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  • Jamaica
    Sunday Feb 17, 1952

    First James Bond novel

    Jamaica
    Sunday Feb 17, 1952

    Whilst serving in the Naval Intelligence Division, Fleming had planned to become an author and had told a friend, "I am going to write the spy story to end all spy stories." On 17 February 1952, he began writing his first James Bond novel, Casino Royale, at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica, where he wrote all his Bond novels during the months of January and February each year.




  • United Kingdom
    Tuesday Mar 31, 1953

    Dr. No was published

    United Kingdom
    Tuesday Mar 31, 1953

    Dr. No novel was published. Dr. No is the sixth novel by the English author Ian Fleming to feature his British Secret Service agent James Bond. Fleming wrote the novel in early 1957 at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    1953

    First Novel Published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    1953

    After completing the manuscript for Casino Royale, Fleming showed it to his friend (and later editor) William Plomer to read. Plomer liked it and submitted it to the publishers, Jonathan Cape, who did not like it as much. Cape finally published it in 1953 on the recommendation of Fleming's older brother Peter, an established travel writer.




  • United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 5, 1954

    Live and Let Die was published

    United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 5, 1954

    Live and Let Die novel was published.




  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    1954

    CBS paid Ian Fleming $1,000

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    1954

    In 1954 CBS paid Ian Fleming $1,000 ($9,520 in 2019 dollars) to adapt his novel Casino Royale into a one-hour television adventure as part of its Climax! series.




  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 21, 1954

    The episode aired live (CBS Series "Casino Royale")

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 21, 1954

    The episode aired live (CBS Series "Casino Royale") on 21 October 1954 and starred Barry Nelson as "Card Sense" James Bond and Peter Lorre as Le Chiffre.




  • United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 5, 1955

    Moonraker was published

    United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 5, 1955

    Moonraker novel was published. Moonraker is the third novel by the British author Ian Fleming to feature his fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond. It was published by Jonathan Cape on 5 April 1955 and featured a cover design conceived by Fleming.


  • United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 26, 1956

    Diamonds Are Forever was published

    United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 26, 1956

    Diamonds Are Forever novel was published. Diamonds Are Forever is the fourth novel by the English author Ian Fleming to feature his fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond.


  • United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 8, 1957

    From Russia, with Love was published

    United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 8, 1957

    From Russia, with Love novel was published.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    1957

    Daily Express approached Ian Fleming to adapt his stories into comic strips

    London, England, United Kingdom
    1957

    In 1957 the Daily Express approached Ian Fleming to adapt his stories into comic strips, offering him £1,500 per novel and a share of takings from syndication. After initial reluctance, Fleming, who felt the strips would lack the quality of his writing, agreed. To aid the Daily Express in illustrating Bond, Fleming commissioned an artist to create a sketch of how he believed James Bond looked. The illustrator, John McLusky, however, felt that Fleming's 007 looked too "outdated" and "pre-war" and changed Bond to give him a more masculine look.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    1958

    Casino Royale comic book was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    1958

    Casino Royale comic book was published from 7 July 1958 to 13 December 1958 and was written by Anthony Hern and illustrated by John McLusky.


  • South Africa
    1958

    Moonraker was adapted for broadcast on South African radio

    South Africa
    1958

    In 1958, the novel Moonraker was adapted for broadcast on South African radio, with Bob Holness providing the voice of Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 23, 1959

    Goldfinger was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 23, 1959

    Goldfinger novel was published. Goldfinger is the seventh novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series. Written in January and February 1958, it was first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 23 March 1959.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 11, 1960

    For Your Eyes Only was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 11, 1960

    For Your Eyes Only (short stories) was published.


  • United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 27, 1961

    Thunderball was published

    United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 27, 1961

    Thunderball is the ninth book in Ian Fleming's James Bond series and the eighth full-length Bond novel. It was first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 27 March 1961, where the initial print run of 50,938 copies quickly sold out.


