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Post by 007Mania » Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:00 pm

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Liverpool Rules wrote:I'm glad the screen will steam up with Bond 23. Bond should be able to "slay the dragon and get the girl" Not one or the other, but both! That's what makes him Bond. There is always time to help a lady in distress. :wink:
But please no cheesy Roger Moore humour. Daniel mentioned that QoS would have some of that, I haven't see QoS, but I don't think there is room for Roger's particular brand of cheese anymore.
Why haven't you seen QoS yet?
Because I have this new puppy who can bearly be left for more than 90 minutes on her own. I am being held hostage from my obsession by a piddling pup.

Hopefully when the relatives are in town for thanksgiving they c
an dog sit!
Oh, you can send the puppy to me! :lol:
Fingers crossed that you'll see QoS soon!
PM me if you seriously want to puppy-sit - you'll need lots of paper towels, treats, patience and a suit of armour.
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Here, here to seeing QoS soon!
And an airline ticket! :lol:
The ticket would be the most important thing. :lol: :lol:

I can deal with little dogs who wants to fool around all day long. :lol: We've got a dog since 8 years. :D
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Post by Germangirl » Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:18 pm

Off you go...

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The top notch acting in the Weisz/Craig/Spall 'Betrayal' is emotionally true, often v funny and its beautifully staged with filmic qualities..

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Post by 007Mania » Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:33 pm

One can dream... ;)
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Post by Linda » Tue Nov 25, 2008 3:54 am

I have not seen QoS yet and I am dying to see it. :( I hear so much about it. My friends and I are waiting for the right moment - next Sat. We will go in the afternoon and have supper afterwards to talk all night about it and how great Daniel was. :oops: Last Sat. I worked and would have been too tired to see it (that was my friend's concern) I am never too tired to see Daniel. :lol: Friday night I plan to see the CR dvd and be ready the next day for QoS. A good plan don't you think? I will let you all know my thoughts about the movie afterwards.

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Post by Germangirl » Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:15 am

Linda wrote:I have not seen QoS yet and I am dying to see it. :( I hear so much about it. My friends and I are waiting for the right moment - next Sat. We will go in the afternoon and have supper afterwards to talk all night about it and how great Daniel was. :oops: Last Sat. I worked and would have been too tired to see it (that was my friend's concern) I am never too tired to see Daniel. :lol: Friday night I plan to see the CR dvd and be ready the next day for QoS. A good plan don't you think? I will let you all know my thoughts about the movie afterwards.
Seeing those two films back to back is the best way to do it. Enjoy :D
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The top notch acting in the Weisz/Craig/Spall 'Betrayal' is emotionally true, often v funny and its beautifully staged with filmic qualities..

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Post by Thelma » Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:36 am

Thank you. Love the last one. :lol:

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Post by Daskedusken » Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:31 pm

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Post by Germangirl » Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:45 am

An Open (Break Up) Letter to Daniel Craig

Dear Daniel,
We need to talk.


Things have been a little rocky with us ever since you landed Casino Royale. I probably shouldn’t have said that Pierce Brosnan will always be my favorite Bond, but I bet you’re glad that I talked you down from that bottle of L’Oreal Feria Espresso #47 now.
Since you’ve been dropping hints about it all month, I guess I’ll see Quantum of Solace sooner or later (a little needy, Dan, but whatever). I still think you’re trying to tell me something with that title. In fact, we probably both need some space. Your jokes about literally piercing people with your blue eyes have gotten old. They’re not lasers.
Anyway, I left a box of your things by the front door: CDs, t-shirts, Mr. Tinkles, soda, purple stuff, Sunny-D. Pick it up next time you’re in town. Oh, and I’m keeping the Aston Martin.
http://underthebutton.com/2008/11/an-op ... /–Victoria T.
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Post by Elvenstar » Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:24 am

Who's got the most enviable passport? Bond, James Bond
Lisa Monforton, Calgary Herald
Published: Friday, November 21, 2008

James Bond has been an indefatigable globetrotter for 46 years, jetting about like a man with a golden credit card. If he were a mere travelling mortal, he'd have racked up a stratospheric number of air miles. But in Bond's reality, sometimes the world of air travel is just not enough.

