore's first four Bond films reexamined
  • Saint to Persuader: Moore's TV career
  • And much more...
Issue 39 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 39

thunderball

april 2017

  • The scripting of Thunderball
  • Meet the designer behind Vesper’s iconic Love Knot
  • Cast and crew reflect on the biggest Bond of all
  • Producers interviewed on the brink of Bondmania
  • And much more...
Issue 38 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 38

bond girls are forever

december 2016

  • Samantha Bond’s stint as the iconic secretary
  • A glimpse of Fleming’s characters in comic strip form
  • Lightning Q&A with some of Bond’s brushes through the decades
  • The feminine power of the 21st century Bond woman
  • And much more...
Issue 37 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 37

decades in design

october 2016

  • Peter Lamont remembers his last thirty years with Bond
  • Author & illustrator Mike Grell revisits his 'Permission To Die'
  • A look back at the promotional tie-ins of the '70s and '80s
  • The history of Geoffrey Jenkins' lost Bond novel
  • And much more...
Issue 36 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 36

chris corbould's vfx from spy to spectre

august 2016

  • Award-winning special effects supervisor Chris Corbould
  • Pre-production for OHMSS in Switzerland
  • The late director Guy Hamilton remembered
  • The NASA advisor who worked with EON to keep Moonraker grounded
  • And much more...
Issue 35 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 35

special visual effects

may 2016

  • SPECTRE's visual effects
  • The work and life of the late Ken Adam celebrated
  • Steve Cole on his second Young Bond adventure
  • John le Carré\'s Night Manager is a slick new miniseries
  • And much more...
Issue 34 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 34

around the world with spectre

march 2016

  • SPECTRE at the box office
  • Gregg Wilson on the bigger, bolder Bond
  • Ben Whishaw & Naomie Harris discuss returning to the franchise
  • The promotional partners and tie-in campaigns
  • And much more...
Issue 33 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 33

daniel craig talks spectre

november 2015

  • Around The World With SPECTRE
  • Daniel Craig on his commitment to the 007 role
  • Broccoli & Wilson praise their team
  • Léa Seydoux plays coy about Madeleine's influence on Bond
  • And much more...
Issue 32 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 32

spectre second unit

october 2015

  • Behind the scenes with the SPECTRE second unit
  • Rare photos from the Licence To Kill Key West shoot
  • Author Donald Westlake and his Bond 18 treatment
  • Celebrating 50 years of Thunderball
  • And much more...
Issue 31 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 31

bond reloaded

august 2015

  • An exclusive interview with director Martin Campbell
  • The publicity and premiere for GoldenEye
  • Cinematographer Phil Meheux on setting the tone
  • Filming the action for Pierce Brosnan's debut
  • And much more...
Issue 30 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 30

monorail trilogy

april 2015

  • The 'monorail trillogy': the Bond films of Lewis Gilbert
  • Sir Ken Adam reflects on designing Bond
  • A tribute to the late, great Jaws actor, Richard Kiel
  • Fleming's connection with the author/screenwriter, Roald Dahl
  • And much more...
Issue 29 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 29

snowbound

february 2015

  • An early look at the production of Bond 24, now known as SPECTRE
  • The master villain, Blofeld, and his organisation on screen
  • When the Thunderball producer, Kevin McClory reflected on 007 in 1979
  • The complete history of Roger Moore\'s final outing as Bond
  • And much more...
Issue 28 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 28

bond 24 is spectre

december 2014

  • Early impressions from the cast & crew of the 24th 007 adventure
  • The five fantastic actresses and the timeless Golden Girls they played
  • The architect who lent his name to Bond’s nemesis, Goldfinger
  • How production designer Ken Adam re-imagined Fort Knox
  • And much more...
Issue 27 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 27

the man with the golden gun

december 2014

  • Britt Ekland talks of her early career and time on the set of 007’s ninth big screen adventure
  • Maud Adams reflects on her transition from model to actress and her first Bond girl role
  • Guy Hamilton recalls the inspiration for his final Bond outing
  • Clifton James on becoming the loudmouthed Sheriff J. W.
  • And much more...
Issue 26 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 26

unseen bond

august 2014

  • A look at the marketing campaign for 'Licence Revoked'
  • After 50 years of filmmaking, what gems were left in the cutting-room?
  • The backstory & treatment for the un-made 007 film starring Timothy Dalton
  • The Bruce Feirstein draft of 'Tomorrow Never Dies' examined
  • And much more...
Issue 25 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 25

