Bond in Motion is the official exhibition of James Bond vehicles that feature in the renowned film series. It is the largest display of its kind ever staged in London. James Bond first hit the big screen in 1962, when Ian Fleming’s 007 was introduced to cinema audiences around the world as the double o agent in Dr No.
Half a century and six Bonds later, the franchise is now one of the longest running in cinema history. Also read about Jermyn Street’s links with 007….
In the main exhibition space the numerous vehicles on display include the archetypal Bond car, the Aston Martin DB5, Goldfinger’s majestic Rolls-Royce Phantom III and the unforgettable Lotus Esprit S1 submersible from The Spy Who Loved Me.
Displayed alongside less predictable 007 modes of transport such as the Citroën 2CV and the Crocodile Submarine the exhibit also includes a variety of aircraft, boats and motorcycles.
These creative action vehicles play a pivotal role in all 23 movies and continue to propel James Bond to the cutting-edge of cinematic espionage. There are no replicas – every vehicle exhibited is an original used for filming.
James Bond & Jermyn Street at Bond in Motion
The majority are loaned from the archive of EON Productions who produce the movies and the Ian Fleming Foundation who have located and restored many of the vehicles.
Bond In Motion displays both the adrenalin-pumping high performance machinery and the unique 007 defining inventions that are essential to the continuing James Bond story. Get tickets here
London Film Museum (45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7BN)
Jermyn Street is no stanger to
James Bond Style
Ian Fleming’s James Bond always wore Floris No.89
Floris (89 Jermyn St, London, SW1Y 6JH)
Turnbull & Asser, the world renowned Jermyn Street shirt maker, launched a “Limited Collection” Shirt and Bow Tie combination which features in the film Casino Royale.
Turnbull & Asser (71 & 72 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6PF)
Sunspel created the shirts worn by Daniel Craig in Casino Royale
Sunspel (21a Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6HP)
In Quantum of Solace, Daniel Craig sports the Church Ryder III in dark brown suede with rubber sole. And also Church Philip in Black Calf, full leather with Oak bark soles
Church’s (110 Jermyn St, London SW1Y 6EE)
In the Turkey and Shanghai actions scenes in SkyFall (2012), James Bond (Daniel Craig) wears Crockett & Jones Tetbury chukka boots.
Crockett & Jones (69 Jermyn St, London SW1Y 6PF)
Daniel Craig wears a pair of black John Lobb Luffield shoes in the movie Casino Royale (2006) during the scenes in the casino
John Lobb (88 Jermyn St, London SW1Y 6JD)
In the movie Licence To Kill (1989), actor Timothy Dalton wears a dove grey felt top hat with black ribbon band from Lock & Co Hatters. And The hat that Sean Connery wears in the first James Bond movies is still available at the original store, Lock & Co. Hatters
Lock & Co (6 St James’s St, London SW1A 1EF)
In Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) wears a pair of Dunhill cufflinks. And also, In the 1989 movie Licence To Kill (1989) Bond receives a Dunhill lighter from his good friend Felix Leiter and his wife Della on their wedding day. The lighter is a silver Dunhill Unique with plain finish.
Dunhill (48 Jermyn St, London SW1Y 6LX)
Swaine Adeney Brigg attaché cases are issued to all 00 agents as standard by Q-Branch is a Black leather briefcase, with its distinctive Red skiver lining which has gone on to become a very popular bespoke item.
Swaine Adeney Brigg (7 Piccadilly Arcade, London, SW1Y 6NH)