  • United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 16, 1962

    The Spy Who Loved Me was published

    United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 16, 1962

    The Spy Who Loved Me is the ninth novel (and tenth book) in Ian Fleming's James Bond series, first published by Jonathan Cape on 16 April 1962.


  • United Kingdom
    Friday Oct 5, 1962

    Dr. No (film)

    United Kingdom
    Friday Oct 5, 1962

    Dr. No is a 1962 spy film directed by Terence Young. It is based on the 1958 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming. Starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Joseph Wiseman, and Jack Lord, it is the first film in the James Bond series.


  • United Kingdom
    Wednesday Apr 10, 1963

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service was published

    United Kingdom
    Wednesday Apr 10, 1963

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service is the tenth novel (and eleventh book) in Ian Fleming's James Bond series, first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 1 April 1963.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Thursday Oct 10, 1963

    From Russia with Love

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Thursday Oct 10, 1963

    From Russia with Love is a 1963 spy film and the second in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, as well as Sean Connery's second role as MI6 agent James Bond. It was directed by Terence Young, produced by Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman, and written by Richard Maibaum and Johanna Harwood, based on Ian Fleming's similarly named 1957 novel.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Mar 26, 1964

    You Only Live Twice was published

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Mar 26, 1964

    You Only Live Twice is the eleventh novel (and twelfth book) in Ian Fleming's James Bond series of stories. It was first published by Jonathan Cape in the United Kingdom on 26 March 1964 and sold out quickly.


  • Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Aug 11, 1964

    Fleming's death

    Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Aug 11, 1964

    Fleming was a heavy smoker and drinker throughout his adult life and suffered from heart disease. In 1961, aged 53, he suffered a heart attack and struggled to recuperate. On 11 August 1964, while staying at a hotel in Canterbury, Fleming went to the Royal St George's Golf Club for lunch and later dined at his hotel with friends.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Sep 17, 1964

    Goldfinger

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Sep 17, 1964

    Goldfinger is a 1964 spy film and the third installment in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is based on the 1959 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Apr 1, 1965

    The Man with the Golden Gun was published

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Apr 1, 1965

    The Man with the Golden Gun is the twelfth novel (and thirteenth book) of Ian Fleming's James Bond series. It was first published by Jonathan Cape in the UK on 1 April 1965, eight months after the author's death.


  • Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday Dec 9, 1965

    Thunderball premiere

    Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday Dec 9, 1965

    Thunderball is a 1965 spy film and the fourth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is an adaptation of the 1961 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming, which in turn was based on an original story by Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham, and Fleming.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 1966

    Octopussy and The Living Daylights was published

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 1966

    Octopussy and The Living Daylights (sometimes published as Octopussy) is the 14th and final James Bond book written by Ian Fleming in the Bond series. The book is a collection of short stories published posthumously in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape on 23 June 1966.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 12, 1967

    You Only Live Twice

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 12, 1967

    You Only Live Twice is a 1967 spy film and the fifth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is the first Bond film to be directed by Lewis Gilbert, who later directed the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me and the 1979 film Moonraker, both starring Roger Moore. The screenplay of You Only Live Twice was written by Roald Dahl, and loosely based on Ian Fleming's 1964 novel of the same name.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Mar 28, 1968

    Colonel Sun was published

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Mar 28, 1968

    After Fleming's death a continuation novel, Colonel Sun, was written by Kingsley Amis (as Robert Markham) and published in 1968.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 18, 1969

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 18, 1969

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service is a 1969 spy film and the sixth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions. It is based on the 1963 novel by Ian Fleming. Following Sean Connery's decision to retire from the role after You Only Live Twice, Eon Productions selected George Lazenby, a model with no prior acting credits, to play the part of James Bond. During the making of the film, Lazenby announced that he would play the role of Bond only once.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 30, 1971

    Diamonds Are Forever

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 30, 1971

    Diamonds Are Forever is a 1971 spy film, the seventh in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions. It is the sixth and final Eon film to star Sean Connery, who returned to the role as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, having declined to reprise the role in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969).