action and animation

april 2014

  • Vic Armstrong Interview: taking 007 to new heights as stunt double & coordinator
  • Stunt performers for Licence To Kill discuss the spectacular climax
  • The secret history of the TV animated series spin-off, James Bond Jr.
  • The cast and creative team talk about their TV spy-spoof, Archer
  • And much more...
Issue 24 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 24

scripting bond

february 2014

  • Purvis & Wade reflect on their time with Bond
  • Director John Glen recalls his rise through the ranks of 007 filmmakers
  • How Carey Lowell & Talisa Soto were cast opposite Timothy Dalton
  • Just some of the highlights of John Barry’s soundtracks for Bond
  • And much more...
Issue 23 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 23

becoming bond

december 2013

  • Sir Roger Moore reflects on his casting and time as 007
  • Hilary & Steven Saltzman celebrate Harry's work
  • Peter Lamont recounts recceing and shooting Live And Let Die
  • A rare Aston Martin that may have inspired Ian Fleming
  • And much more...
Issue 22 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 22

from russia with love

september 2013

  • Fleming Draws on Real Life Scenarios
  • The Unkillable James Bond 007
  • Putting The Phosphorus on the Bosphorus
  • Filming The Claustrophobic Train Fight
  • And much more...
Issue 21 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 21

all time high

july 2013

  • Foreword by Sir Roger Moore
  • The evolution of the "Octopussy" screenplay
  • Director John Glen on scripting, casting and location scouting
  • Two-time co-star Maud Adams on the Bond girl legacy
  • And much more...
Issue 20 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 20

art of bond

march 2013

  • Daniel Kleinman talks exclusively about the titles for "Skyfall"
  • Rare artwork charting the development of the "A View To A Kill" poster
  • The story behind the striking Croatian covers for Fleming's novels
  • "Skyfall" VFX supervisor shares his work on the Komodo dragon sequence
  • And much more...
Issue 19 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 19

billion dollar bond

january 2013

  • Exclusive interview with screenwriters Purvis & Wade
  • MI6 reports from the biggest Bond premiere yet
  • Associate producer Gregg Wilson on his bond with the franchise
  • How Naomie Harris is making Miss Eve Moneypenny her own
  • And much more...
Issue 18 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 18

bringing bond home

october 2012

  • 007 star Daniel Craig talks about "Skyfall" and the future of Bond
  • An exhaustive account of the making of the 23rd Bond film
  • Director Sam Mendes shares some of the classic "Skyfall" Bond moments
  • Javier Bardem dissects his creepy character
  • And much more...
Issue 17 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 17

reporting for duty

august 2012

  • Exclusive interview with stunt coordinator Gary Powell
  • Bérénice Marlohe joins a long list of French Bond Girls
  • Naomie Harris plays an MI6 field agent in "Skyfall"
  • Take a tour of the Barbican Bond Style exhibition
  • And much more...
Issue 16 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 16

james bond takes to the silver screen

august 2012

  • Sean Connery: from milkman to spy
  • In his own words, Connery reveals his approach to playing 007
  • When the action heats up, veteran stuntman Bob Simmons stands in
  • The "Dr. No" crew discuss shooting on location
  • And much more...
Issue 15 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 15

from london with love

may 2012

  • The "Skyfall" cast & crew discuss their work in the historic Istanbul
  • Photographer Keith Hamshere explores his various 007 campaigns
  • An exclusive extract from the 2012 Fleming Bibliography
  • The curious history of James Bond films on the small screen
  • And much more...
Issue 14 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 14

living on the edge

march 2012

  • Timothy Dalton explains his take on the character of James Bond
  • Revisit the Royal opening of "The Living Daylights", held 25 years ago
  • The launch of the yearlong vehicle exhibition at Beaulieu
  • Veteran 007 helmsmen reflect on their time with Bond
  • And much more...
Issue 13 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 13

art of bond

january 2012

  • A look back at the career of production designer Sir Ken Adam
  • Memoirs of the late cinematographer Alan Hume
  • How artist Kev Walker brought the Young Bond character to life
  • The life and style of cover designer Richard Chopping
  • And much more...
Issue 12 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 12

skyfall

november 2011

  • Complete coverage of the "Skyfall" press conference in London
  • Tracking all the "Skyfall" pre-production rumours and milestones
  • A look back at the career of Kingsley Amis and his fascination with 007
  • A look back at the best-selling 2001 game from Electronic Arts, "Agent Under Fire"
  • And much more...
Issue 11 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 11