When duty calls, flying seems so pedestrian and not nearly as arousing as touching down in a parachute, rocket, speed boat, yacht, Bentley or Aston Martin.
After all, the four Bs of Bond filmdom are built on the exotic - babes, bad guys and ballistics. Those backdrops have included Istanbul (From Russia With Love, The World Is Not Enough), Corfu (For Your Eyes Only), Tangier, (The Living Daylights), and Iguazu Falls (Moonraker). For the record, even Canada's glorious north has had two cameos: Baffin Island and Auyuittuq National Park in The Spy Who Loved Me.

But Bond has not been so worldly in every movie. The least travelled Bond in the 22-film franchise is Sean Connery's virgin Bond film, Dr. No. A mere three shooting locations were used, one of them the MI6 headquarters in London, (filmed at Pinewood studios) and then a North American itinerary that only touches down in Kingston and Crab Key, Jamaica.

Font:****Quantum of Solace out-jet-sets them all with locations on three continents and in six countries: the U.K., Austria, Chile, Italy, Mexico and Panama.

Even though you may not aspire to travel like 007, why would you want to? Though he gets to go to some of the most fabulous places on the planet, he barely gets a moment to swallow his expertly made cocktail in a swanky hotel before he's free-falling through glass ceilings. This Bond travelogue, based on locations in the Quantum of Solace, offers adventurous sightseeing suggestions, must-sees and the chance to do something Bond doesn't often get to do: savour the scenery.

Bond's London
You don't need to do much reconnaissance to visit Bond's London headquarters, also the birthplace of his creator Ian Fleming. VisitBritain.com has devised clever ways to live the spy life. Choose from three itineraries: James Bond's London, which includes jetting on a speedboat up the Thames, oysters and cocktails at Scott's, (a posh little brasserie in the tony neighbourhood of Mayfair), a visit to Harrod's and the Imperial War Museum. The museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Ian Fleming's birth in an exhibit entitled For Your Eyes Only, which includes keepsakes, such as Daniel Craig's blood-stained shirt from
Casino Royale, manuscripts and other memorabilia. It's on until March 2009.

If you'd rather try to look and smell like Bond from head to toe, take some fashion cues from the folks at visitbritain.com. They divulge London's most venerable barbershop, Truefitt & Hill, the oldest barbershop in the world whose barbers have shorn the locks of rock-stars and royalty alike. Of course, you'll be shopping at
Harrod's for Tom Ford suits (who Craig commissioned for all of his clothing in Quantum) and visiting the Floris perfumery, mentioned in several of Fleming's novels. A visit to Church's shoemakers will have you properly shod in the tradition of several Bonds.

For details, go to visitbritain.com/007.

Bregenze, Austria

Puccini's Tosca is centre stage at the Bregenz Festival, while Bond spies on Quantum's head honchos on the city's beautiful floating stage with a weird, huge blue eye dominating the set.

In real life, Bregenz is an idyllic medieval city, located on the shores of Lake Constance, with green rolling farmland and the Alps framing the entire pretty picture. The city is known for its lively theatre scene and the floating stage, where opera and theatre performances take place during the annual summer festival.
Next summer, the festival will stage Verdi's Aida (July 23 to Aug. 23), performed by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. There are about 20 hotels if you want to stay, but it's a short drive to Salzburg, Vienna or Zurich.

While in Bregenz, take the gondola up Pfander for magnificent views of the Swiss Alps and Lake Constance. Or hop on one of the many pleasure boats plying the waters, then spend the night at one of the casinos playing poker a la Bond, Vesper Martini in hand.

Party in Siena

Bond clambers through cobblestone alleyways and over rooftops and terraces in an attempt to get the bad guys, in Siena, Italy, all while the Sienese horse racing tradition called Palio di Siena is kicking up dust in the background. Never mind getting revenge - regale in the 300-year-old adrenalin-pumping Il Palio, as it's known locally.