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 27, 1973

    Live and Let Die

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 27, 1973

    Live and Let Die is a 1973 spy film and the eighth film in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions and the first to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    1973

    BBC documentary Omnibus

    London, England, United Kingdom
    1973

    In 1973 a BBC documentary Omnibus: The British Hero featured Christopher Cazenove playing a number of such title characters (e.g. Richard Hannay and Bulldog Drummond). The documentary included James Bond in dramatized scenes from Goldfinger—notably featuring 007 being threatened with the novel's circular saw, rather than the film's laser beam—and Diamonds Are Forever.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 19, 1974

    The Man with the Golden Gun

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 19, 1974

    The Man with the Golden Gun is a 1974 spy film and the ninth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the second to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Thursday Jul 7, 1977

    The Spy Who Loved Me

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Thursday Jul 7, 1977

    The Spy Who Loved Me is a 1977 spy film, the tenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions. It is the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional secret agent James Bond. The film co-stars Barbara Bach and Curd Jürgens and was directed by Lewis Gilbert.


  • United Kingdom
    1980s

    Two of the Eon Productions Bond films appeared in print

    United Kingdom
    1980s

    Although novelizations of two of the Eon Productions Bond films appeared in print, James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me and James Bond and Moonraker, both written by screenwriter Christopher Wood, the series of novels did not continue until the 1980s.


  • United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 26, 1979

    Moonraker

    United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 26, 1979

    Moonraker is a 1979 spy film and the eleventh in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the fourth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The third and final film in the series to be directed by Lewis Gilbert, it co-stars Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale, Corinne Cléry, and Richard Kiel.


  • United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jun 24, 1981

    For Your Eyes Only

    United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jun 24, 1981

    For Your Eyes Only is a 1981 spy film and the twelfth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the fifth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It marked the directorial debut of John Glen, who had worked as editor and second unit director on three other Bond films.


  • United Kingdom
    1981

    Licence Renewed was published

    United Kingdom
    1981

    In 1981 the thriller writer John Gardner picked up the series with Licence Renewed.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    1981

    Marvel Comics published a two-issue comic book adaptation of the film For Your Eyes Only

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    1981

    With the release of the 1981 film For Your Eyes Only, Marvel Comics published a two-issue comic book adaptation of the film.


  • United Kingdom
    Sep, 1982

    For Special Services was published

    United Kingdom
    Sep, 1982

    For Special Services, first published in 1982, was the second novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Monday Jun 6, 1983

    Octopussy

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Monday Jun 6, 1983

    Octopussy is a 1983 spy film and the thirteenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions; it was the sixth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It was directed by John Glen and the screenplay was written by George MacDonald Fraser, Richard Maibaum, and Michael G. Wilson.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jul 7, 1983

    Icebreaker was published

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jul 7, 1983

    Icebreaker, first published in 1983, was the third novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. Carrying the Glidrose Publications copyright, it was first published in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape and is the first Bond novel to be published in the United States by Putnam, beginning a long-standing association.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    1983

    Marvel published an accompanying comic "Octopussy"

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    1983

    When Octopussy was released in the cinemas in 1983, Marvel published an accompanying comic; Eclipse also produced a one-off comic for Licence to Kill, although Timothy Dalton refused to allow his likeness to be used.


  • United Kingdom
    1984

    Role of Honour was published

    United Kingdom
    1984

    Role of Honour, first published in 1984, was the fourth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. Carrying the Glidrose Publications copyright, it was first published in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape and in the United States by Putnam.


