Sunday, 2 July 2017

Doctor Who Vs. James Bond, Part 13: Quantum of Solace

The twenty-second entry in the James Bond film franchise - the second to star Daniel Craig 
as the iconic British secret agent Commander
Bond, was released by MGM and Eon Productions
in late 2008.
The film title was taken from Ian Fleming's 1959
short story collection, For Your Eyes OnlyLocation filming was undertaken in Mexico, Panama, Chile,
Italy, Austria and Wales, with interiors filmed at
 the custom-built 007 Stage aPinewood studios.
Shown again on ITV last night, Quantum of Solace featured Judi Dench (as M), Gemma Arterton (Strawberry Fields), Olga Kurylenko (Camille), 
Mathieu Amalric (Greene), and these twelve 
Doctor Who cast and crew connections:

  • Rory Kinnear (Bill Tanner here, Skyfall and Spectre) voiced Samuel Belfrage for Big Finish's Industrial Evolution (2011)
  • Tim Piggot-Smith (Foreign Secretary) played Captain Harker in The Claws of Axos, and Marco in The Masque of Mandragora
  • Glenn Foster (Mitchell) was a stuntman on Tooth and Claw
  • Derek Lea (Bodyguard) was a stuntman on DalekBad WolfThe Parting of the WaysThe Age of Steel and Partners in Crime
  • sound FX editor Richard Fordham was the foley artist on Time Heist and the dialogue editor on In the Forest of the Night
  • Dani Biernat was also a stunt performer on The Christmas Invasion, New EarthThe Sound of Drums and Amy's Choice
  • Rob Hunt was a stuntman on The Runaway Bride and The Day of the Doctor too
  • Maurice Lee was also a stuntman on The Christmas InvasionNew EarthTooth and ClawSchool Reunion and The Next Doctor
  • stuntmen Levan Doran, Kai Martin and Peter Miles all worked on Tooth and Claw too
  • Tina Maskell was also a stunt performer on Boom Town and The Runaway Bride

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