James Bond | The changing world of 007

Tomorrow's World | Bond and Beyond Special

What does the future hold for the gadgetry of 007?

CHANNEL | BBC 1

FIRST BROADCAST | 17 November 1999

DURATION | 25 minutes 36 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1999

Synopsis

Peter Snow and Philippa Forrester take a look at how science could be shaping the technology behind the world's most famous spy. Snow goes for a spin in an Aston Martin just like Bond's, there's a speedboat ride to the most secret bunker in Britain, a demonstration of a back-pack helicopter and, to round things off, a perfect martini.

Did you know?

Although it is well known that Bond prefers his martinis shaken, not stirred, Ian Fleming's novels have the secret agent taking his favourite tipple stirred, not shaken. The convention was reversed for the films because it was felt that the phrase sounded better the other way round.

Contributors

Jez Nelson
Presenter
Anya Sitaram
Presenter
Presenter
Nathan Williams
Producer

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