  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday May 22, 1985

    A View to a Kill premiere

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday May 22, 1985

    A View to a Kill is a 1985 spy film and the fourteenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and both the seventh and the last to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 26, 1986

    Nobody Lives for Ever was published

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 26, 1986

    Nobody Lives for Ever (published in American editions as Nobody Lives Forever), first published in 1986, was the fifth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday May 21, 1987

    No Deals, Mr. Bond was published

    United Kingdom
    Thursday May 21, 1987

    No Deals, Mr. Bond, first published in 1987, was the sixth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.


  • United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 29, 1987

    The Living Daylights

    United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 29, 1987

    The Living Daylights is a 1987 spy film and the fifteenth entry in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the first of two to star Timothy Dalton as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jun 1, 1988

    Scorpius was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jun 1, 1988

    Scorpius, first published in 1988, is the seventh novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. Carrying the Glidrose Publications copyright, it was first published in the United Kingdom by Hodder & Stoughton (the first original Bond novel not to be published by Jonathan Cape) and in the United States by Putnam.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 13, 1989

    Licence to Kill

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 13, 1989

    Licence to Kill is a 1989 spy film, the sixteenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the second (and last) to star Timothy Dalton in the role of the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    1989

    Win, Lose or Die was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    1989

    Win, Lose or Die, first published in 1989, was the eighth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. Carrying the Glidrose Publications copyright, it was first published in the United Kingdom by Hodder and Stoughton and in the United States by Putnam.


  • United Kingdom
    Jul, 1990

    Brokenclaw was published

    United Kingdom
    Jul, 1990

    Brokenclaw, first published in 1990, was the tenth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    1990

    BBC has adapted five of the Fleming novels for broadcast: in 1990 You Only Live Twice was adapted into a 90-minute radio play

    London, England, United Kingdom
    1990

    The BBC has adapted five of the Fleming novels for broadcast: in 1990 You Only Live Twice was adapted into a 90-minute radio play for BBC Radio 4 with Michael Jayston playing James Bond.


  • United Kingdom
    1991

    The Man from Barbarossa was published

    United Kingdom
    1991

    The Man from Barbarossa, first published in 1991, was the eleventh novel by John Gardner featuring James Bond.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    1991

    James Bond Jr

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    1991

    In 1991 a kids' spin-off TV cartoon series, James Bond Jr., was produced with Corey Burton in the role of Bond's nephew, also called James Bond.


  • United Kingdom
    1992

    Death Is Forever was published

    United Kingdom
    1992

    Death Is Forever, first published in 1992, was the twelfth novel by John Gardner to feature Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond (including Gardner's novelization of Licence to Kill).


  • United Kingdom
    Friday Jul 16, 1993

    Never Send Flowers was published

    United Kingdom
    Friday Jul 16, 1993

    Never Send Flowers, first published in 1993, was the thirteenth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond (including Gardner's novelization of Licence to Kill).


  • United Kingdom
    Aug, 1994

    SeaFire was published

    United Kingdom
    Aug, 1994

    SeaFire, first published in 1994, was the fourteenth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 1995

    GoldenEye premiere

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 1995

    GoldenEye is a 1995 spy film, the seventeenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It was directed by Martin Campbell and is the first in the series not to utilize any story elements from the works of novelist Ian Fleming.


  • United Kingdom
    Friday May 3, 1996

    Cold was published

    United Kingdom
    Friday May 3, 1996

    Cold, first published in 1996, was the sixteenth and final novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.


  • U.S.
    1996

    American author Raymond Benson became the author of the Bond novels

    U.S.
    1996

    In 1996 the American author Raymond Benson became the author of the Bond novels.


