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The Roger Moore Stage unveiled at Pinewood Studios

16 October, 2017

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

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The new Roger Moore Stage at Pinewood Studios
photo © Pinewood Studios

HRH The Countess of Wessex opened the stage and led the afternoon celebration of 300 cast, crew, family and friends on Sunday October 15th at Pinewood Studios.

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Sir Michael Caine paid tribute on stage to Sir Roger Moore
photo © Stephen Fry

On-stage tributes came from Dame Joan Collins, Sir Michael Caine, Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli and, on behalf of UNICEF, David Walliams.

The afternoon featured live music from the Julian Rachlin Quartet and Q The Music.

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The Bond tribute band Q The Music performed at the event
photo © Gyles Brandreth

Several of Roger Moore's film and tv 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.

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A Volvo P1800 in The Saint colors with signatures and Saint logo

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Aston Martin DBS with BS1 licence plate, as driven by Brett Sinclair (Roger Moore) in The Persuaders
photo © David Walliams

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Lotus Esprit Submarine from The Spy Who Loved Me

Three Bond girls joined the celebration: Madeline Smith (Miss Caruso in Live And Let Die), Gloria Hendry (Rosie Carver in Live And Let Die) and Lynn-Holly Johnson (Bibi Dahl in For Your Eyes Only).

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Program booklet of the Roger Moore Tribute at Pinewood Studios
photo © Mark Mawston

Other celebrities at the event included Stephen Fry, Sanjeev Basker, Stefanie Powers, Lord Grade of Yarnmouth, and Sir Tim Rice.

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Joan Collins and Adam Bricusse (middle) with Geoffrey & Christian, the sons of Sir and Lady Moore

Lady Moore and the star's three children paid an emotional end tribute, saying just how proud Roger would be to see his name dominate the Pinewood lot.

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The Roger Moore Stage at Pinewood Studios
© Mark Mawston

007 Stage
The Roger Moore Stage is the second stage on Pinewood dedicated to Bond. The first is the famous "007 Stage" which was originally conceived in 1976 by production designer Ken Adam to house the immense set he had designed for the interior of the Liparus supertanker in The Spy Who Loved Me.

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The Albert R. Broccoli 007 Stage
© Bond Lifestyle

The stage was named "007 Stage" when it opened, but in 1985 it was rebuilt after a fire and named "Albert R. Broccoli 007 Stage", celebrating the famous James Bond film producer.

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