bond on set

september 2011

  • Rare images from the set and an exhaustive account of the "From Russia With Love" production history
  • Jeffery Deaver explains his successful 'Carte Blanche' recipe in an exclusive interview
  • Behind the scenes of "Die Another Day" with stunt driver George Cottle
  • "Blood Stone" composer Richard Jacques talks one on one about creating the Bond sound
  • And much more...
Issue 10 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 10

all in

may 2011

  • Interviews with the villains of Casino Royale: Mads Mikkelsen, Jesper Christensen and Clemens Schick
  • Before the cameras roll, storyboard artist Martin Asbury reveals his 'pre-vis' magic
  • Composer David Arnold talks about the score and Bond theme deconstruction
  • Bay Area Bonding - Tracking "A View To A Kill" around famous San Francisco landmarks
  • And much more...
Issue 9 of MI6 Confidential, James Bond Magazine

issue 9

bond girl special

march 2011

  • Gemma Arterton on her role in Quantum of Solace
  • Shirley Eaton talks about her gilded days with 007
  • Eva Green and Caterina Murino discuss playing the odds with a new James Bond
  • Caroline Bliss recalls stepping into Miss Moneypenny's shoes
  • And much more...
MI6 Confidential issue #8, James Bond magazine

issue 8

the midas touch

november 2010

  • The Midas Touch - behind the scenes of the best loved James Bond movie
  • High Kicks with Sir Roger Moore - filming the kung fu stunt scenes
  • The Battle for Bond - 007's unsung hero screenwriter, Jack Whittingham
  • What Happened to 007's DB5? On the trail of the world's most famous car
  • And much more...
MI6 Confidential issue #7, James Bond magazine

issue 7

o.h.m.s.s.

march 2010

  • Making On Her Majesty's Secret Service - an historical account 40 years on
  • Happy As A Sand Boy - a tribute to director Peter Hunt
  • Production Designer Syd Cain on creating Blofeld's mountain lair
  • Writing The World is Not Enough - Neal Purvis and Robert Wade reveal all
  • And much more...
MI6 Confidential issue #6, James Bond magazine

issue 6

you only live twice

september 2009

  • Making You Only Live Twice - an exhaustive account of the fifth EON production
  • Exclusive interview with Robert Davi on his role as Sanchez in Licence To Kill
  • Shooting in Key West - following the production of Licence To Kill in Florida
  • Flying With Commander Ken Wallis - Little Nellie's inventor and pilot
  • And much more...
MI6 Confidential issue #5, James Bond magazine

issue 5

around the world with 007

april 2009

  • Coverage of the "Quantum of Solace" world premiere from Leicester Square
  • Cast and crew discuss making "Quantum of Solace"
  • A tribute to author John Gardner including his last in-depth interview
  • Interview with Oscar-winning sound editor Norman Wanstall
  • And much more...
MI6 Confidential issue #4, James Bond magazine

issue 4

quantum of solace

october 2008

  • Go behind the scenes of Quantum of Solace with exclusive photographs
  • Extensive production guide covering six countries over 103 days
  • Daniel Craig and Marc Forster discuss making the 22nd adventure
  • Conversation with producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli
  • And much more...
MI6 Confidential issue #3, James Bond magazine

issue 3

underneath the mango tree

august 2008

  • Shooting Dr No on location in Jamaica - behind the scenes with rare photographs
  • Never before published Ian Fleming correspondence
  • Casino Royale comic strip celebrates its 50th anniversary
  • David Arnold on writing the theme song for Casino Royale
  • And much more...
MI6 Confidential issue #2, James Bond magazine

issue 2

his word is his bond

february 2008

  • Exclusive interview with Sir Roger Moore on his years before, during and after 007
  • Ian Fleming's reports on location in Istanbul for From Russia With Love
  • The Midas Touch? Sean Connery on the Goldfinger script
  • Martine Beswicke talks about her two Bond girl roles
  • And much more...
MI6 Confidential issue #1, James Bond magazine

issue 1

casino royale

october 2007

  • Behind the scenes of Casino Royale's action sequences
  • On location with Gary Powell & Alexander Witt and the second unit
  • A tribute to John McLusky, the creator of the face of James Bond
  • Author Charlie Higson reflects on Young Bond's early adventures
  • And much more...