This raucous party, July 2 and Aug. 16, pits 10 bareback horseback riders, representing 10 city wards against each other in a race that lasts for a grand total of about 75 seconds. Dressed in reds, greens, blues and yellows, depending on the ward, the riders round a dirt-covered track at breakneck speed while cheering spectators jam the central piazza. Before and after parties go on for sometimes weeks. Better get your tickets early; they're often sold out eight months in advance. (ilpalio.org@tele2.it).

For a more sedate stay, steer clear of the festival and visit the Piazza de Campo after the dust has settled. You can climb the Torre de Mangio to see the pretty rooftops Bond raced across.

You'll be doing what Bond would rather be doing at the Grand Hotel Continental in Siena, which is offering a James Bond Siena package until March 31, 2009. It includes buffet breakfast, in-room champagne the first morning of your stay, a guided visit to the "Bottini" underground waterworks and city sites in the film, martinis for two at the hotel's Sapordivino Winebar for two and one four-course dinner for two in the private Wine Cellar. Depending on the room, prices range from $1,900 to $2,600. You're on your own when it comes to overnight guests.

Atacama Desert, Chile

If your tastes run to extremes, like inhospitable desert climates, you might enjoy visiting the Atacama Desert, the scene stealer in the third act of Quantum. The Atacama is a narrow, 1,000-kilometre expanse running up the Pacific coast of Peru into Chile. National Geographic gave it the dubious title of the driest terrain on the planet. There has never been a recorded drop of moisture, but somehow a million people manage to eke out an existence here. At press time, there were no vacation packages, only information as sparse as the desert itself, and mostly written by gonzo travellers.

Check out world66.com for travel details and places to see and stay. If you're an astronomy buff, Atacama has some of the world's largest observatories for stargazing due to it clear skies at least 340 days a year. Cerro Paranal Observatory is featured in Quantum and does offer tours two weekends each month. (eso.org/paranal)

San Felipe, MexicoBond doesn't land here for a little beachside R & R, rather opting to nip in on an antiquated DC 3. San Felipe is best known for its laid-back vibe, with an enviable location on the sandy shores of the Sea of Cortez in the Baja. The sleepy fishing village is truly a place to get away from it all, including the bad guys.

Not served by an airport, most people get here by driving. It's famed for its busy highways come November, filled with snowbirds hitting the road in their RVs to settle into town for the winter. It's a five-hour drive from San Diego, and about seven from Arizona.

The beauty of San Felipe is its dreamy un-Bond lifestyle and its setting, with a not so Bond menu of giant shrimp, margaritas and cervezas. For more information, check out sanfelipe.com.mx

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Post by Germangirl » Wed Nov 26, 2008 5:53 pm

Daniel Craig's Oscar Flick: Defiance

Posted on October 27th, 2008 9:51 AM by Reel Movie Guy

The new bond flick, Quantum of Solace, starring Daniel Craig is due out in theaters in just a few short weeks. Craig, however, might be a little more excited for his next flick, Defiance, which has Oscar written all over it. MTV Movies Blog recently spoke with producer Marshall Kerskovitz.
Defiance, which is directed by Ed Zwick, the man behind Oscar-nominated Blood Diamond and The Last Samurai, is a true story set during World War 2. According to producer Marshall Kersovitz:
"The film is basically about these 3 brothers, and Daniel Craig is one of them, who run into the woods when the Germans invade in 1941 and they end up saving a huge number of Jews, 1200 people they saved. It’s an amazing true story; there is a moment in the film with these people who have just been through hell, living in the woods through the winter and all that. They capture a German soldier and what happens in that moment - and what you see on Daniel Craig’s face - is really quite extraordinary."

Sounds good! We can't wait for our favorite James Bond since Connery to finally get the Oscar he deserves. Herskovitz had the following to say about Craig:
"The thing about Daniel is that those of us in the business who have been watching his performances for years have been saying this guy is going to be a big star, he is one of those people like Steve McQueen, who combines this charisma, this incredible look, that’s not even about handsome or not handsome, it’s just an amazing, masculine, wonderful, attractive look. So when you find those things together in a person, watch out!”

http://www.reelmovienews.com/2008/10/da ... -defiance/

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Post by Guinness » Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:55 pm

Germangirl wrote:An Open (Break Up) Letter to Daniel Craig

Dear Daniel,
We need to talk.


