Bond at 50 - Designing 007

It is half a century since the film franchise for the world's best-known spy began - and to mark his heroic efforts for his country, the Barbican Centre in London is celebrating by showcasing the design and style behind James Bond.

From the villains - to the girls and gadgets - take a look around with the co-curator and Oscar-winning costume designer, Lindy Hemming.

To see the enhanced content on this page, you need to have JavaScript enabled and Adobe Flash installed.

Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style can be seen at the Barbican Centre, London, from 6 July - 5 September 2012.

Co-curated by Lindy Hemming and Bronwyn Cosgrave.

Click bottom right for image details and copyright. Exhibition archive photos courtesy Danjaq, LLC and United Artists Corporation. All rights reserved.

Music by John Barry/Monty Norman, Matt Monro, Shirley Bassey, Lulu, Duran Duran, Madonna, Nancy Sinatra, Rita Coolidge, Marvin Hamlisch, City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Carly Simon.

Slideshow Production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 6 July 2012.


Designing 007 at the Barbican

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites.

More audio slideshows:

Designing for 007

What Britain used to look like from the air

West Midlands - motors and music

More Entertainment & Arts stories