The Spy Who Loved Me Premiere

 By MI6 Staff Share The Story In 1977, United Artists were banking on lucky number seven in more ways than one as they splashed a record $4.4m USD in promoting the latest James Bond film around the world – over 30% of what was spent on the production budget. The...

Making The Spy Who Loved Me

 By MI6 Staff Share The Story With Harry Saltzman now out of the picture, having sold his shares in Danjaq to United Artists, Albert R. Broccoli was left in sole control of the Bond series of films. But he had a problem to deal with when starting pre-production on the next film. Both ‘Live...

Omega and James Bond – Commanding Time

Share The Story Omega and James Bond have had a fruitful partnership, spanning (almost unbelievably) over twenty years, ever since Commander Bond was first issued with an Omega Seamaster 300m Quartz for 1995’s “GoldenEye”. For the subsequent Pierce Brosnan films, Bond was issued with an automatic Seamaster Diver 300m, featuring...

Joe Robinson (1927-2017)

 By MI6 Staff Share The Story Joe Robinson was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, on 31st May 1927 and would follow in his father and grandfather’s footsteps into professional wrestling before finding further success on the silver screen. His wrestling career saw him grapple under the name ‘Tiger Joe...

Win Into The Lions Mouth

 By MI6 Staff Share The Story MI6 Competition: MI6 has teamed up with the Berkley Publishing Group to offer copies of “Into The Lion’s Mouth: The True Story of Dusko Popov: World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond” to lucky readers. Dusko Popov had a storied...