James Bond’s London

The MI6. Photo of me, my cup of tea and the MI6, taken on the Vauxhall Bridge by some random helpful Brit. November 2013

The MI6. Photo of me, my cup of tea and the MI6, taken on the Vauxhall Bridge by some random helpful Brit. November 2013

Bond's place of work: The MI6, or the SIS (Secret Intelligence Service). As featured in GoldenEye, The World is not enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall. Photo taken from the Vauxhall bridge, november 2013

Bond’s place of work: The MI6, or the SIS (Secret Intelligence Service). As featured in GoldenEye, The World is not enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall. Photo taken from the Vauxhall bridge, november 2013

The MI6 by night. Photo taken in october 2013.

The MI6 by night. Photo taken in october 2013.

A rather poor evening photo in october 2013 of Vauxhall Bridge where M's car stops in Skyfall only to see the MI6 office being blown up.

A rather poor evening photo in october 2013 of Vauxhall Bridge where M’s car stops in Skyfall only to see the MI6 office being blown up.

Pierce Brosnan goes through this door in Die Another Day when he is having a secret rendezvous with M in an abandoned tube station (Vauxhall Cross). The door is on the foot of Westminister Bridge (South/East). Photo taken in october 2013 by a helpful staff member of the nearby café, having a smoke.

Pierce Brosnan goes through this door in Die Another Day when he is having a secret rendezvous with M in an abandoned tube station (Vauxhall Cross). The door is on the foot of Westminster Bridge (South/East). Photo taken in october 2013 by a helpful staff member of the nearby café, having a smoke.

Pierce Brosnan goes through this door in Die Another Day when he is having a secret rendezvous with M in an abandoned tube station (Vauxhall Cross). The door is on the foot of Westminister Bridge (South/East) seen in the background along with Big Ben. Photo taken in october 2013

Pierce Brosnan goes through this door in Die Another Day when he is having a secret rendezvous with M in an abandoned tube station (Vauxhall Cross). The door is on the foot of Westminster Bridge (South/East) seen in the background along with Big Ben. Photo taken in october 2013

A grey tourist photo of the Tower Bridge in november 2013. It was featured during the Thames boat chase in The World is not enough

A grey tourist photo of the Tower Bridge in november 2013. It was featured during the Thames boat chase in The World is not enough

The Royal College of Arms as featured in On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Photo taken in november 2013, by a helpful Spanish tourist. 130 Queen Victoria street

The Royal College of Arms as featured in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Photo taken in november 2013, by a helpful Spanish tourist. 130 Queen Victoria street

The Royal College of Arms as featured in On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Photo taken in november 2013. 130 Queen Victoria street

The Royal College of Arms as featured in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Photo taken in november 2013. 130 Queen Victoria street

This pub opposite Royal Court of Justice on the Strand is very old and was where Ian Fleming and companion Ivar Bryce had lunch during the trial against Kevin McClory. Photo taken in november 2013, when I also had lunch there.

This pub opposite Royal Court of Justice on the Strand is very old and was where Ian Fleming and companion Ivar Bryce had lunch during the trial against Kevin McClory. Photo taken in november 2013, when I also had lunch there.

82 Cadogan Square. That's M's house in Skyfall and former home of Bond composer John Barry

82 Cadogan Square. That’s M’s house in Skyfall and former home of Bond composer John Barry

Daniel Craig walks up these stairs of the National Gallery on his way to meet Q by J.M.W. Turner's ”The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last Berth to be broken up”  in Skyfall. Inside the National Gallery you can also see the Duke of wellington portrait by Goya featured in the den of Dr No. Photo taken in october 2013 by one of my museum colleagues.

Daniel Craig walks up these stairs of the National Gallery on his way to meet Q by J.M.W. Turner’s ”The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last Berth to be broken up” in Skyfall. Inside the National Gallery you can also see the Duke of wellington portrait by Goya featured in the den of Dr No. Photo taken in october 2013 by one of my museum colleagues.

The Tube station of Westminister, where Bond emerges in Skyfall chasing Silva

The Tube station of Westminster, where Bond emerges in Skyfall chasing Silva

Silva comes up the stairs and through this gate in Skyfall. Whitehall place. The stairs are actually for the staff of The Farmes Club going "downstairs" so to speak. Photo taken in november 2013, by a helpful staff member of the Farmers Club, out for a smoke.

Silva comes up the stairs and through this gate in Skyfall. Whitehall place. The stairs are actually for the staff of The Farmes Club going “downstairs” so to speak. Photo taken in november 2013, by a helpful staff member of the Farmers Club, out for a smoke.

Silva comes up the stairs and through this gate in Skyfall. Whitehall place. The stairs are actually for the staff of The Farmes Club going "downstairs" so to speak. Photo taken in november 2013.

Silva comes up the stairs and through this gate in Skyfall. Whitehall place. The stairs are actually for the staff of The Farmes Club going “downstairs” so to speak. Photo taken in november 2013.

This is where Silva jumps in his car (Skyfall). The white lorry somewhat blocks the view of the Playhouse Theatre. On the left is the closed tube station of Charing Cross. Photo taken in november 2013.

This is where Silva jumps in his car (Skyfall). The white lorry somewhat blocks the view of the Playhouse Theatre. On the left is the closed tube station of Charing Cross. Photo taken in november 2013.

Silva and his henchmen drives down Whitehall Place after he gets in the car. They actually drive against traffic as it is a one way street. Photo taken in november 2013.

Silva and his henchmen drives down Whitehall Place after he gets in the car. They actually drive against traffic as it is a one way street. Photo taken in november 2013.

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