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50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special

Richard Hammond celebrates 50 years of Bond films with a look back at 007's legendary cars. He talks to Daniel Craig and Roger Moore, and attempts to make a submarine car.

In a special edition of Top Gear, Richard Hammond celebrates 50 years of James Bond films with a look back at 007's legendary cars. He also talks to Daniel Craig and Sir Roger Moore, gets exclusive access behind the scenes of Bond's latest adventure, Skyfall, and pays special tribute to 007 by attempting to turn a Lotus in a fully working submarine car.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 2 Jan 2013 20:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    David Arnold

    The Name's Bond… James Bond 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:01

    Abel Korzeniowski

    Abdication 

  • 00:02

    John Barry

    The Boys Chase 

  • 00:02

    John Barry

    Score From Dr No 

  • 00:03

    John Barry

    Bond Smells a Rat 

    Composer: Don Black.
  • 00:03

    John Barry

    Score From Goldfinger 

  • 00:03

    Abel Korzeniowski

    Dance For Me Wallis 

  • 00:05

    Javier Navarrete

    Here Be Monsters 

  • 00:06

    Thomas Newman

    One More Parcel 

  • 00:07

    John Barry

    Goldfinger

  • 00:08

    Thomas Newman

    Blood Dog 

  • 00:08

    John Barry

    Score From Goldfinger 

  • 00:08

    Javier Navarrete

    Across the Ocean 

  • 00:09

    Thomas Newman

    Blood Dog 

    From the Road to Perdition soundtrack

  • 00:09

    Cliff Martinez

    Bride of Delux 

    From the Drive soundtrack

  • 00:10

    Ludovico Einaudi

    Primavera 

  • 00:10

    Elliot Goldenthal

    Revenge Wheel 

    From the Titus soundtrack

  • 00:10

    Elliot Goldenthal

    Of Separation 

    From the Heat soundtrack

  • 00:11

    Abel Korzeniowski

    Mescaline 

  • 00:12

    Thomas Newman

    Rain Hammers 

    From the Road to Perdition soundtrack

  • 00:13

    John Barry

    Score From You Only Live Twice 

  • 00:13

    DJ Food

    Dark Lady 

  • 00:14

    John Barry

    Score From You Only Live Twice 

  • 00:15

    Cliff Martinez

    Bride of Delux 

    From the Drive soundtrack

  • 00:15

    Thomas Newman

    Rain Hammers 

    From the Road to Perdition soundtrack

  • 00:16

    George Martin

    Trespassers Will Be Eaten 

    From the Live and Let Die soundtrack

  • 00:17

    John Barry

    Diamonds Are Forever

    Performer: John Barry.
  • 00:17

    John Barry

    Score From Diamonds Are Forever 

  • 00:18

    George Martin

    Bond Meets Solitaire 

    From the Live and Let Die soundtrack

  • 00:18

    George Martin

    Score From Live and Let Die 

  • 00:19

    George Martin

    Whisper Who Dares 

    From the Live and Let Die soundtrack

  • 00:19

    George Martin

    Trespassers Will Be Eaten 

    From the Live and Let Die soundtrack

  • 00:20

    George Martin

    Score From Live and Let Die 

  • 00:20

    John Barry

    Lets Go Get Em 

    From the Man with the Golden Gun soundtrack

  • 00:20

    Lalo Schifrin

    Dirty Harry 

  • 00:21

    John Barry

    Score From Man with the Golden Gun 

  • 00:21

    Lalo Schifrin

    Dirty Harry 

  • 00:21

    John Barry

    Lets Go Get Em 

    From the Man with the Golden Gun soundtrack

  • 00:21

    John Barry

    Score From Man With a Golden Gun 

  • 00:23

    John Barry

    Man With the Golden Gun Instrumental 

  • 00:24

    Craig Armstrong

    Niente 

  • 00:25

    UNKLE

    Not a Sound 

  • 00:25

    Marvin Hamlisch

    Score From the Spy Who Loved Me 

  • 00:25

    UNKLE

    Ever Rest (Instrumental) 

  • 00:26

    Marvin Hamlisch

    Score From the Spy Who Loved Me 

  • 00:27

    Craig Armstrong

    Fugue 

  • 00:27

    Susumu Yokota

    Fairy Link

  • 00:28

    Javier Navarrete

    Here Be Monsters 

  • 00:29

    Thomas Newman

    Ghost Station 

  • 00:30

    Marvin Hamlisch

    Score From the Spy Who Loved Me 

  • 00:32

    Marvin Hamlisch

    Bond 77 

  • 00:32

    John Barry

    Death of Tilly 

  • 00:34

    George Martin

    Bond Meets Solitaire 

    Fron the Live and Let Die soundtrack

  • 00:34

    Bill Conti

    Make It Last All Night

    Featured Artist: Rage.
  • 00:35

    Propellerheads & David Arnold

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service

  • 00:35

    John Barry

    Score From a View to a Kill 

  • 00:36

    UNKLE

    The Answer 

  • 00:37

    Aha 

    The Living Daylights 

  • 00:37

    John Barry

    Score From the Living Daylights 

  • 00:37

    Dario Marianelli

    Briony 

  • 00:38

    Hans Zimmer

    Bank Robbery Prologue 

    Performer: James Howard.
  • 00:38

    John Barry

    Score From the Living Daylights 

  • 00:40

    Éric Serra

    Score From Goldeneye 

  • 00:40

    Cliff Martinez

    After the Chase 

  • 00:40

    David Arnold

    Score From Tomorrow Never Dies 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:40

    Cliff Martinez

    After the Chase 

  • 00:41

    Éric Serra

    Score From Goldeneye 

  • 00:41

    David Arnold

    Some Kind of Hero 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.

    From the Die Another Day soundtrack

  • 00:42

    David Arnold

    Score From Tomorrow Never Dies 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:42

    Hans Zimmer

    Why So Serious 

  • 00:42

    David Arnold

    Score From Die Another Day 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:44

    Éric Serra

    The Golden Eye Overture 

  • 00:44

    David Arnold

    Score From Die Another Day 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:44

    Éric Serra

    The Golden Eye Overture 

  • 00:45

    David Arnold

    A Touch of Frost 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:46

    Monty Norman

    Company Car 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:48

    David Arnold 

    Score From Casino Royale 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:48

    Christopher Cornell

    African Run Down 

    Composer: David Arnold. Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:48

    David Arnold

    Nothing Sinister 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:48

    David Arnold

    Unauthorised Access 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:49

    David Arnold

    End of an Aston Martin 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:50

    David Arnold 

    Score From Casino Royale 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • 00:50

    Thomas Newman

    Rain Hammers 

  • 00:51

    Thomas Newman

    Foreign Contaminent 

  • 00:51

    Thomas Newman

    Score From Skyfall 

  • 00:52

    Lalo Schifrin

    Dirty Harry 

  • 00:53

    Thomas Newman

    Score From Skyfall 

  • 00:54

    Thomas Newman

    Pink Mist 

  • 00:55

    Thomas Newman

    Score From Skyfall 

  • 00:56

    Abel Korzeniowski

    Abdication 

  • 00:57

    Thomas Newman

    Score From Skyfall 

  • 00:57

    David Arnold

    Trip Aces 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.
  • David Arnold

    Trip Aces 

    Performer: Nicholas Dodd.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Richard Hammond
Interviewed Guest Daniel Craig
Interviewed Guest Roger Moore
Executive Producer Andy Wilman

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