James Bond | The changing world of 007
In 1952, vacationing newspaper executive Ian Fleming sat down at his Jamaican retreat and started to write the book that would become 'Casino Royale', the first of 14 novels and short stories featuring ruthless spy James Bond. The first Bond film, 'Dr No', would be released 10 years later, marking the start of an astonishingly successful movie franchise that would still be making box-office millions half a century later.
Programmes and images examine the Bond phenomenon through the eyes of those who shaped the character of the world's most popular secret agent, both in print and on film.
A masterclass for thriller writers.
From Pinewood to Japan on the trail of 'You Only Live Twice'.
On location with 'Moonraker'.
Miss Moneypenny's guide to the theme songs of the James Bond films.
What does the future hold for the gadgetry of 007?
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