Pinewood Studios Unveil New Stage Dedicated to Sir Roger Moore

The Roger Moore Stage
© Pinewood Studios

“On what would have been Sir Roger Moore’s 90th birthday weekend, the studio he called home for over 40 productions has today unveiled ‘The Roger Moore Stage’ in his honour.

HRH The Countess of Wessex opened the stage, and led the afternoon celebration of 300 cast, crew, family and friends.

On-stage tributes came from Dame Joan Collins, Sir Michael Caine, Bond producers Michael G. Wilson & Barbara Broccoli and, on behalf of UNICEF, David Walliams. Featuring live music from the Julian Rachlin Quartet and Q The Music, several of the star’s film vehicles adorned the stately studio gardens – including the submarine Lotus Esprit from ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’, the Volvo P1800 from ‘The Saint’ and the Aston Martin DBS from ‘The Persuaders’ – as a capacity crowd – including Stefanie Powers, Stephen Fry, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Lord Grade of Yarmouth, Sir Tim Rive along with Bond girls Madeline Smith (‘Live and Let Die’), Gloria Hendry (‘Live and Let Die’) and Lynn-Holly Johnson (‘For Your Eyes Only’) – enjoyed a post ceremony afternoon tea.

Lasy Moore and the stars three children paid an emotional end tribute, saying just how proud Roger would be to see his name dominate the Pinewood lot.”

Source: Sir Roger Moore.

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‘SPECTRE’ Screening at Ludlow Town Hall Auditorium

Spectre The ‘Friends of the Ludlow Auditorium’, an organisation founded with the purpose of promoting the use of the Ludlow Auditorium for the benefit and entertainment of the local communities will play host to a screening ‘SPECTRE’ on Saturday, 14 October, 2017.

Film: ‘SPECTRE’ (2015)
Location: Ludlow Town Hall Auditorium, Vermont, USA
Date: Saturday, 14 October, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Tickets: Free (Donations are appreciated)

‘SPECTRE’ Swiss Television Premiere

Spectre ‘James Bond 007 – SPECTRE’ will premiere on free TV in Switzerland on Sunday, 15 October, 2017 on SRF 2.

In the lead up to the premiere, SRF 2 will be screening a number of James Bond films throughout the week

Film: ‘James Bond 007 – SPECTRE’ (2015)
Channel: SRF 2
Date: Sunday, 15 October, 2017
Time: 8:05PM (CET)

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‘Dr. No’ to Screen at the Vintage Film Festival

Dr No In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, the Vintage Film Festival will screen a special program featuring films with Canadian in a major staring or behind-the-scenes role.

Included in the line-up is the first James Bond film, ‘Dr. No’ which features three prominent Canadians; Joseph Wisemas as Dr. No, Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny, and producer Harry Saltzman.

Film: ‘Dr. No’ (1962)
Location: Capitol Theatre, Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
Date: Saturday, 14 October 2017
Time: 7:00PM – 8:50PM (EST)
Tickets: $10

Pierce Brosnan Talks James Bond on the ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Pierce Brosnan stopped by the ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ last night to promote his new film ‘The Foreigner’ co-starring Jakcie Chan. Inevitably, talk turned to Pierce’s time playing the role of James Bond (02:26). Here’s what he had to say about playing the icon role.

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