Things have been a little rocky with us ever since you landed Casino Royale. I probably shouldn’t have said that Pierce Brosnan will always be my favorite Bond, but I bet you’re glad that I talked you down from that bottle of L’Oreal Feria Espresso #47 now.
Since you’ve been dropping hints about it all month, I guess I’ll see Quantum of Solace sooner or later (a little needy, Dan, but whatever). I still think you’re trying to tell me something with that title. In fact, we probably both need some space. Your jokes about literally piercing people with your blue eyes have gotten old. They’re not lasers.
Anyway, I left a box of your things by the front door: CDs, t-shirts, Mr. Tinkles, soda, purple stuff, Sunny-D. Pick it up next time you’re in town. Oh, and I’m keeping the Aston Martin.
http://underthebutton.com/2008/11/an-op ... /–Victoria T.
thx, i did a small but contributory reply. i had to write something! ~guinness.

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Post by Daskedusken » Sat Nov 29, 2008 1:59 pm

Sir Roger Moore praises Daniel Craig to Hong Kong press
Bond News - 28-11-08

From one Bond to another: job well done. Roger Moore told reporters in Hong Kong on Thursday that Daniel Craig was "marvelous" as James Bond because he brought a fresh dimension to the character.

The 81-year-old actor, who starred in seven Bond films in the 1970s and the 1980s, said Craig's performances in Steven Spielberg's 2005 political thriller "Munich" and "Sylvia" in 2003, in which he plays the poet Ted Hughes, helped shape a new Bond.

"All of those parts were very, very different to one's conception of Bond ... I thought he was absolutely marvelous," Moore said of Craig's acting in "Casino Royale."

Fans have criticized the casting of Craig, questioning whether a stage-trained actor with little action experience pull off the role of Bond.

Moore, speaking at an event in Hong Kong to promote his autobiography "My Word Is My Bond," said he had yet to see Craig's latest turn as the British spy in "Quantum of Solace."

Moore said he met Craig for the first time at a recent celebration for Bond creator Ian Fleming in London and found him a "charming guy."

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Post by Daskedusken » Sat Nov 29, 2008 2:00 pm

George Lazenby talks about his time as 007 and comments on Craig
Bond News - 27-11-08

As 007 fever reaches an all-time high with "Quantum of Solace" breaking box-office records around the world, Pacific Palisades caught up with "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" star George Lazenby.

Agent 007 fans will forever argue over which James Bond rules. Some defend the original, Sean Connery. Another camp prefers the campier Roger Moore. Pierce Brosnan may be the best-looking Bond; Timothy Daltry, the most underrated. Others root for the latest licensed-to-kill lothario, 'blond Bond' Daniel Craig, whose second blockbuster, 'Quantum of Solace,''grossed $70.4 million on November 14''the biggest Bond opening ever.

Of all the films, this writer prefers the Alpine-themed thriller in which Bond gets married and tussles Telly Savalas' Blofeld. Love it or hate it, Peter Hunt's 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' is the least formulaic Bond escapade, and the 1969 film's star was Lazenby. George Lazenby.

Last week, as 'Quantum' topped the box office, the Palisadian-Post talked about Bond and beyond with Lazenby at the Australian actor's Brentwood residence.

The former male model played the British super-spy only once, with the unenviable task of following Connery after a five-movie run. But before discussing Bond, Lazenby, lethally good-looking at 69, evokes another pair of icons.

'Jimi Hendrix was supposed to do the music for my movie [1971's 'Universal Soldier']. Then he died,' explains Lazenby, relaxing in his airy living room. 'Bruce Lee was supposed to do a movie with me and then he died.

'I hardly knew either of them,' he continues, although he got to know Hendrix (who was dating a woman staying at Lazenby's London abode) just prior to the guitar virtuoso's death. Hendrix lived in England because 'some gangsters were after him in New York. He kept a pair of scissors in his belt for protection.'

Lazenby, due to star opposite Lee, didn't. The martial-arts legend complained of a headache at their July 1973 lunch meeting to discuss 'Game of Death.' The next day, Lee's press agent called with the tragic news.