  • United Kingdom
    1997

    Zero Minus Ten was published

    United Kingdom
    1997

    Zero Minus Ten, published in 1997, is the first novel by Raymond Benson featuring Ian Fleming's James Bond following John Gardner's departure in 1996.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    1997

    "Blast from the Past"

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    1997

    The first Bond story published by Benson, "Blast from the Past" is a direct sequel to Fleming's You Only Live Twice and appears to exist outside the timeline of either Benson's or John Gardner's other Bond stories.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 10, 1997

    Tomorrow Never Dies

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 10, 1997

    Tomorrow Never Dies is a 1997 spy film and the eighteenth in the James Bond series to be produced by Eon Productions, and the second to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode, with the screenplay written by Bruce Feirstein, the film follows Bond as he attempts to stop Elliot Carver, a power-mad media mogul, from engineering world events to initiate World War III.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 8, 1998

    The Facts of Death was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 8, 1998

    The Facts of Death, first published in 1998, was the third novel by Raymond Benson featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond (including Benson's novelization of Tomorrow Never Dies).


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Jan, 1999

    "Midsummer Night's Doom"

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Jan, 1999

    "Midsummer Night's Doom" is a special story commissioned to help celebrate Playboy's 45th anniversary. By Benson's own admission, the short story is a joke piece.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 7, 1999

    High Time to Kill was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 7, 1999

    High Time to Kill, published in 1999, is the fourth novel by Raymond Benson featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Monday Nov 8, 1999

    The World Is Not Enough

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Monday Nov 8, 1999

    The World Is Not Enough is a 1999 spy film and the nineteenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film was directed by Michael Apted, with the original story and screenplay written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, and Bruce Feirstein. It was produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. The title is taken from the Bond family coat of arms taken from English heraldic Arms and seen first in On Her Majesty's Secret Service.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 9, 1999

    The World Is Not Enough was published

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 9, 1999

    The World Is Not Enough is a 1999 spy film and the nineteenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 5, 2000

    DoubleShot was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 5, 2000

    DoubleShot, first published in 2000, was the sixth novel by Raymond Benson featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    2001

    Never Dream of Dying was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    2001

    Never Dream of Dying, first published in 2001, was the seventh novel by Raymond Benson featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 3, 2002

    The Man with the Red Tattoo was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 3, 2002

    The Man with the Red Tattoo, first published in 2002, was the sixth and final original novel by Raymond Benson featuring Ian Fleming's character James Bond. Carrying the Ian Fleming Publications copyright, it was first published in the United Kingdom by Hodder & Stoughton and in the United States by Putnam.


  • U.S. and United Kingdom
    Thursday Nov 21, 2002

    Die Another Day

    U.S. and United Kingdom
    Thursday Nov 21, 2002

    Die Another Day is a 2002 spy film and the twentieth film in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions. It was produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, and directed by Lee Tamahori.


  • Paris, France
    2005

    The Moneypenny Diaries

    Paris, France
    2005

    The Moneypenny Diaries are a trilogy of novels chronicling the life of Miss Moneypenny, M's personal secretary. The novels are penned by Samantha Weinberg under the pseudonym Kate Westbrook, who is depicted as the book's "editor". The first installment of the trilogy, subtitled Guardian Angel, was released on 10 October 2005 in the UK. A second volume subtitled Secret Servant was released on 2 November 2006 in the UK, published by John Murray. A third volume subtitled Final Fling was released on 1 May 2008


  • United Kingdom
    2005

    The Young Bond series of novels

    United Kingdom
    2005

    The Young Bond series of novels was started by Charlie Higson and, between 2005 and 2009, (five novels and one short story) were published. The first Young Bond novel, SilverFin was also adapted and released as a graphic novel on 2 October 2008 by Puffin Books. In October 2013 Ian Fleming Publications announced that Stephen Cole would continue the series, with the first edition scheduled to be released in Autumn 2014.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 14, 2006

    Casino Royale (2006 film)

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 14, 2006

    Casino Royale is a 2006 spy film, the twenty-first in the Eon Productions James Bond series, and the third screen adaptation of Ian Fleming's 1953 novel of the same name. Directed by Martin Campbell and written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, and Paul Haggis, it is the first film to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, and was produced by Eon Productions for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Columbia Pictures, making it the first Eon-produced Bond film to be co-produced by the latter studio.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday May 24, 2008

    BBC Radio 4 broadcast an adaptation of Dr. No.

