Bond in Motion Presents: James Bond Lyricist Don Black & Composer David Arnold in Conversation with Edith Bowman

20 February, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for the first in a series of events celebrating the talented specialists behind the James Bond films. Lyricist Don Black and composer David Arnold will be in conversation with broadcaster and writer Edith Bowman on Tuesday 20 March 2018 at the London Film Museum, home to the Bond in Motion exhibition.

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Bowman will be talking to Black and Arnold about the songwriting process and the inspiration for their songs.

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Lyricist Don Black

Award-winning lyricist, Black has written over a hundred songs for motion pictures including a quintet of James Bond theme songs - Thunderball, Diamonds Are Forever, The Man With The Golden Gun, ‘Surrender’ from Tomorrow Never Dies, and The World is Not Enough.

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Composer David Arnold

A fan of the James Bond film series and its music from an early age, David Arnold is best known for scoring Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.

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Edith Bowman

A huge movie fan and respected film presenter, broadcaster Edith Bowman has hosted TV and radio shows across all the major networks. She has her own successful podcast, Soundtracking, which explores the relationship between film and music.

The evening will commence at 6:30 pm with a Champagne Bollinger reception during which guests may enjoy the Bond in Motion exhibition which features over 100 original items from the long-running film franchise including cars, boats, motorbikes, concept drawings, storyboards, costumes, and model miniatures. The event will finish at 8 pm.

Tickets cost £49 and are on sale now with limited availability from the official 007 online store.

The London Film Museum is located at 45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7BN.


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