If these celebrities make odd bedfellows, recall that early-'70s London was that hedonistic hippie-haven 'Austin Powers' lampooned. Which explains why Lazenby was cavalier about his Bond assignment.

'It was Connery's gig,' says Lazenby, who, at 29, became the youngest 007 actor, was of the generation who felt that 'Bond was pass'. I was wearing stove pipe pants, everyone was wearing bell bottoms. I had short hair, the hippies wore long hair. It wasn't fashionable to kill people. Women were coming on to men.'

Contrary to Internet data, Lazenby was not discovered in a commercial. He was rooming with fellow Aussie male model, Ken Gaherity, who knew Maggie Abbott, a CMA (today ICM) agent.

'The Beatles and the Stones were getting too famous to get out of the house without being mobbed,' Abbott tells the Post from her Palm Springs home. 'They couldn't go to the pictures, so they asked, 'Can you do some private screenings?''

Bond producers Albert 'Cubby' Broccoli and Harry Saltzman invited Abbott to one such screening. Abbott invited Gaherity, who instead sent Lazenby with her.

Two weeks later, the producers phoned Abbott in despair.

'They were looking for a James Bond and they were having a lot of difficulty and frustration,' Abbott says. 'They pleaded, 'Oh, Maggie, come on! You've got to know someone! He doesn't have to be famous, just someone who has the look, the confidence.''

Abbott urged Lazenby, in Paris, to return to London to screen test for a feature she could not discuss by phone. That, of course, was 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service.'

Lazenby showed up for an audition looking Bond-like in sharp threads, a Rolex, and short hair. But if you think Lazenby was self-conscious about filling Connery's tux, guess again.

'An actor would go into an audition for the role thinking of Connery, but I wasn't an actor,' Lazenby admits. 'I was so arrogant, I had nothing to lose.'

'Cubby and Harry were watching George cross the road out of the first floor of their building,' Abbott says, 'They were impressed. He hadn't even come to the office yet.'

Lazenby by-passed a receptionist to race upstairs and impress casting director Dyson Lovell. Inside Saltzman's office, Lazenby acted defiant and indifferent, listed bogus foreign-feature credits, even demanded remuneration for his screen test (and received it).

Lazenby's aloofness won him the part, after which the model scrambled to find an acting coach. That same day, Lazenby landed manager Ronan O'Rahilly, tickled Lazenby had duped Bond's producers. 'Majesty's' director Hunt, Lazenby adds, enjoyed 'a belly-laugh' when informed Lazenby had never acted. But that was okay'Hunt had never directed ('Majesty's' became Hunt's only Bond flick).

When 'Majesty's' producers realized 'he's a clothes peg,' Lazenby recalls, they balked. Hunt fought to keep him.

Lazenby disputes rumors that Brigitte Bardot was up for the Tracy Bond part, ultimately played by Diana Rigg. Catherine Deneuve verbally agreed to do 'Majesty's,' but pulled out upon hearing a novice had been cast. Unsurprisingly, Lazenby would have preferred Deneuve, as 'Majesty's' shoot was fraught with tension, although the October 30 Paris Match claimed that, of all the Bonds, Lois Maxwell (amatory receptionist Moneypenny in 14 Bond films) became enamored with Lazenby.

Rahilly convinced Lazenby to turn down a seven-film Bond contract''despite Saltzman offering Lazenby $1 million plus stock (Clint Eastwood earned $500,000 per picture)''because he thought Lazenby could make the money in two movies. Na've to the business, Lazenby listened to Rahilly, later regretting it. On mixed reviews, 'Majesty's' fell short of Connery's grosses.

After 'Majesty's,' Lazenby socialized with David Niven (who played Bond in the 1967 'Casino Royale'), Grace Kelly, and Peter Sellers, with whom he improvised a 'gumboots and umbrellas' London-fundraiser dance routine. Lazenby and Sellers were 'temporarily friends' until Sellers accused Lazenby, who had worked with his wife, of sleeping with her.

Lazenby enjoyed cameos in such Bond-inspired ventures as 'The Nude Bomb' (1980's 'Get Smart' feature). 'Emmanuelle' sequels followed. Semi-retired, Lazenby, to paraphrase a 'Majesty's' line, now has all the time in the world'

So what does Bond No. 2 think of 007's new direction?