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday May 24, 2008

    On 24 May 2008 BBC Radio 4 broadcast an adaptation of Dr. No. The actor Toby Stephens, who played Bond villain Gustav Graves in the Eon Productions version of Die Another Day, played Bond, while Dr. No was played by David Suchet.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday May 29, 2008

    100th anniversary of Fleming's birth with new Writer

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday May 29, 2008

    After a gap of six years, Sebastian Faulks was commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications to write a new Bond novel, which was released on 28 May 2008, the 100th anniversary of Fleming's birth. The book—titled Devil May Care—was published in the UK by Penguin Books and by Doubleday in the US. The book—titled Devil May Care—was published in the UK by Penguin Books and by Doubleday in the US.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 29, 2008

    Quantum of Solace

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 29, 2008

    Quantum of Solace is a 2008 spy film and the twenty-second in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions. Directed by Marc Forster and written by Paul Haggis, Neal Purvis, and Robert Wade, it is a direct sequel to Casino Royale, and the second film to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Apr 3, 2010

    Second story was adapted by BBC

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Apr 3, 2010

    A Second story was adapted and on 3 April 2010 BBC Radio 4 broadcast Goldfinger with Toby Stephens again playing Bond.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 27, 2011

    Carte Blanche was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 27, 2011

    American writer Jeffery Deaver was then commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications to produce Carte Blanche, which was published on 26 May 2011.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    2012

    From Russia, with Love was dramatized for BBC Radio 4

    London, England, United Kingdom
    2012

    In 2012 the novel From Russia, with Love was dramatized for BBC Radio 4; it featured a full cast again starring Toby Stephens as Bond.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 23, 2012

    Skyfall

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 23, 2012

    Skyfall is a 2012 spy film and the twenty-third in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions. The film is the third to star Daniel Craig as fictional MI6 agent James Bond and features Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the villain, and Judi Dench as M. It was directed by Sam Mendes and written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, and John Logan, and features the theme song "Skyfall", written and performed by Adele. It was theatrically distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Sep 27, 2013

    Solo was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Sep 27, 2013

    On 26 September 2013, Solo by William Boyd, set in 1969, was published.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    May, 2014

    Toby Stephens again played Bond, in On Her Majesty's Secret Service

    London, England, United Kingdom
    May, 2014

    In May 2014 Toby Stephens again played Bond, in On Her Majesty's Secret Service, with Alfred Molina as Blofeld, and Joanna Lumley as Irma Bunt.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Sep 9, 2015

    Trigger Mortis was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Sep 9, 2015

    Trigger Mortis is a 2015 James Bond novel written by Anthony Horowitz, and commissioned by the estate of Bond's creator Ian Fleming, which was published on 8 September 2015.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Monday Oct 26, 2015

    Spectre

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Monday Oct 26, 2015

    Spectre is a 2015 spy film and the twenty-fourth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Columbia Pictures. It is the fourth film to feature Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, and the second film in the series directed by Sam Mendes following Skyfall.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Jun 1, 2018

    Forever and a Day was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Jun 1, 2018

    Forever and a Day is a 2018 James Bond novel written by Anthony Horowitz, and commissioned by the estate of Bond's creator, Ian Fleming. It was published on 31 May 2018.


  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Apr, 2020

    No Time to Die postponed

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Apr, 2020

    No Time to Die is a forthcoming spy film and the twenty-fifth installment in the James Bond film series produced by Eon Productions. The film features Daniel Craig in his fifth and final outing as the fictional British MI6 agent James Bond. Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Christoph Waltz, Rory Kinnear, and Ralph Fiennes reprise their roles from previous films, with Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ana de Armas, Dali Benssalah, Billy Magnussen, and David Dencik joining the cast as new characters. The movie was scheduled for release in April 2020 but was postponed worldwide twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is now scheduled for release on 2 April 2021.


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