• The new edition of the BBC's weekly listings magazine Radio Times (for 25 Sept - 1 October, 2021), just published in the UK, has a great Bond and Moneypenny front cover and devotes six pages to James Bond and No [...]

    By Published On: September 22nd, 2021
  • The UK's main ITV channel has been continuing with its summer season of Daniel Craig Bond films and, as Skyfall is rolled out as part of this, the JBIFC takes the opportunity to look back on Craig's third 007 adventure [...]

    By Published On: June 20th, 2020
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report the death of the acclaimed stage and screen actor Albert Finney, who has passed away aged 82. Finney, who rose to acting fame as one of the 'New Wave' of British actors of [...]

    By Published On: February 9th, 2019
  • Bond is Back! Break out the Vodka Martinis. It has become something of a tradition that Christmas-time in the past in the UK has regularly seen a James Bond movie as part of the TV festivities. This year will continue [...]

    By Published On: December 22nd, 2018
  •   Remember, remember, the month of November - gunpowder, treason and plot. Five years ago this November, just as many people in Britain were celebrating the defeat of the Guy Fawkes plot with traditional displays of fireworks, the big success [...]

    By Published On: November 4th, 2017
  • Licence renewed! In some dramatic James Bond news, a British newspaper columnist has exclusively revealed that the veteran Bond scriptwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade have been contracted to pen the storyline for the next James Bond movie, which will [...]

    By Published On: March 10th, 2017
  • According to the obituary penned by 'M', and published in The Times when 007 had gone missing after destroying Blofeld's castle in Japan, James Bond was recruited into the 'Ministry of Defence' in 1941 with the help of an old Vickers colleague of his [...]

    By Published On: March 6th, 2017
  • Naomie Harris has said that she thinks there is 'a very good chance' that Daniel Craig will return as James Bond. She was responding to the question that has inevitably faced a number of members of the 007 support team over [...]

    By Published On: February 25th, 2017
  • From JB to GB! Back in January, 2014, the JBIFC exclusively revealed that the James Bond screenwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who came up with the central story theme for Skyfall and, more recently, also worked on Spectre, had been working [...]

    By Published On: February 19th, 2017
  • Will he or won't he, and does Miss Moneypenny know? This question has inevitably faced members of the 007 support team, as intense speculation has regularly occurred in the British and global media over whether Daniel Craig will be Bond in movie no. 25. [...]

    By Published On: January 22nd, 2017
  • A new documentary about Judi Dench, to be screened on the UK's BBC-2 TV channel on December 30th, will have contributions from 007s past and present, together with comments from Sam Mendes. The new programme, entitled All the World's Her [...]

    By Published On: December 12th, 2016
  • The Name's Craig... Daniel Craig  With all the recent speculation and media rumours about Daniel Craig's tenure as James Bond, and whether he will be reprising the role for Bond no. 25, it is perhaps worth reminding ourselves that it [...]

    By Published On: September 9th, 2016
  • The acclaimed film and stage actor Ralph Fiennes, who became the new 'M' in Skyfall and reprised the role in Spectre, has received high praise from the critics for his new interpretation of the King in Richard III, the stage [...]

    By Published On: June 29th, 2016
  • The British singer Adele, who won an Oscar in 2013 for her theme song to Skyfall,  was the headline act at the famous Glastonbury music festival in Somerset over the weekend. Her live performance, which took place at 10.15pm on the evening [...]

    By Published On: June 27th, 2016
  • Dame Judi Dench, who very briefly reprised her role as 007's MI6 boss 'M' in Spectre, is going to reign again as Queen Victoria, two decades after she first portrayed Britain's nineteenth century monarch in the movie Mrs. Brown (1997). Her [...]

    By Published On: June 22nd, 2016
  • Sam Mendes, the director of two highly successful 007 movies with Daniel Craig, has said the next Bond director should come from 'a slightly unexpected direction' when it comes to the main storyline for the next James Bond movie. He also repeated [...]

    By Published On: May 30th, 2016
  • Actress Naomie Harris, who played Eve Moneypenny in Skyfall and reprised the role in Spectre, has been giving some publicity interviews for another type of spy movie, Our Kind of Traitor, which had its UK premiere on 5th May and goes [...]

    By Published On: May 10th, 2016
  • Sam Mendes, the director of two highly successful 007 movies with Daniel Craig, has been lined up to speak at the forthcoming Hay Literary Festival in May-June, 2016. He will discuss the craft of film-making. The Hay Festival is an annual event held [...]

    By Published On: April 29th, 2016
  • Former 007 star Timothy Dalton can be seen in a haunting new trailer for the latest series of the gothic horror TV series Penny Dreadful, the third season of which will hit U.S. TV screens on Sunday, May 1st, 2016. [...]

    By Published On: April 15th, 2016