'I was quite impressed with Dan Craig's acting,' says Lazenby. 'He didn't look like a Bond. I saw him in the movie and he convinced me.'

But he finds the violence excessive. 'Maybe I'm too old, but the guy is a cold-hearted murderer. I think I gave him some heart.'

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Post by advicky » Sat Nov 29, 2008 2:40 pm

James Bond joins Barack Obama in Who's Who
Daniel Craig and President-elect Barack Obama are among the new entries in the latest edition of Who's Who, the unrivalled compendium of the great and the good.

Craig, 40, is the fourth James Bond to join the gallery of men and women deemed to be sufficiently "noteworthy and influential" or to have made a "huge impact on today's culture".

The Guildford School of Music and Drama educated actor has joined Sir Sean Connery, Sir Roger Moore and Pierce Brosnan, who all played 007, in the red bible of the hoi polloi.

Only Timothy Dalton and George Lazenby, who were less successful as Ian Fleming's secret agent, have failed to make the grade.

Mr Obama, 47, who will be sworn in as the 44th president of the United States next month, makes his debut appearance alongside Kevin Rudd the Australian Prime Minister who ended John Howard's 11-year premiership last November. Mr Obama has listed, among his occupations, Democratic Candidate for Presidency of USA, 2008.

David Gilmour, 62, has entered the first time some 40 years after he joined the rock bank Pink Floyd. Earlier this year Gilmour, who has had a successful career as a solo artiste, won the prestigious Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Andrew Feldman, the chief executive of the Conservative Party and David Cameron's closest friend, is also included for the first time. Mr Feldman, a friend of Mr Cameron's from Oxford, hit the headlines for all the wrong this reasons this summer in Corfu.

He accompanied George Osborne, the Shadow Chancellor, on to the luxury yacht owned by the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Mr Feldman, who is Mr Cameron's personal fund-raiser, and Mr Osborne discussed a possible £50,000 donation from the billionaire Russian businessman.

There are 165 women among the 846 new names in the latest issue of Who's Who with the oldest female entry Ann Heseltine, 74, who is the wife of the former Tory Cabinet minister Lord Heseltine. Lady Heseltine sits on a clutch of public bodies and is a trustee of the National Gallery.

The oldest entry is Sir Cecil Graham, 80 Emeritus Consultant Paediatrician at the Children's Development Centre in St Michael, Barbados. The youngest is Viscount Severn, the son of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, who was born on December 17. The youngest non-hereditary entry is Christopher Gray, 20, the director of music at Truro Cathedral.

Other new entries include Rob Brydon, a star of Gavin and Stacey the television comedy Sophie Raworth, the BBC newsreader the fashion designer Anya Hindmarch, who is known as the handbag queen, Jiri Belohlavek, Chief Conductor of BBC Symphony Orchestra, and Mary Berry, the television cook and "queen of the aga". Fiona Millar, the chairman of the Family and Parenting Institute, joins her partner Alastair Campbell, who was Tony Blair's communications secretary, for the first time. Michael Ellam, who is Gordon Brown's communications chief, is included for the first time.

Mark Billingham, the author of the Tom Thorne series about a tormented Detective Inspector in the Metropolitan Police, has listed his interests as: "Supporting Wolverhampton Wanderers in spite of everything, trying to smuggle examples of Victorian taxidermy into the house."

The QC Graham Bright lists murdering Schubert as his favourite pastime.

Who's new:

Daniel Craig - actor

Rob Brydon - actor & writer

Sophie Raworth - BBC journalist

Kate Silverton - BBC journalist

Mary Berry - TV cook

David Gilmour - Pink Floyd singer / songwriter

President-Elect Barack Obama

Mark Billingham - crime writer and comedian

Jiri Belohlavek - Chief Conductor of BBC Symphony Orchestra

Mark Lawrenson - football pundit

Andrew Feldman, chief executive Conservative Party

Michael Ellam, Downing Street communciations chief

Viscount Severn the only son of the Earl and Countess of Wessex


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